Confirmed list of teams and riders taking part in the 2019 Tour Down Under (January 15-20)
WorldTour teams will be there as they look to prepare for the bigger races in the season, with several riders making their season debuts in new team.
The start list is still in its infant stages, but there’s serval names lurking on there.
These include that of former world champion, Peter Sagan, and sprint rival Elia Viviani. Former GC winner, Richie Porte, is also down to start as is 2018’s winner Daryl Impey.
The women’s race runs from January 10-13 and names are also yet to be confirmed.
Tour Down Under 2019 start list
DE GENDT Thomas
Astana Pro Team
DE VREESE Laurens
GREGAARD WILSLY Jonas
DE KORT Koen
Team Katusha – Alpecin
AG2R La Mondiale
Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team
Team EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale
Team Dimension Data
Groupama – FDJ