List of teams and riders taking part in the 2017 Tour Down Under (January 17-22)

The Tour Down Under kicks off the 2017 WorldTour calendar on January 17-22, with six stages around Adelaide, South Australia.

WorldTour teams will be there as they look to prepare for the bigger races in the season, and the biggest name in the sport, Peter Sagan, has already confirmed his participation, as has Esteban Chaves.

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Among the other riders who are expected to take part are Ben Swift, who will be making his debut with UAE-Abu Dhabi (formerly Lampre-Merida), and four-time Tour Down Under winner Simon Gerrans (Orica-Scott).

Orica-Scott (Aus)

1. GERRANS, Simon (AUS)
2. CHAVES, Esteban (COL)
3. IMPEY, Daryl (RSA)
4. KLUGE, Roger (GER)
5. DURBRIDGE, Luke (AUS)
6. EWAN, Caleb (AUS)
7. HOWSON, Damien (AUS)
Team Manager: Matthew White (AUS)

Bora-Hansgrohe (GER)

11. SAGAN, Peter (SVK)
12. BENNETT, Sam (IRL)
13. MUHLBERGER, Gregor (AUT)
14. SELIG, Rudiger (GER)
15. KOLAR, Michael (SVK)
16. McCARTHY, Jay (AUS)
17. POSTLEBERGER, Lukas (AUT)
Team Manager: Steffen Radochla (GER)

BMC Racing Team (USA)

21. DENNIS, Rohan (AUS)
22. WYSS, Danilo (SUI)
23. PORTE, Richie (AUS)
24. MOINARD, Amael (FRA)
25. VENTOSO, Francisco (ESP)
26. SCOTSON, Miles (AUS)
27. CARUSO, Damiano (ITA)
Team Manager: Fabio Baldato (ITA)

Team Sunweb (GER)

31. KELDERMANN, Wilco (NED)
32. FROHLINGER, Johannes (GER)
33. HAMILTON, Christopher (AUS)
34. GESCHKE, Simon (GER)
35. HOFSTEDE, Lennard (NED)
36. ARNDT, Nikias (GER)
37. BAUHAUS, Phil (GER)
Team Manager: Luke Roberts (AUS)

Team Sky (GBR)

41. THOMAS, Geraint (GBR)
42. HENAO, Sebastian (COL)
43. HENAO, Sergio (COL)
44. ELISSONDE, Kenny (FRA)
45. ROWE, Luke (GBR)
46. STANNARD, Ian (GBR)
47. VAN POPPEL, Danny (NED)
Team Manager: Brett Lancaster (AUS)

Dimension Data (RSA)

51. RENSHAW, Mark (AUS)
52. HAAS, Nathan (AUS)
53. MORTON, Lachlan (AUS)
54. O’CONNOR, Ben (AUS)
55. VAN RENSBURN, Reinardt (RSA)
56. FARRAR, Tyler (USA)
57. VAN RENSBURG, Jacques (RSA)
Team Manager: Alexandre Sans Vega (ESP)

Lotto-Soudal (BEL)

61. DE GENDT, Thomas (BEL)
62. BAK, Lars (DEN)
63. SHAW, James (GB)
64. ARMEE, Sander (BEL)
65. VALLS, Rafael (ESP)
66. DE BIE, Sean (BEL)
67. HANSEN, Adam (AUS)
Team manager: Mario Aerts (BEL)

Cannondale-Drapac (USA)

71. SLAGTER, Tom-Jelte (NED)
72. BEVIN, Patrick (NZL)
73. VAN ASBROECK, Tom (BEL)
74. SCULLY, Tom (NZL)
75. WOODS, Michael (CAN)
76. CLARKE, Will (AUS)
77. HOWES, Alex (USA)
Team Manager: Tom Southam (GBR)

Bahrain-Merida (BHR)

81. VISCONTI, Giovanni (ITA)
82. GRMAY, Tsgabu (ETH)
83. ARASHIRO, Yukiya (JPN)
84. BONIFAZIO, Niccolo (ITA)
85. FENG, Chun-Kai (TPE)
86. CINK, Ondrej (CZE)
87. BRAJKOVIC, Janez (SLO)
Team Manager: Philippe Mauduit (FRA)

Ag2r-La Mondiale (FRA)

91. BAKELANTS, Jan (BEL)
92. BERARD, Julien (FRA)
93. BIDARD, Francois (FRA)
94. GASTAUER, Ben (LUX)
95. CHEVRIER, Clement (FRA)
96. MONTAGUTI, Matteo (ITA)
97. POZZOVIVO, Domenico (ITA)
Team manager: Laurent Biondi (FRA)

Astana Pro Team (KAZ)

101. SANCHEZ GIL, Luis Leon (ESP)
102. TIRALONGO, Paolo (ITA)
103. GATTO, Oscar (ITA)
104. VALGREN, Michael (DNK)
105. BRESCHEL, Matti (DNK)
106. ZAKHAROV, Artyom (KAZ)
107. DE VREESE, Laurens (BEL)
Team Manager: Stefano Zanini

Katusha-Alpecin (SUI)

111. MACHADO, Tiago (POR)
112. VICIOSO, Angel (ESP)
113. GONCALVES, Jose (POR)
114. LAMMERTINK, Maurits (NED)
115. PLANCKAERT, Baptiste (BEL)
116. BYSTROM, Sven (NOR)
117. RESTREPO, Jhonatan (COL)
Team Manager: Gennady Mikhaylov (RUS)

FDJ (FRA)

121. ROUX, Anthony (FRA)
122. EIKING, Odd Christian (NOR)
123. MAISON, Jeremy (FRA)
124. COURTEILLE, Arnaud (FRA)
125. MANZIN, Lorrenzo (FRA)
126. LADAGNOUS, Matthieu (FRA)
127. LE BON, Johan (FRA)
Team Manager: Jussi Veikkanen

Movistar (ESP)

131. SUTTERLIN, Jasha (GER)
132. HERRADA, Jose (ESP)
133. HERRADA, Jesus (ESP)
134. BARBERO, Carlos (ESP)
135. IZAGIRRE, Gorka (ESP)
136. DE LA PARTE, Victor (ESP)
137. BETANCUR, Carlos (COL)
Team Manager: Jose Arrieta (ESP)

Quick-Step Floors (BEL)

141. VELITS, Martin (SVK)
142. DEVENYNS, Dries (BEL)
143. VAKOC, Petr (CZE)
144. BAUER, Jack (NZL)
145. MAS NICOLAU, Enric (ESP)
146. CAPECCHI, Eros (ITA)
147. BRAMBILLA, Gianluca (ITA)
Team Manager: Rick Van Slycke (BEL)

LottoNL-Jumbo (NED)

151. GESINK, Robert (NED)
152. BOUWMAN, Koen (NED)
153. MARTENS, Paul (GER)
154. LINDEMAN, Bert-Jan (NED)
155. BATTAGLIN, Enrico (ITA)
156. WAGNER, Robert (GER)
157. VERMEULEN, Alexey (USA)
Team Manager: Addy Engels (NED)

UAE Abu Dhabi (UAE)

161. SWIFT, Ben (GBR)
162. MARCATO, Marco (ITA)
163. KUMP, Marko (SLO)
164. LAENGEN, Vegard (NOR)
165. MEINTJES, Louis (RSA)
166. MORI, Manuele (ITA)
167. ULISSI, Diego (ITA)
Team Manager: Marco Marzano

Trek-Segafredo (USA)

171. DIDIER, Laurent (LUX)
172. DE KORT, Koen (NED)
173. THEUNS, Edward (BEL)
174. GUERREIRO, Ruben (POR)
175. PANTANO, Jarlinson (COL)
176. STETINA, Peter (USA)
177. PEDERSEN, Mads (DEN)
Team Manager: Kim Andersen (DEN)

UniSA-Australia (AUS)

181. MEYER, Cameron (AUS)
182. SCOTSON, Callum (AUS)
183. HAMILTON, Lucas (AUS)
184. STORER, Michael (AUS)
185. HINDLEY, Jai (AUS)
186. JENNER, Samuel (AUS)
187. EARLE, Nathan (AUS)
Team Manager: Brad McGee (AUS)