The Vuelta a España released the official startlist of the 22 teams that will take part in the 2012 race from Saturday 18 August to Sunday 9 September.



Each team consists of nine riders, bringing the total number of competitors to 198.

 

Defending 2011 Vuelta a Espana winner Juan José Cobo (Movistar Team) wears the number one dossard.

 

Movistar (Spa)

1. Juan Jose Cobo (Spa)


2. Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa)

3. Imanol Erviti (Spa)

4. Beñat Intxausti (Spa)

5. Pablo Lastras (Spa)

6. Javier Moreno (Spa)

7. Nairo Rojas (Col)

8. Jose Joaquin Rojas (Spa)

9. Alejandro Valverde (Spa)



AG2R La Mondiale (Fra)

11. John Gadret (Fra)

12. Maxime Bouet (Fra)

13. Ben Gastauer (Lux)

14. Blel Kadri (Fra)

15. Lloyd Mondory (Fra)

16. Matteo Montaguti (Ita)

17. Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita)

18. Christophe Riblon (Fra)

19. Nicolas Roche (Irl)



Andalucia (Spa)

21. Adrian Palomares (Por)

22. Sergio Carrasco (Spa)

23. Gustavo Cesar (Spa)

24. Javier Chacon (Spa)

25. Pablo Lechuga (Arg)

26. Juan Lobato (Spa)

27. Javier Ramirez (Spa)

28. Jesus Rosendo (Spa)

29. Jose Toribio (Spa)



Astana (Kaz)

31. Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe)

32. Assan Bazayev (Kaz)

33. Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz)

34. Enrico Gasparotto (Ita)

35. Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz)

36. Kevin Seeldrayers (Bel)

37. Egor Silin (Rus)

38. Paolo Tiralongo (Ita)

39. Andrey Zeits (Kaz)



BMC Racing (USA)

41. Philippe Gilbert (Bel)

42. Alessandro Ballan (Ita)

43. Brent Bookwalter (USA)

44. Steven Cummings (GBr)

45. Yannick Eijssen (Bel)

46. Klaas Lodewyck (Bel)

47. Amaël Moinard (Fra)

48. Steve Morabito (Swi)

49. Mauro Santambrogio (Ita)



Caja Rural (Spa)

51. Francisco Aramendia (Spa)

52. Danail Petrov (Bul)

53. Hernani Broco (Por)

54. Andre Cardoso (Por)

55. Manuel Cardoso (Por)

56. David De La Fuente (Spa)

57. Aitor Galdos (Spa)

58. Marcos Garcia (Spa)

59. Antonio Piedra (Spa)



Cofidis (Fra)

61. David Moncoutie (Fra)

62. Yoann Bagot (Fra)

63. Florent Barle (Fra)

64. Mickaël Buffaz (Fra)

65. Leonardo Duque (Col)

66. Egoitz Garcia (Spa)

67. Luis Mate (Spa)

68. Rudy Molard (Fra)

69. Nico Sijmens (Bel)



Euskaltel-Euskadi (Spa)

71. Igor Anton (Spa)

72. Mikel Astarloza (Spa)

73. Mikel Landa (Spa)

74. Juan Oroz (Spa)

75. Ruben Perez (Spa)

76. Romain Sicard (Fra)

77. Amets Txurruka (Spa)

78. Ivan Velasco (Spa)

79. Gorka Verdugo (Spa)



FDJ-Big Mat (Fra)

81. Arnold Jeannesson (Fra)

82. William Bonnet (Fra)

83. David Boucher (Fra)

84. Nacer Bouhanni (Fra)

85. Arnaud Courteille (Fra)

86. Rémi Pauriol (Fra)

87. Gabriel Rasch (Nor)

88. Dominique Rollin (Can)

89. Benoït Vaugrenard (Fra)



Garmin-Sharp (USA)

91. Andrew Talansky (USA)

92. Thomas Dekker (Ned)

93. Koldo Fernandez (Spa)

94. Michel Kreder (Ned)

95. Raymond Kreder (Ned)

96. Christophe Le Mevel (Fra)

97. Martijn Maaskant (Ned)

98. Thomas Peterson (USA)

99. Johan Vansummeren (Bel)



Katusha (Rus)

101. Joaquím Rodríguez (Spa)

102. Pavel Brutt (Rus)

103. Xavier Florencio (Spa)

104. Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus)

105. Alberto Losada (Spa)

106. Denis Menchov (Rus)

107. Daniel Moreno (Spa)

108. Gatis Smukulis (Lat)

109. Angel Vicioso (Spa)



Lampre – ISD (Ita)

111. Damiano Cunego (Ita)

112. Winner Anacona Gomez (Col)

113. Davide Cimolai (Ita)

114. Denys Kostyuk (Ukr)

115. Oleksandr Kvachuk (Ukr)

116. Marco Marzano (Ita)

117. Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol)

118. Morris Possoni (Ita)

119. Davide Viganò (Ita)



Liquigas-Cannondale (Ita)

121. Eros Capecchi (Ita)

122. Maciej Bodnar (Pol)

123. Mauro Da Dalto (Ita)

124. Tiziano Dall’Antonia (Ita)

125. Maciej Paterski (Pol)

126. Daniele Ratto (Ita)

127. Cristiano Salerno (Ita)

128. Cayetano José Sarmiento Tunarrosa (Col)

129. Elia Viviani (Ita)



Lotto Belisol (Bel)

131. Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel)

132. Bart De Clercq (Bel)

133. Jens Debusschere (Bel)

134. Adam Hansen (Aus)

135. Olivier Kaisen (Bel)

136. Gianni Meersman (Bel)

137. Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa)

138. Joost van Leijen (Ned)

139. Frederik Willems (Bel)



Omega Pharma – QuickStep (Bel)

141. Tony Martin (Ger)

142. Dario Cataldo (Ita)

143. Kevin De Weert (Bel)

144. Serge Pauwels (Bel)

145. Frantisek Rabon (Cze)

146. Gert Steegmans (Bel)

147. Zdenek Stybar (Cze)

148. Niki Terpstra (Ned)

149. Kristof Vandewalle (Bel)



Orica GreenEdge (Aus)

151. Allan Davis (Aus)

152. Simon Clarke (Aus)

153. Julian Dean (NZl)

154. Mitchell Docker (Aus)

155. Cameron Meyer (Aus)

156. Travis Meyer (Aus)

157. Wesley Sulzberger (Aus)

158. Daniel Teklehaymanot (Eri)

159. Pieter Weening (Ned)



Rabobank (Ned)

161. Robert Gesink (Ned)

162. Lars Boom (Ned)

163. Matti Breschel (Den)

164. Stef Clement (Ned)

165. Juan Manuel Gárate (Spa)

166. Bauke Mollema (Ned)

167. Grischa Niermann (Ger)

168. Laurens ten Dam (Ned)

169. Dennis van Winden (Ned)



RadioShack-Nissan (USA)

171. Maxime Monfort (Bel)

172. Jan Bakelants (Bel)

173. Daniele Bennati (Ita)

174. Laurent Didier (Lux)

175. Linus Gerdemann (Ger)

176. Markel Irizar (Spa)

177. Tiago Machado (Por)

178. Gregory Rast (Swi)

179. Hayden Roulston (NZl)



Team Sky (GBr)

181. Christopher Froome (GBr)

182. Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa)

183. Sergio Henao (Col)

184. Danny Pate (USA)

185. Richie Porte (Aus)

186. Ian Stannard (GBr)

187. Ben Swift (GBr)

188. Rigoberto Uran (Col)

189. Xabier Zandio (Spa)



Argos-Shimano (Ger)

191. John Degenkolb (Ger)

192. Koen de Kort (Ned)

193. Yukihiro Doi (Jpn)

194. Tom Dumoulin (Ned)

195. Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger)

196. Alexandre Geniez (Fra)

197. Simon Geschke (Ger)

198. Thierry Hupond (Fra)

199. Cheng Ji (Chn)



Saxo Bank – Tinkoff Bank (Den)

201. Alberto Contador (Spa)

202. Jesus Hernandez (Spa)

203. Rafal Majka (Pol)

204. Daniel Navarro (Spa)

205. Benjamin Noval (Spa)

206. Sergio Paulinho (Por)

207. Bruno Pires (Por)

208. Nicki Sørensen (Den)

209. Matteo Tosatto (Ita)



Vacansoleil-DCM (Ned)

211. Thomas De Gendt (Bel)

212. Martijn Keizer (Ned)

213. Sergey Lagutin (Uzb)

214. Pim Ligthart (Ned)

215. Bertjan Lindeman (Ned)

216. Tomasz Marczynski (Pol)

217. Wouter Mol (Ned)

218. Rob Ruijgh (Ned)

219. Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa)