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Preview: Gerrans aims to become first three-time Tour Down Under winner

  • By VeloNews.com
  • Published Jan. 21, 2013
Two-time winners Simon Gerrans, Stuart O'Grady, and André Greipel highlight the startlist for the 2013 Tour Down Under. Photo: Graham Watson | www.grahamwatson.com

Preliminary start list

Orica-GreenEdge (AUS)
1. GERRANS Simon (AUS)
2. DURBRIDGE Luke (AUS)
3. IMPEY Daryl (RSA)
4. GOSS Matthew (AUS)
5. CLARKE Simon (AUS)
6. MOURIS Jens (NED)
7. O’GRADY Stuart (AUS)
Team Manager: WILSON Matthew (AUS)

BMC Racing (USA)
11. GILBERT Philippe (BEL)
12. SANTAROMITA Ivan (ITA)
13. KOHLER Martin (SUI)
14. LODEWYCK Klaas (BEL)
15. MOINARD Amael (FRA)
16. MORABITO Steve (SUI)
17. WYSS Danilo (SUI)
Team Manager: BALDATO Fabio (ITA)

Lotto-Belisol (BEL)
21. GREIPEL Andre (GER)
22. HANSEN Adam (AUS)
23. KAISEN Olivier (BEL)
24. HENDERSON Gregory (NZL)
25. ROELANDTS Jurgen (BEL)
26. SIEBERG Marcel (GER)
27. WELLENS Tim (BEL)
Team Manager: FRISON Herman (BEL)

Sky (GBR)
31. BOASSON HAGEN Edvald (NOR)
32. EISEL Bernhard (AUT)
33. ROWE Luke (GBR)
34. HAYMAN Mathew (AUS)
35. STANNARD Ian (GBR)
36. SUTTON Chris (AUS)
37. THOMAS Geraint (GBR)
Team Manager: ARVESEN Kurt

Radioshack-Leopard (LUX)
41. SCHLECK Andy (LUX)
42. BENNETT George (NZL)
43. DIDIER Laurent (LUX)
44. HERMANS Ben (BEL)
45. PINTO MACHADO Tiago (POR)
46. SERGENT Jesse (NZL)
47. VOIGT Jens (GER)
Team Manager: AZEVEDO Jose (POR)

Garmin-Sharp (USA)
51. FARRAR Tyler (USA)
52. HAAS Nathan (AUS)
53. BAUER Jack (NZL)
54. MORTON Lachlan (AUS)
55. HUNTER Robert (RSA)
56. DENNIS Rohan (AUS)
57. VON HOFF Steele (AUS)
Team Manager: VANBONDT Geert (BEL)

Saxo-Tinkoff (DEN)
61. SORENSEN Chris (DEN)
62. MIYAZAWA Takashi (JPN)
63. MCCARTHY Jay (AUS)
64. JENSEN Christopher (DEN)
65. BOARO Manuele (ITA)
66. CANTWELL Jonathan (AUS)
67. DUGGAN Timothy (USA)
Team Manager: GUIDI Fabrizio (ITA)

Blanco (NED)
71. BOBRIDGE Jack (AUS)
72. BROWN Graeme (AUS)
73. KELDERMAN Wilco (NED)
74. RENSHAW Mark (AUS)
75. SLAGTER Tom-Jelte (NED)
76. TANNER David (AUS)
77. TJALLINGII Maarten (NED)
Team Manager: DEKKER Hendrik (NED)

Astana (KAZ)
81. GUARDINI Andrea (ITA)
82. IGLINSKIY Maxim (KAZ)
83. AGNOLI Valerio (ITA)
84. KASHECHKIN Andrey (KAZ)
85. PONZI Simone (ITA)
86. GASPAROTTO Enrico (ITA)
87. GUARNIERI Jacopo ( ITA)
Team Manager: ZANINI Stefano ( ITA)

Movistar (ESP)
91. ROJAS Jose Joaquin (ESP)
92. AMADOR Andrey (CRC)
93. CAPECCHI Eros (ITA)
94. GUTIERREZ Ivan (ESP)
95. HERRADA Jose (ESP)
96. MORENO Javier (ESP)
97. VISCONTI Giovanni (ITA)
Team Manager: ARRIETA LUJAMBIO Jose Luis (ESP)

Vacansoleil-DCM (NED)
101. DE GENDT Thomas (BEL)
102. WAUTERS Willem (BEL)
103. MARCZYNSKI Tomasz (POL)
104. MARKUS Barry (NED)
105. VAN POPPEL Boy (NED)
106. VALLS Rafael (ESP)
107. VAN HUMMEL Kenny (NED)
Team Manager: VAN POPPEL Jean Paul (NED)

Ag2r La Mondiale (FRA)
111. HUTAROVICH Yauheni (BLR)
112. CHEREL Mikaël (FRA)
113. APPOLLONIO Davide (ITA)
114. BAGDONAS Gédiminas (LIT)
115. BONNAFOND Guillaume (FRA)
116. KERN Julian (GER)
117. KADRI Blel (FRA)
Team Manager: BIONDI Laurent (FRA)

Lampre-Merida (ITA)
121. LLOYD Matthew (AUS)
122. CIMOLAI Davide (ITA)
123. FAVILLI Elia (ITA)
124. FERRARI Roberto (ITA)
125. MORI Manuele (ITA)
126. PIETROPOLLI Daniele (ITA)
127. STORTONI Simone (ITA)
Team Manager: VICINO Bruno (ITA)

FDJ (FRA)
131. BONNET William (FRA)
132. VEIKKANEN Jussi (FRA)
133. COURTEILLE Arnaud (FRA)
134. DELAGE Mickael (FRA)
135. DEMARE Arnaud (FRA)
136. ELISSONDE Kenny (FRA)
137. MANGEL Laurent (FRA)
Team Manager: MADIOT Yvon (FRA)

Omega Pharma-Quick Step (BEL)
141. FENN Andrew (GBR)
142. GRABSCH Bert (GER)
143. PAUWELS Serge (BEL)
144. PINEAU Jerome (FRA)
145. RABON Frantisek (CZE)
146. STEEGMANS Gert (BEL)
147. VELITS Peter (SVK)
Team Manager: VAN SLYCKE Rik (BEL)

Euskaltel-Euskadi (ESP)
151. IZAGIRRE Gorka (ESP)
152. ABERASTURI Jon (ESP)
153. OROZ Juan Jose (FRA)
154. ASTARLOZA Mikel (ESP)
155. BRAVO Garikoitz (ESP)
156. IZAGIRRE Ion (ESP)
157. LOBATO Juan Jose (ESP)
Team Manager: DIAZ Alexander (ESP)

Argos-Shimano (NED)
161. KITTEL Marcel (GER)
162. AHLSTRAND Jonas (SWE)
163. CLARKE William (AUS)
164. DE KORT Koen (NED)
165. HUGUET Yann (FRA)
166. HUPOND Thierry (FRA)
167. TIMMER Albert (NED)
Team Manager: ENGELS Addy (NED)

Cannondale (ITA)
171. AGOSTINI Stefano (ITA)
172. SALERNO Cristiano (ITA)
173. WURF Cameron (AUS)
174. CANUTI Federico (ITA)
175. MARANGONI Alan (ITA)
176. SAGAN Juraj (SVK)
177. VANDBORG Brian (DNK)
Team Manager: CONTE Biagio (ITA)

UNISA AUSTRALIA (AUS)
181. PHELAN Adam (AUS)
182. DEMPSTER Zakkary (AUS)
183. GIACOPPO Anthony (AUS)
184. HOWSON Damien (AUS)
185. KERBY Jordan (AUS)
186. SULZBERGER Bernard (AUS)
187. WATSON Calvin (AUS)
Team Manager: SANDERS Dave

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