Twenty-three teams will take to the start line of the 2013 Giro d’Italia, starting on Saturday, May 4 and finishing three weeks later on Sunday, May 26.

Each team fields nine riders, bringing the total number of participants to 207.

Defending champion Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Sharp) starts with the number one plate.

The provisional start list is as follows…

Ag2r-La Mondiale

Davide Appollonio (Italy)

Manuel Belletti (Italy)

Julien Berard (France)

Carlos Betancur (Colombia)

Guillaume Bonnafond (France)

Hubert Dupont (France)

Ben Gastauer (Luxembourg)

Sylvain Georges (France)

Domenico Pozzovivo (Italy)

Androni Giocattoli-Venezuela

Giairo Ermeti (Italy)

Fabio Felline (Italy)

Mattia Gavazzi (Italy)

Tomas Gil (Venezuela)

Franco Pellizotti (Italy)

Jackson Rodriguez (Venezuela)

Diego Rosa (Italy)

Miguel Rubiano (Colombia)

Emanuelle Sella (Italy)

Argos-Shimano

Thomas Damuseau (France)

Bert De Backer (Belgium)

John Degenkolb (Germany)

Patrick Gretsch (Germany)

Cheng Ji (China)

Koen de Kort (Netherlands)

Tobias Ludvigsson (Sweden)

Luka Mezgec (Slovenia)

Albert Timmer (Netherlands)

Astana

Valerio Agnoli (Italy)

Fabio Aru (Italy)

Dmitri Gruzdev (Kazakhstan)

Tanel Kangert (Estonia)

Fredrik Kessiakoff (Sweden)

Vincenzo Nibali (Italy)

Paolo Tiralongo (Italy)

Alessandro Vanotti (Italy)

Andrey Zeits (Kazakhstan)

Bardiani Valvole-CSF Inox

Enrico Battaglin (Italy)

Nicola Boem (Italy)

Francesco Manuel Bongiorno (Italy)

Marco Canola (Italy)

Sonny Colbrelli (Italy)

Stefano Locatelli (Italy)

Sacha Modolo (Italy)

Stefano Pirazzi (Italy)

Edoardo Zardini (Italy)

Blanco

Jack Bobridge (Australia)

Stef Clement (Netherlands)

Juan Manuel Garate (Spain)

Robert Gesink (Netherlands)

Steven Kruijswijk (Netherlands)

Wilco Kelderman (Netherlands)

Paul Martens (Germany)

Maarten Tjallingii (Netherlands)

Maarten Wynants (Belgium)

BMC Racing Team

Adam Blythe (Great Britain)

Steve Cummings (Great Britain)

Cadel Evans (Australia)

Klaas Lodewyck (Belgium)

Steve Morabito (Switzerland)

Daniel Oss (Italy)

Taylor Phinney (USA)

Ivan Santaromita (Italy)

Danilo Wyss (Switzerland)

Cannondale

Damiano Caruso (Italy)

Paolo Longo Borghini (Italy)

Tiziano Dall’Antonia (Italy)

Alan Marangoni (Italy)

Fabio Sabatini (Italy)

Cristiano Salerno (Italy)

Josè Sarmiento (Colombia)

Elia Viviani (Italy)

Cameron Wurf (Australia)

Colombia

Darwin Atapuma (Colombia)

Edwin Avila (Colombia)

Robinson Chalapud (Colombia)

Fabio Duarte (Colombia)

Leonardo Duque (Colombia)

Wilson Marentes (Colombia)

Dalivier Ospina (Colombia)

Jarlinson Pantano (Colombia)

Carlos Julian Quintero (Colombia)

Euskaltel-Euskadi

Jorge Azanza (Spain)

Egoi Martinez (Spain)

Ricardo Mestre (Portugal)

Miguel Minguez (Spain)

Samuel Sanchez (Spain)

Ioannis Tamouridis (Greece)

Pablo Urtasun (Spain)

Gorka Verdugo (Spain)

Robert Vrecer (Slovenia)

FDJ

Nacer Bouhanni (France)

Sandy Casar (France)

Murilo Fischer (Brazil)

Arnold Jeannesson (France)

Johan Le Bon (France)

Francis Mourey (France)

Laurent Pichon (France)

Anthony Roux (France)

Jussi Veikkanen (Finland)

Garmin-Sharp

Tom Danielson (USA)

Thomas Dekker (Netherlands)

Nathan Haas (Australia)

Ryder Hesjedal (Canada)

Robbie Hunter (RSA)

David Millar (Great Britain)

Ramunas Navardauskas (Lithuania)

Peter Stetina (USA)

Christian Vande Velde (USA)

Katusha

Maxim Belkov (Russia)

Pavel Brutt (Russia)

Giampaolo Caruso (Italy)

Vladimir Gusev (Russia)

Petr Ignatenko (Russia)

Dmitriy Kozonchuk (Russia)

Luca Paolini (Italy)

Yuriy Trofimov (Russia)

Angel Vicioso (Spain)

Lampre-Merida

Mattia Cattaneo (Italy)

Kristijan Durasek (Croatia)

Roberto Ferrari (Italy)

Przemyslaw Niemiec (Poland)

Daniele Pietropolli (Italy)

Filippo Pozzato (Italy)

Michele Scarponi (Italy)

Josè Serpa (Colombia)

Simone Stortoni (Italy)

Lotto-Belisol

Lars Bak (Denmark)

Dirk Bellemakers (Netherlands)

Brian Bulgaç (Netherlands)

Francis De Greef (Belgium)

Kenny Dehaes (Belgium)

Gert Dockx (Belgium)

Adam Hansen (Australia)

Vicente Reynes (Spain)

Frederik Willems (Belgium)

Movistar

Eros Capecchi (Italy)

Juan José Cobo (Spain)

Alex Dowsett (Great Britain)

José Herrada (Spain)

Beñat Intxausti (Spain)

Vladimir Karpets (Russia)

Pablo Lastras (Spain)

Fran Ventoso (Spain)

Giovanni Visconti (Italy)

Omega Pharma-QuickStep

Gianluca Brambilla (Italy)

Mark Cavendish (Great Britain)

Michal Golas (Poland)

Iljo Keisse (Belgium)

Serge Pauwels (Belgium)

Jerome Pineau (France)

Gert Steegmans (Belgium)

Matteo Trentin (Italy)

Julien Vermote (Belgium)

Orica-GreenEdge

Luke Durbridge (Australia)

Matt Goss (Australia)

Leigh Howard (Australia)

Jens Keukeleire (Belgium)

Brett Lancaster (Australia)

Christian Meier (Canada)

Jens Mouris (Netherlands)

Svein Tuft (Canada)

Pieter Weening (Netherlands)

RadioShack-Leopard

George Bennett (New Zealand)

Danilo Hondo (Germany)

Robert Kišerlovski (Croatia)

Tiago Machado (Portugal)

Giacomo Nizzolo (Italy)

Nelson Oliveira (Portugal)

Yaroslav Popovych (Ukraine)

Hayden Roulston (New Zealand)

Jesse Sergent (New Zealand)

Saxo-Tinkoff

Daniele Bennati (Italy)

Manuele Boaro (Italy)

Matti Breschel (Denmark)

Mads Christensen (Denmark)

Karsten Kroon (Holland)

Rafal Majka (Poland)

Evgeny Petrov (Russia)

Bruno Pires (Portugal)

Rory Sutherland (Australia)

Sky

Dario Cataldo (Italy)

Sergio Henao (Colombia)

Christian Knees (Germany)

Danny Pate (USA)

Salvatore Puccio (Italy)

Kanstantsin Siutsou (Belarus)

Rigoberto Uran (Colombia)

Sir Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain)

Xabier Zandio (Spain)

Vacansoleil-DCM

Grega Bole (Slovenia)

Martijn Keizer (Netherlands)

Maurits Lammertink (Netherlands)

Pim Ligthart (Netherlands)

Marco Marcato (Italy)

Rob Ruijgh (Netherlands)

Rafael Valls (Spain)

Frederik Veuchelen (Belgium)

Willem Wauters (Belgium)

Vini Fantini-Selle Italia

Rafael Andriato (Brazil)

Francesco Chicchi (Italy)

Danilo Di Luca (Italy)

Stefano Garzelli (Italy)

Oscar Gatto (Italy)

Alessandro Proni (Italy)

Matteo Rabottini (Italy)

Mauro Santambrogio (Italy)

Fabio Taborre (Italy)

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  • Ken Evans

    5 GB so far.