Thomas, Alaphilippe and Nibali among strong start list for Deutschland Tour 2019

The Deutschland Tour 2019 takes place from August 29 to September 1

Geraint Thomas at the Tour de France 2019 (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)
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The Deutschland Tour is a four-day race with the 2019 edition boasting a number of high-profile riders.

Geraint Thomas (Ineos) and Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck - Quick-Step) and Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) are the biggest names set to race in Germany.

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This will be the Thomas' and Nibali's first race back after the 2019 Tour de France, with Alaphilippe lining up for the Clásica San Sebastián but abandoning soon into the race.

Representing the home nation, will be Bora-Hansgrohe's Emanuel Buchmann and Pascal Ackermann, with Caleb Ewan (Lotto-Soudal), Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) and André Greipel (Arkéa-Samsic) also expected to contest the sprints.

The race takes place over four stages with the hardest stages defined by short climbs that may not lend themselves to the pure climbers. Overall gaps are likely to be small in a closely fought race with last year's winner Matej Mohorič (Bahrain-Merida) winning by just six seconds over Nils Politt (Katusha-Alpecin).

Trek - Segafredo

BERNARD Julien

GOGL Michael

PEDERSEN Mads

PORTE Richie

SKUJIŅŠ Toms

STUYVEN Jasper

Team Sunweb

BOL Cees

HAMILTON Chris

HINDLEY Jai

HIRSCHI Marc

KÄMNA Lennard

KANTER Max

Jumbo-Visma

BOUWMAN Koen

LINDEMAN Bert-Jan

MARTENS Paul

ROOSEN Timo

DE PLUS Laurens

VINGEGAARD Jonas

EF Education First

BENNETT Sean

BETTIOL Alberto

KANGERT Tanel

MODOLO Sacha

SCULLY Tom

WHELAN James

UAE Team Emirates

KRISTOFF Alexander

CONSONNI Simone

MARTIN Dan

LAENGEN Vegard Stake

ULISSI Diego

RIABUSHENKO Alexandr

Team Dimension Data

JANSE VAN RENSBURG Reinardt

DAVIES Scott

EISEL Bernhard

RENSHAW Mark

SLAGTER Tom-Jelte

THOMSON Jay Robert

Arkéa-Samsic

GREIPEL André

BONNAMOUR Franck

BOUET Maxime

FEILLU Brice

GESBERT Élie

HARDY Romain

Astana Pro Team

CORT Magnus

BOHÓRQUEZ Hernando

CONTRERAS Rodrigo

VILLELLA Davide

ZEITS Andrey

LUTSENKO Alexey

Team Ineos

KWIATKOWSKI Michał

ROWE Luke

SIVAKOV Pavel

SWIFT Ben

THOMAS Geraint

Katusha-Alpecin

BIERMANS Jenthe

DOWSETT Alex

GONÇALVES José

HOLLMANN Juri

POLITT Nils

ŠPILAK Simon

Bahrain-Merida

NIBALI Vincenzo

COLBRELLI Sonny

GAROSIO Andrea

CARUSO Damiano

NIBALI Antonio

SIEBERG Marcel

Bora-Hansgrohe

ACKERMANN Pascal

BUCHMANN Emanuel

BURGHARDT Marcus

SCHILLINGER Andreas

SCHWARZMANN Michael

SELIG Rüdiger

Bike Aid

HOLLER Nikodemus

BICHLMANN Daniel

CARSTENSEN Lucas

DEBESAY Mekseb

VAN ENGELEN Adne

WOLF Justin

P&S Metalltechnik

MANDRYSCH John

ASCHENBRENNER Michel

NOLDE Tobias

RÖBER Dominik

SCHORMAIR Fabian

STARK Immanuel

Dauner D&DQ-Akkon

MAMOS Philipp

BAUER Dominik

BRAUN Julian

HEIDER Christopher

HEMING Mika

THURAU Sven

Lotto - Kern Haus

RUTSCH Jonas

HEIDUK Kim

HENN Luca

HUGGER Jan

HUPPERTZ Joshua

KESSLER Robert

CCC Team

ZOIDL Riccardo

GESCHKE Simon

GRADEK Kamil

ROSSKOPF Joey

VAN HOECKE Gijs

WRIGHT Alfred

AG2R La Mondiale

CHEREL Mickaël

DENZ Nico

DUPONT Hubert

FRANK Mathias

GASTAUER Ben

PETERS Nans

Deceuninck - Quick-Step

ALAPHILIPPE Julian

ASGREEN Kasper

EVENEPOEL Remco

LAMPAERT Yves

MAS Enric

SERRY Pieter

Lotto-Soudal

EWAN Caleb

FRISON Frederik

KEUKELEIRE Jens

KLUGE Roger

MAES Nikolas

VANENDERT Jelle

Gazprom-RusVelo

SHALUNOV Evgeny

ARSLANOV Ildar

KURIANOV Stepan

NYCH Artem

PORSEV Alexander

ROVNY Ivan

SHILOV Sergey

Wanty - Gobert Cycling Team

BACKAERT Frederik

DOUBEY Fabien

EIKING Odd Christian

VAN MELSEN Kevin

VANSPEYBROUCK Pieter

VLIEGEN Loïc

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