Ruta del Sol 2020 start list

Provisional list of riders and teams taking part in the 2020 Ruta del Sol in Spain, from February 19-23

The list of riders and teams taking part in the 2020 Ruta del Sol from February 19-23 is slowly being confirmed, with a number of big names beginning their seasons in Spain.

Defending champion Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) will open his season at the race, as will Mikel Landa for his new team Bahrain-McLaren. Rod Ellingworth’s team will be taking a strong line-up, including Dylan Teuns, Sonny Colbrelli, and Matej Mohorič.

>> Subscribe to Cycling Weekly this Autumn and save 35%. Enjoy the luxury of home delivery and never miss an issue <<

British Tour Down Under stage winner Matt Holmes will be racing for Lotto-Soudal, while Ag2r La Mondiale’s Oliver Naesen will also take the start line.

Movistar are expected to field both Marc Soler and Enric Mas, while Mikel Nieve and Jack Haig could ride for Mitchelton-Scott.

>>> Ruta del Sol 2020 live TV guide

The 2020 edition of the race, which is also known as the Vuelta a Andalucia, covers five stages, includes a number of category one climbs throughout the week to test the climbers’ early-season legs, and culminates in an individual time trial on the final day.

Astana (confirmed)

FUGLSANG Jakob (Den)
IZAGIRRE Ion (Esp)
VLASOV Aleksandr (Rus)
HOULE Hugo (Can)
GRUZDEV Dmitriy (Kaz)
PRONSKIY Vadim (Kaz)
FOMINYKH Daniil (Kaz)

Lotto-Soudal (confirmed)

ARMÉE Sander (Bel)
HOLMES Matthew (GBr)
MARCZYŃSKI Tomasz (Pol)
VANHOUCKE Harm (Bel)
GOOSSENS Kobe (Bel)
VAN GOETHEM Brian (Ned)
OLDANI Stefano (Ita)

Bahrain-McLaren (confirmed)

LANDA Mikel (Esp)
TEUNS Dylan (Bel)
MOHORIČ Matej (Slo)
CARUSO Damiano (Ita)
COLBRELLI Sonny (Ita)
BILBAO Pello (Esp)
GARCÍA CORTINA Iván (Esp)

Ag2r La Mondiale (confirmed)

NAESEN Oliver (Bel)
VANDENBERGH Stijn (Bel)
LATOUR Pierre (Fra)
DILLIER Silvan (Sui)
VENTURINI Clément (Fra)
NAESEN Lawrence (Bel)
GOUGEARD Alexis (Fra)

UAE Team Emirates (confirmed)

CONTI Valerio (Ita)
MCNULTY Brandon (USA)
DE LA CRUZ David (Esp)
MIRZA Yousif (UAE)
RAVASI Edward (Ita)
LAENGEN Vegard Stake (Nor)
COVI Alessandro (Ita)

Jumbo-Visma

TOLHOEK Antwan (Ned)
HOFSTEDE Lennard (Ned)
MARTENS Paul (Ger)
LINDEMAN Bert-Jan (Ned)
VAN DER HOORN Taco (Ned)
HARPER Chris (Aus)
LEEZER Tom (Ned)

Mitchelton-Scott

NIEVE Mikel (Esp)
HAIG Jack (Aus)
ZIETS Andrey (Kaz)
AFFINI Edoardo (Ita)
EDMONDSON Alex (Aus)
BOOKWALTER Brent (USA)
KONYCHEV Alexander (Ita)

Movistar

SOLER Marc (Esp)
MAS Enric (Esp)
PRADES Eduard (Esp)
ROELANDTS Jurgen (Bel)
MORA Sebastián (Esp)
ARCAS Jorge (Esp)
OLIVEIRA Nelson (Por)
PEDRERO Antonio (Esp)

Total Direct Energie

TERPSTRA Niki (Fra)
GAUDIN Damien (Fra)
PETIT Adrien (Fra)
SICARD Romain (Fra)
COUSIN Jérôme (Fra)
SIMON Julien (Fra)
VAN GESTEL Dries (Bel)

Burgos-BH

SMIT Willie (RSA)
GUERRERO Pablo (Esp)
RUBIO Diego (Esp)
CUBERO Jorge (Esp)
EZQUERRA Jesús (Esp)
CABEDO Óscar (Esp)

Gazprom – RusVelo

STRAKHOV Dmitry (Rus)
KUZNETSOV Viacheslav (Rus)
VELASCO Simone (Ita)
SCARONI Cristian (Ita)

Sport Vlaanderen – Baloise

PLANCKAERT Edward (Bel)
SPRENGERS Thomas (Bel)
CAPIOT Amaury (Bel)
DELTOMBE Kevin (Bel)
VAN POUCKE Aaron (Bel)
VERWILST Aaron (Bel)
WARLOP Jordi (Bel)

Circus – Wanty Gobert

BAKELANTS Jan (Bel)
VLEIGEN Loic (Bel)
PASQUALON Andrea (Ita)
OFFREDO Yoann (Fra)
LAMMERTINK Maurits (Ned)
DE PLUS Jasper (Bel)
BELLICAUS Jeremy (Fra)

Caja Rural-Seguros RGA

CAUDROS Alvaro (Esp)
MARTIN Sergio (Esp)
SERRANO Gonzalo (Esp)
AULAR Orluis (Ven)
URBANO Carmelo (Esp)
NICOLAU Joel (Esp)
CEPEDA Jefferson (Ecu)

B&B Hotels – Vital Concept p/b KTM

COQUARD Bryan (Fra)
DEBUSSCHERE Jens (Bel)
SCHÖNBERGER Sebastian (Aut)
MORICE Julien (Fra)
BOECKMANS Kris (Bel)
REZA Kevin (Fra)
COQUARD Bryan (Fra)

Fundación-Orbea

FERNÁNDEZ Ruben (Esp)
ITURRIA Mikel (Esp)
BIZKARRA Mikel (Esp)
LOBATO Juan José (Esp)