Tour de France 2022 start list: Tadej Pogačar, Primož Roglič and Wout Van Aert all line up for the 109th edition

The squads of all 22 teams starting in Denmark in the battle for the yellow jersey

Tour de France startlist
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The 2022 Tour de France begins on Friday 1 July, with 176 riders taking to the start line at the Grand Départ in Denmark before finishing, as usual, on the Champs-Élysées in Paris on Sunday 24 July. 

Reigning champion, Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) is returning to try and win the title for the third successive year over the 21 days of racing to Paris, but he and his team will face a tough battle for the Maillot Jaune. 

His compatriot Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) is expected to provide him the most difficult test at the Grand Tour, with Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma), and Daniel Martínez (Ineos Grenadiers) ready and waiting for any opportunities in the general classification. 

Geraint Thomas (Ineos Grenadiers), Tour winner from 2018, also lines up, but he will likely ride for his teammates rather than making an attempt at the yellow jersey himself, despite recently winning the Tour de Suisse. After twice finishing second at the Tour de France before, and once in third, Nairo Quintana (Arkéa Samsic) is no doubt desperate to stand on the top step of the podium this time around, though his chances in doing so look slim.

Chris Froome (Israel-Premier Tech) is starting at the 2022 Tour de France, and while a GC challenge is extremely unlikely, the four-time Tour winner will still believe he can produce consistently over the three weeks.

Romain Bardet (Team DSM) perhaps offers France's greatest opportunity at a home win, though he has previously stated stage wins are the main goal at this Tour, rather than the overall victory. 

Plenty of other riders are aiming for stage wins and the different jerseys on offer, too. Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) and Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Deceuninck) will resume battle in France. While the latter has claimed he is only targeting stage wins, rather than the points classification, it is likely he will still have to beat Van Aert on a few occasions to achieve that goal.  

Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl are placing their sprint hopes on Fabio Jakobsen, opting not to bring Mark Cavendish into the fold - a stage win for the Manxman would give him the most stage wins in Tour history, allowing him to overtake Eddy Merckx as the pair both sit on 34. 

Peter Sagan (TotalEnergies) and Tom Pidcock (Ineos Grenadiers) also join Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) in lining up for the Grands Départs in Denmark, adding their names to an already stellar start list of some of cycling's biggest names.

The full start list for the 2022 Tour de France is below.

Tour de France 2022 start list

UAE Team Emirates

1. POGAČAR Tadej
2. BENNETT George
3. BJERG Mikkel
4. LAENGEN Vegard Stake
5. MAJKA Rafał
6. MCNULTY Brandon
7. SOLER Marc
8. HIRSCHI Marc 

Jumbo-Visma

11. ROGLIČ Primož
12. BENOOT Tiesj
13. KRUIJSWIJK Steven
14. KUSS Sepp
15. LAPORTE Christophe
16. VAN AERT Wout
17. VAN HOOYDONCK Nathan
18. VINGEGAARD Jonas

Ineos Grenadiers

21. THOMAS Geraint
22. MARTÍNEZ Daniel Felipe
23. CASTROVIEJO Jonathan
24. GANNA Filippo
25. PIDCOCK Thomas
26. ROWE Luke
27. VAN BAARLE Dylan
28. YATES Adam  

AG2R Citroën

31. O'CONNOR Ben
32. BOUCHARD Geoffrey
33. CHEREL Mikael
34. COSNEFROY Benoît
35. DEWULF Stan
36. JUNGELS Bob
37. NAESEN Oliver  
38. PARET-PEINTRE Aurélien

Bora-Hansgrohe

41. VLASOV Aleksandr
42. GROßSCHARTNER Felix
43. HALLER Marco
44. KÄMNA Lennard
45. KONRAD Patrick
46. POLITT Nils
47. SCHACHMANN Maximilian
48. VAN POPPEL Danny 

Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl

51. JAKOBSEN Fabio
52. ASGREEN Kasper
53. BAGIOLI Andrea
54. CATTANEO Mattia
55. HONORÉ Mikkel Frølich
56. LAMPAERT Yves
57. MØRKØV Michael
58. SÉNÉCHAL Florian

Movistar

61. MAS Enric
62. ERVITI Imanol
63. IZAGIRRE Gorka
64. JORGENSON Matteo  
65. MÜHLBERGER Gregor
66. OLIVEIRA Nelson
67. TORRES Albert
68. VERONA Carlos 

Cofidis

71. MARTIN Guillaume
72. PERICHON Pierre-Luc
73. GESCHKE Simon
74. IZAGIRRE Ion
75. LAFAY Victor
76. PEREZ Anthony
77. THOMAS Benjamin
78. WALSCHEID Max

Bahrain-Victorious

81. HAIG Jack
82. CARUSO Damiano
83. GRADEK Kamil
84. MOHORIČ Matej
85. SÁNCHEZ Luis León
86. TEUNS Dylan
87. TRATNIK Jan
88. WRIGHT Fred

Groupama-FDJ

91. GAUDU David
92. DUCHESNE Antoine
93. GENIETS Kevin
94. KÜNG Stefan
95. LE GAC Olivier
96. MADOUAS Valentin
97. PINOT Thibaut
98. STORER Michael  

Alpecin-Deceuninck

101. VAN DER POEL Mathieu
102. DILLIER Silvan
103. GOGL Michael
104. KRIEGER Alexander
105. PHILIPSEN Jasper
106. PLANCKAERT Edward
107. SBARAGLI Kristian
108. VAN KEIRSBULCK Guillaume    

Team DSM

111. BARDET Romain
112. DAINESE Alberto
113. DEGENKOLB John
114. EEKHOFF Nils
115. HAMILTON Chris
116. LEKNESSUND Andreas
117. TUSVELD Martin
118. VERMAEKE Kevin

Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux

121. KRISTOFF Alexander
122. BYSTRØM Sven Erik
123. GOOSSENS Kobe
124. MEINTJES Louis
125. PASQUALON Andrea
126. PETIT Adrien
127. VAN DER HOORN Taco
128. ZIMMERMANN Georg  

Astana Qazaqstan

131. LUTSENKO Alexey
132. RIABUSHENKO Aleksandr
133. DOMBROWSKI Joe
134. FELLINE Fabio
135. GRUZDEV Dmitriy
136. MOSCON Gianni
137. VELASCO Simone
138. ZEITS Andrey

EF Education-EasyPost

141. URÁN Rigoberto
142. GUERREIRO Ruben
143. BETTIOL Alberto
144. BISSEGGER Stefan
145. DOULL Owain
146. CORT Magnus
147. POWLESS Neilson
148. RUTSCH Jonas 

Arkéa Samsic

151. QUINTANA Nairo
152. BARGUIL Warren
153. BOUET Maxime
154. CAPIOT Amaury
155. HOFSTETTER Hugo
156. LOUVEL Matis
157. OWSIAN Łukasz
158. SWIFT Connor 

Lotto Soudal

161. EWAN Caleb
162. FRISON Frederik
163. GILBERT Philippe
164. JANSE VAN RENSBURG Reinardt
165. KRON Andreas
166. VAN MOER Brent
167. VERMEERSCH Florian
168. WELLENS Tim

Trek-Segafredo

171. PEDERSEN Mads
172. CICCONNE Giulio
173. GALLOPIN Tony
174. KIRSCH Alex
175. MOLLEMA Bauke
176. SIMMONS Quinn
177. SKUJINS Toms
178. STUYVEN Jasper

TotalEnergies

181. SAGAN Peter
182. BOASSON HAGEN Edvald
183. BODNAR Maciej
184. BURGAUDEAU Mathieu
185. LATOUR Pierre
186. OSS Daniel
187. TURGIS Anthony
188. VUILLERMOZ Alexis  

Israel-Premier Tech

191. FROOME Chris
192. BOIVIN Guillaume
193. CLARKE Simon
194. FUGLSANG Jakob
195. NIV Guy
196. HOULE Hugo
197. NEILANDS Krists
198. WOODS Michael

BikeExchange-Jayco

201. MATTHEWS Michael
202. BAUER Jack
203. DURBRIDGE Luke
204. GROENEWEGEN Dylan
205. JANSEN Amund Grøndahl
206. JUUL-JENSEN Christopher
207. MEZGEC Luka
208. SCHULTZ Nick

B&B Hotels-KTM

211. BONNAMOUR Franck
212. BARTHE Cyril
213. GOUGEARD Alexis
214. LECROQ Jérémy
215. LEMOINE Cyril
216. MOZZATO Luca
217. ROLLAND Pierre
218. SCHÖNBERGER Sebastian

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