Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana 2021 start list

The Spanish stage race is set for a host of big riders in its new slot in the 2021 calendar

The Volta a Valenciana is set for a stellar line up (Picture: Getty Images)
(Image credit: Getty Images)

The Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana 2021 is set to take place on April 14 after it was postponed earlier in the year due to Covid-19.

Among the big names starting at the Volta a Valenciana are Caleb Ewan (Lotto-Soudal), Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ) and Enric Mas (Movistar).

The five-stage race kicks off on Wednesday (April 14) with a mix of testing lumpy stages, flat sprint opportunities, a summit finish and an individual time trial on stage four.

Last year’s edition was won by Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates), with Jack Haig (Bahrain Victorious) and Tao Geoghegan Hart (Ineos Grenadiers) rounding out the podium.

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This year's line-up does not see Pogačar or even his team return to race in 2021 along with various other top teams. This has meant that some smaller teams have been able to field up to nine riders. Just four WorldTour teams are in attendance.

Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana 2021 start list

Movistar Team

MAS Enric

ERVITI Imanol

ROJAS José Joaquín

ALBA Juan Diego

MORA Sebastián

GONZÁLEZ Abner

OLIVEIRA Nelson

Groupama-FDJ

DÉMARE Arnaud

KÜNG Stefan

BALMER Alexandre

SINKELDAM Ramon

GUARNIERI Jacopo

RAUGEL Antoine

SCOTSON Miles

Cofidis

HERRADA José

CONSONNI Simone

SAJNOK Szymon

VIVIANI Attilio

BERHANE Natnael

CARVALHO Andre

ROCHAS Rémy

Lotto-Soudal

EWAN Caleb

DEGENKOLB John

DE BUYST Jasper

HOLMES Matt

CONCA Filippo

THIJSSEN Gerben

EvoPro Racing

RHIM Brendan

NOLAN Seán

MONK Cyrus

BROWN Jonny

WALSH Ben

SCHIZZI Vitor Zucco

NISU Oskar

EYSKENS Jeroen

Mg.K Vis VPM

DOUBLE Paul

WRIGHT Paul

DRAGHI Guido

RADICE Raffaele

SALVIETTI Niccolò

CAROLLO Francesco

DI FELICE Francesco

Bingoal-Pauwels Sauces-Wallonie Bruxelles

DUPONT Timothy

VANENDERT Jelle

PAASSCHENS Mathijs

VANDEPITTE Nathan

HUYS Laurens

PEYSKENS Dimitri

MERTS Rémy

MEENS Johan

REX Laurenz

B&B Hotels p/b KTM

BAGIOLI Nicola

LIETAER Eliot

VAN GENECHTEN Jonas

HIVERT Jonathan

BONNAMOUR Franck

BOILEAU Alan

CAM Maxime

FERRASSE Thibault

Caja Rural-Seguros RGA

LASTA Jonathan

ABERASTURI Jon

AULAR Orluis

IRISARRI Jon

LAZKANO Oier

CEPEDA Jefferson Alveiro

OSORIO Alejandro

Arkéa-Samsic

GESBERT Élie

LOUVEL Matis

WELTEN Bram

ROSA Diego

LEDANOIS Kévin

GUERNALEC Thibault

RIOU Alan

Burgos-BH

NAVARRO Daniel

ÁVILA Edwin

OSORIO Juan Felipe

MOLENAAR Alex

EZQUERRA Daniel

ORTS Felipe

MADRAZO Ángel

APARICIO Matio

FUENTEZ Ángel

Euskaltel-Euskadi

BIZKARRA Mikel

MATÉ Luis Ángel

ARISTI Mikel

BOU Joan

AZPARREN Xabier Mikel

ANGULO Antonio

CUADRADO Unai

MARTÍN Gotzon

JUARISTI Txomin

Equipo Kern Pharma

GARCÍA PIERNA Carlos

RUIZ Ibon

LOPEZ Diego

LÓPEZ Jordi

MENDEZ Daniel Alejandro

NOVIKOV Savva

JAIME Álex

MORENO Ivan

ARAIZ Sergio

Rally Cycling

BASSETT Stephen

JOYCE Colin

SHEFFIELD Magnus

ROSSKOPF Joey

CARPENTER Robin

BROWN Nathan

Tarteletto-Isorex

WOUTERS Enzo

SEFA Yiber

MARCHAND Gianni

TEUGELS Lennert

D'HEYGERE Gil

DE POORTER Maxime

VAN DE KERKHOVE Brent

DE DECKER Alfdan

VAN DEN BRANDE Julien

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