All of the
2010 Tour de France
teams have now confirmed which of their riders will be lining up
in Rotterdam on Saturday, July 3.

Each of the 22 teams comprises of nine riders, giving a total of 198 participants. 

The main overall contenders are: Defending Tour champion Alberto Contador (Astana), seven-times Tour winner Lance Armstrong (RadioShack), British hope Bradley Wiggins (Team Sky), 2009 runner-up Andy Schleck (Saxo Bank), 2008 Tour winner Carlos Sastre (Cervelo), 2009 Giro d’Italia winner Denis Menchov (Rabobank), 2010 Giro d’Italia winner Ivan Basso (Liquigas) and Australian Cadel Evans (BMC Racing Team).

Eight British riders have been confirmed: David Millar (Garmin-Transitions), Jeremy Hunt, Daniel Lloyd (both Cervelo), Charly Wegelius (Omega Pharma-Lotto), Mark Cavendish (HTC-Columbia), Bradley Wiggins, Steve Cummings and newly-crowned British national champion Geraint Thomas (all Team Sky).

Two riders who will not now appear at the race due to injury are Belgian Tom Boonen (Quick Step) and German Heinrich Haussler (Cervelo).

The official start list – with race numbers – will be published on the eve of the race.

For more information of each of the teams, check out our comprehensive Tour de France 2010 team guide>>.

The 2010 Tour de France starts in Rotterdam on Saturday, July 3, and finishes in Paris on Sunday, July 25.

Ag2r-La Mondiale

Confirmed

Maxime Bouet (Fra)

Dimitri Champion (Fra)

Martin Elmiger (Swi)

John Gadret (Fra)

David Le Lay (Fra)

Lloyd Mondory (Fra)

Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita)

Christophe Riblon (Fra)

Nicolas Roche (Irl)

Astana

Confirmed

Alberto Contador (Spa)

David de la Fuente (Spa)

Andriy Grivko (Ukr)

Jesus Hernandez (Spa)

Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz)

Daniel Navarro (Spa)

Benjamin Noval (Spa)

Paolo Tiranlongo (Ita)

Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz)

Bbox Bouygues Telecom

Confirmed

Yukiya Arashiro (Jap)

Anthony Charteau (Fra)

Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra)

Cyril Gautier (Fra)

Pierre Rolland (Fra)

Matthieu Sprick (Fra)

Sebastien Turgot (Fra)

Thomas Voeckler (Fra)

Nicolas Vogondy (Fra)

BMC Racing Team

Confirmed

Alessandro Ballan (Ita)

Brent Bookwalter (USA)

Marcus Burghardt (Ger)

Cadel Evans (Aus)

Mathias Frank (Swi)

George Hincapie (USA)

Karsten Kroon (Ned)

Steve Morabito (Swi)

Mauro Santambrogio (Ita)

Caisse d’Epargne

Confirmed

Imanol Erviti (Spa)

Ivan Gutierrez (Spa)

Vasil Kiryienka (Blr)

Christophe Moreau (Fra)

Mathieu Perget (Fra)

Ruben Plaza (Spa)

Jose Joaquin Rojas (Spa)

Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa)

Rui Costa (Por)

Cervelo Test Team

Confirmed

Xavier Florencio (Spa)

Volodimir Gustov (Ukr)

Jeremy Hunt (GB)

Thor Hushovd (Nor)

Andreas Klier (Ger)

Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu)

Brett Lancaster (Aus)

Daniel Lloyd (GB) replaces Heinrich Haussler (Ger) – knee injury

Carlos Sastre (Spa)

Cofidis

Confirmed

Stephane Auge (Fra)

Samuel Dumoulin (Fra)

Julien El Fares (Fra)

Christophe Kern (Fra)

Sebastien Minard (Fra)

Amael Moinard (Fra)

Damien Monier (Fra)

Remi Pauriol (Fra)

Rein Taaramae (Est)

Euskaltel-Euskadi

Confirmed

Samuel Sanchez (Spa)

Egoi Martinez (Spa)

Ivan Velasco (Spa)

Juanjo Oroz (Spa)

Alan Perez (Spa)

Ruben Perez (Spa)

Gorka Verdugo (Spa)

Amets Txurruka (Spa)

Inaki Isasi (Spa)

Francaise des Jeux

Confirmed

Sandy Casar (Fra)

Remy Di Gregorio (Fra)

Anthony Geslin (Fra)

Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra)

Christophe Le Mevel (Fra)

Anthony Roux (Fra)

Jeremy Roy (Fra)

Wesley Sulzberger (Aus)

Benoit Vaugrenard (Fra)

Footon-Servetto

Confirmed

Eros Capecchi (Ita)

Aitor Perez (Spa)

Manuel Cardoso (Por)

Alberto Benitez (Spa)

Arkaitz Duran (Spa)

Markus Eibegger (Aut)

Fabio Felline (Ita)

Iban Mayoz (Spa)

Rafael Valls (Spa)

Garmin-Transitions

Confirmed

Julian Dean (NZ)

Tyler Farrar (USA)

Ryder Hesjedal (Can)

Robbie Hunter (RSA)

Martijn Maaskant (Ned)

David Millar (GB)

Johan Van Summeren (Bel)

Christian Vande Velde (USA)

David Zabriskie (USA)

HTC-Columbia

Confirmed

Mark Cavendish (GB)

Bernhard Eisel (Aut)

Bert Grabsch (Ger)

Adam Hansen (Aus)

Tony Martin (Ger)

Maxime Monfort (Bel)

Mark Renshaw (Aus)

Michael Rogers (Aus)

Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr)

Katusha

Confirmed

Pavel Brutt (Rus)

Sergei Ivanov (Rus)

Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa)

Vladimir Karpets (Rus)

Robbie McEwen (Aus)

Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus)

Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel)

Eduard Vorganov (Rus)

Alexandr Pliuschin (Mol)

Lampre-Farnese Vini

Confirmed

Grega Bole (Slo)

Damiano Cunego (Ita)

Mauro Da Dalto (Ita)

Francesco Gavazzi (Ita)

Danilo Hondo (Ger)

Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita)

Adriano Malori (Ita)

Alessandro Petacchi (Ita)

Simon Spilak (Slo)

Liquigas-Doimo

Confirmed

Ivan Basso (Ita)

Franco Bellotti (Ita)

Kristjan Koren (Slo)

Roman Kreuziger (Cze)

Aleksandr Kuschynski (Blr)

Daniel Oss (Ita)

Manuel Quinziato (Ita)

Sylvester Szmyd (Pol)

Brian Vandborg (Den)

Milram

Confirmed

Gerald Ciolek (Ger)

Johannes Frohlinger (Ger)

Linus Gerdemann (Ger)

Roger Kluge (Ger)

Christian Knees (Ger)

Luke Roberts (Aus)

Thomas Rohregger (Aut)

Niki Terpstra (Ned)

Fabian Wegmann (Ger)

Omega Pharma-Lotto

Confirmed

Mario Aerts (Bel)

Francis De Greef (Bel)

Mickael Delage (Fra)

Sebastian Lang (Ger)

Matthew Lloyd (Aus)

Daniel Moreno (Spa)

Jurgen Roelandts (Bel)

Jurgen Van den Broeck (Bel)

Charly Wegelius (GB)

QuickStep

Confirmed

Carlos Barredo (Spa)

Sylvain Chavanel (Fra)

Dries Devenyns (Bel)

Kevin De Weert (Bel)

Jerome Pineau (Fra)

Francesco Reda (Ita) – replaces Tom Boonen, injured

Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel)

Maarten Wynants (Bel)

Jurgen Van de Walle (Bel)

Rabobank

Confirmed

Lars Boom (Ned)

Oscar Freire (Spa)

Juan Manuel Garate (Spa)

Robert Gesink (Ned)

Denis Menchov (Rus)

Koos Moerenhout (Ned)

Grischa Niermann (Ger)

Maarten Tjallingii (Ned)

Bram Tankink (Ned)

RadioShack

Confirmed

Lance Armstrong (USA)

Andreas Kloden (Ger)

Levi Leipheimer (USA)

Chris Horner (USA)

Janez Brajkovic (Slo)

Sergio Paulinho (Por)

Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr)

Gregory Rast (Swi)

Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz)

Saxo Bank

Confirmed

Matti Breschel (Den)

Fabian Cancellara (Swi)

Jakob Fuglsang (Den)

Stuart O’Grady (Aus)

Andy Schleck (Lux)

Frank Schleck (Lux)

Chris Anker Sorensen (Den)

Nicki Sorensen (Den)

Jens Voigt (Ger)

Team Sky

Confirmed

Michael Barry (Can)

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor)

Steve Cummings (GB)

Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa)

Simon Gerrans (Aus)

Thomas Lovkvist (Swe)

Serge Pauwels (Bel)

Geraint Thomas (GB)

Bradley Wiggins (GB)

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