2022 Tour de France Team and Rider Guide

22 teams, their targets and the best riders ahead of the 109th edition of the race which starts this Friday in Copenhegen

2022 Tour de France Team and Rider Guide

AG2R CITROEN

Geoffrey Bouchard
Mikael Cherel
Benoit Cosnefroy
Stan Dewulf
Bob Jungels
Oliver Naesen
Ben O’Connor
Aurelien Paret-Peintre

Best Rider: Ben O’Connor - the Australian finished fourth last year and wants to mak eit onto the podium this year.

ALPECIN-DECEUNINCK

Mathieu van der Poel
Silvan Dillier
Michael Gogl
Alexander Kreiger
Jasper Philipsen
Edward Planckaert
Kristian Sbaragli
Guillaume van Keirsbulck

Best Rider: Mathieu van der Poel - he grabbed the yellow jersey at Mur-de-Bretagne in Stage 2 last year to achieve something that always eluded his grandfather, Raymond Poulidor, the so-called ‘Eternal Second’.

ASTANA KHAZAQSTAN

Alexey Lutsenko
Andrey Zeits
Dmitriy Gruzdev
Fabio Felline
Simone Velasco
Samuele Battistella
Gianni Moscon
Joe Dombrowski

Best Rider: Alexey Lutsenko

BAHRAIN VICTORIOUS

Damiano Caruso
Kamil Gradek
Jack Haig
Matej Mohoric
Luis Leon Sanchez
Dylan Teuns
Jan Tratnik
Fred Wright

Best Rider: Matej Mohoric

BORA-HANSGROHE

Aleksandr Vlasov
Lennard Kamna
Patrick Konrad
Marco Haller
Felix Grossschartner
Nils Politt
Max Schachmann
Danny Van Poppel

Best Rider: Aleksandr Vlasov – the Russian will be targeting the GC

B&B HOTELS-KTM

Franck Bonnamour
Cyril Barthe
Alexis Gougeard
Jeremy Lecroq
Cyril Lemoine
Luca Mozzato
Pierre Rolland
Sebastian Schonberger

Best Rider: Pierre Rolland - another stage win for the Frenchman

COFIDIS

Bryan Coquard
Ion Izagirre
Simon Geschke
Victor Lafay
Guillaume Martin
Anthony Perez
Benjamon Thomas
Max Walscheid

Best Rider: Guillaume Martin looking for a stage win

EF EDUCATION-EASY POST

Rigoberto Uran
Ruben Guerreiro
Alberto Bettiol
Stefan Bissegger
Owain Doull
Magnus Cort
Neilson Powless
Jonas Rutsch

Best Rider: Rigoberto Uran, three times a Grand Tour runner-up,can he break the jinx this year?

GROUPAMA-FDJ

Antoine Duchesne
Valentin Madouas
Olivier Le Gac
Michael Storer
Kevin Geniets
David Gaudu
Thibaut Pinot
Stefan Kung

Best Rider: Thibaut Pinot – but David Gaudu isn't going tositon his laurels

INEOS GRENADIERS

Jonathan Castroviejo
Filippo Ganna
Daniel Martinez
Thomas Pidcock
Luke Rowe
Geraint Thomas
Dylan van Baarle
Adam Yates

Best Rider: Geraint Thomas won in 2018, can he do it again after his return to form?

INTERMARCHE-WANTY-GOBERT MATERIEUX

Alexander Kristoff
Kobe Goossens
Sven Erik Bystrom
Louis Meintjes
Andrea Pasqualon
Adrien Petit
Taco van der Hoorn
Georg Zimmermann

Best Riders: Alexander Kristoff for the sprint and  Louis Meintjes for the GC.

ISRAEL-PREMIER TECH

Chris Froome
Hugo Houle
Michael Woods
Simon Clarke
Omer Goldstein
Jakob Fuglsang
Darly Impey
Krists Neilands

Best Riders: Michael Woods, Jakob Fuglsang and Chris Froome all looking to target the GC

JUMBO-VISMA

Wout van Aert
Primoz Roglic
Jonas Vingegaard
Steven Kruijswijk
Sepp Kuss
Tiesj Benoot
Christophe Laporte
Nathan Van Hooydonck

Best Riders: Primoz Roglic and Jonas Vingegaard for GC, Wout van Aert for everything else!

LOTTO SOUDAL

Caleb Ewan
Reinardt Janse van Rensburg
Frederik Frison
Florian Vermeersch
Brent Van Moer
Philippe Gilbert
Andreas Kron
Tim Wellens

Best Rider: Caleb Ewan for the sprints

MOVISTAR

Enric Mas
Carlos Verona
Imanol Erviti
Albert Torres
Gorka Izagirre
Matteo Jorgenson
Gregor Muhlberger
Nelson Oliveira

Best Rider: Enric Mas for the GC

QUICK-STEP ALPHA VINYL

Yves Lampaert
Kasper Asgreen
Mattia Cattaneo
Florian Senechal
Andrea Bagioli
Mikkel Honore
Fabio Jakobsen
Michael Morkov

Star Rider: Fabio Jakobsen for the sprints. Cavendish dropped.

TEAM ARKEA SAMSIC

Nairo Quintana
Warren Barguil
Maxime Bouet
Amaury Capiot
Hugo Hofstetter
Matis Louvel
Connor Swift
Lukasz Owsian

Best Rider: Nairo Quintana for the GC

TEAM BIKEEXCHANGE-JAYCO

Amund Grondahl Jansen
Nick Schultz
Jack Bauer
Chris Juul-Jensen
Luke Durbridge
Luka Mezgec
Michael Matthews
Dylan Groenewegen

Best Rider: Michael Matthews

TEAM DSM

John Degenkolb
Romain Bardet
Alberto Dainese
Nils Eekhoff
Chris Hamilton
Andreas Leknessund
Martijn Tusveld
Kevin Vermaerke

Best Rider: Romain Bardet for stage winds

TOTALENERGIES

Peter Sagan
Maciej Bodnar
Mathieu Burgaudeau
Pierre Latour
Daniel Oss
Edvald Boasson Hagen
Anthony Turgis
Alexis Vuillermoz

Best Rider: Peter Sagan for sprint stage wins

TREK-SEGAFREDO

Jasper Stuyven
Bauke Mollema
Mads Pedersen
Giulio Ciccone
Tony Gallopin
Alex Kirsch
Toms Skujins
Quinn Simmons

Best Rider: Mads Pedersen for GC and Quinn Simmons for the Polka Dot Jersey

UAE TEAM EMIRATES

Tadej Pogacar
George Bennett
Mikkel Bjerg
Marc Hirschi
Vegard Stake Laengen
Rafal Majka
Brandon McNulty
Marc Soler

Best Rider: Tadej Pogacar for the Yellow Jersey

 

 
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