Saturday 26 September 2009 at 23h06

Tomorrow, Sunday 26 September 2009, 202 riders will be at the start of the stage in line Elites of the World Championships 2009 in Mendrisio.

In this article you'll find the full list of selections for all participating countries including their numbers.

Those 202 riders will ride 262,2 kilometers on a 13,9 kilometer circuit which they will ride 19 times. You can also discover the route in this article on a Google Maps map, also allowing you to view it in Google Earth and thus make a virtual fly-over!

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The list of participating riders and their number

Italy
1 Alessandro Ballan
2 Ivan Basso
Alessandro Ballan3 Marzio Bruseghin
4 Damiano Cunego
5 Stefano Garzelli
6 Luca Paolini
7 Filippo Pozzato
8 Michele Scarponi
9 Giovanni Visconti

Spain
Oscar Freire10 Carlos Baredo Llamazales
11 Juan Jose Cobo Acebo
12 Oscar Freire Gomez
13 Juan Manuel Garate Cepa
14 Daniel Moreno Fernandez
15 Ruben Plaza Molina
16 Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver
17 Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez
18 Alejandro Valverde Belmonte

Australia
Cadel Evans19 Simon Clarke
20 Allan Davis
21 Cadel Evans
22 Simon Gerrans
23 Mathew Hayman
24 Matthew Lloyd
25 Stuart O'Grady
26 Michael Rogers
27 Wesley Sulzberger

Germany
Tony Martin28 Gerald Ciolek
29 Johannes Fröhlinger
30 André Greipel
31 Christian Knees
32 Paul Martens
33 Tony Martin
34 Grischa Niermann
35 Marcel Sieberg
36 Fabian Wegmann

Russia
Alexandre Botcharov37 Alexandre Botcharov
38 Pavel Brutt
39 Serguei Ivanov
40 Vladimir Karpets
41 Alexandr Kolobnev
42 Guennadi Mikhailov
43 Evgeny Popov
44 Alexander Porsev
45 Eduard Vorganov

Belgium
Philippe Gilbert46 Tom Boonen
47 Francis de Greef
48 Bert de Waele
49 Kevin de Weert
50 Philippe Gilbert
51 Maxime Monfort
52 Nick Nuyens
53 Greg van Avermaet
54 Maarten Wynants

Luxembourg
Andy Schleck55 Laurent Didier
56 Jean-Pierre Drucker
57 Kim Kirchen
58 Andy Schleck

Norway
Edvald Boasson Hagen59 Kurt-Asle Arvesen
60 Edvald Boasson Hagen
61 Roy Hegreberg
62 Thor Hushovd
63 Lars Petter Nordhaug
64 Haavard Nybö
65 Gabriel Rasch
66 Stian Remme
67 Frederik Wilman

United States
Tyler Farrar68 Andrew Bajadali
69 Brent Bookwalter
70 Thomas Danielson
71 Timothy Duggan
72 Tyler Farrar
73 Craig Lewis
74 Jason McCartney
75 Thomas Peterson

Great-Britain
Christopher Froome76 Steven Cummings
77 Russell Downing
78 Christopher Froome
79 Roger Hammond
80 Daniel Lloyd
81 David Millar
82 Ian Stannard
83 Ben Swift
84 Geraint Thomas

The Netherlands
Robert Gesink & Koos Moerenhout85 Lars Boom
86 Robert Gesink
87 Johnny Hoogerland
88 Karsten Kroon
89 Sebastian Langeveld
90 Koos Moerenhout

France
Pierrick Fedrigo91 Dimitri Champion
92 Sylvain Chavanel
93 Pierrick Fedrigo
94 Christophe Le Mevel
95 Christophe Riblon
96 Thomas Voeckler

Czech Republic
97 Jan Barta
98 Roman Kreuziger
99 Martin Mares

Denmark
Frank Hoj100 Lars Ytting Bak
101 Matti Breschel
102 Jakob Fuglsang
103 Frank Hoj
104 Anders Lund
105 Chris Sörensen

Switzerland
Fabian Cancellara106 Michael Albasini
107 Rubens Bertogliati
108 Fabian Cancellara
109 Mathias Frank
110 Grégory Rast
111 Oliver Zaugg

Slovenia
Tadej Valjavec112 Grega Bole
113 Borut Bozic
114 Janez Brajkovic
115 Kristjan Fajt
116 Gorazd Stangelj
117 Tadej Valjavec

Colombia
Leonardo Duque118 Mauricio Ardila Cano
119 Leonardo Fabio Duque
120 Juan Carlos Lopez Marin
121 Miguel Angel Rubiano Chavez
122 Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez
123 Rigoberto Uran Uran

Portugal
124 Andre Fernando S. Martins Cardoso
125 Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho
126 Alberto Rui Costa

Poland
Sylvester Szmyd127 Michal Golas
128 Bartosz Huzarski
129 Jacek Morajko
130 Przemyslaw Niemiec
131 Maciej Paterski
132 Sylvester Szmyd

Kazakhstan
Alexandre Vinokourov133 Assan Bazayev
134 Dmitriy Fofonov
135 Valentin Iglinskiy
136 Maxim Iglinsky
137 Andrey Kashechkin
138 Alexandre Vinokourov

Ukrain
139 Andriy Grivko
140 Serhiy Honchar
141 Oleksandr Kvachuk
142 Ruslan Pydgornyy
143 Volodymyr Starchyk
144 Volodymyr Zagorodny

South Africa
145 Jay Robert Thomson

Venezuela
146 Franklin Chacon Colmenares
147 Manuel Eduardo Medina Marino
148 Carlos José Ochoa
149 Jackson Rodriguez
150 José Rujano Guillen
151 Freddy Vargas

Japan
152 Yukiya Arashiro
153 Fumiyuki Beppu
154 Taiji Nishitani

Estonia
Rein Taaramae155 René Mandri
156 Rein Taaramae
157 Janek Tombak

New Zealand
Timothy Gudsell158 Timothy Gudsell
159 Hayden Roulston
160 Jeremy Vennell

Argentina
161 Martin Garrido Mayorga
162 Alfredo Orlando Lucero
163 Matias Medici

Austria
164 Christoph Sokoll
165 Gerhard Trampusch
166 Peter Wrolich

Croatia
167 Matija Kvasina
168 Hrvoje Miholjevic
169 Vladimir Miholjevic

Slovakia
Martin Velits170 Jan Valach
171 Martin Velits
172 Peter Velits

Brazil
173 Tiago Fiorilli
174 Murilo Antonio Fischer
175 Magno Prado Nazaret

Canada
Svein Tuft176 Michael Barry
177 Ryder Hesjedal
178 Svein Tuft

Sweden
179 Fredrik Kessiakoff
180 Marcus Ljungqvist
181 Thomas Lövkvist

Hungary
182 Istvan Cziraki
183 Gergely Ivanics
184 Peter Kusztor

Serbia
185 Zolt Der
186 Esad Hasanovic
187 Nebojsa Jovanovic

Uruguay
188 Fabricio Ferrari Barcelo

Latvia
189 Olegs Melehs
190 Aleksejs Saramotins

Costa Rica
Andrey Amador191 Andrey Amador Bikkazakova

Chile
192 Carlos Ivan Oyarzun Guiñez

Ireland
Philip Deignan193 Philip Deignan
194 Daniel Martin
195 Nicolas Roche

Lithuania
196 Ignatas Konovalovas

Belorussia
197 Vasil Kiryienka
198 Aliaksandr Kuchynski
199 Kanstantin Siutsou

Jussi VeikkanenNamibia
200 Dan Craven

Finland
201 Jussi Veikkanen

Ecuador
202 Guama Byron

The route

These World Championships will take place on a 13,8 kilometer circuit with two climbs. By doing this circuit 19 times, the riders will do a total distance of 262,2 with a total height difference of 4.655 meters. This is the biggest height difference of all World Championships ever.
Profile of the route of the road race for the World Championships 2009 in Mendrisio

The first climb starts after 1.9 km: in 1.6 km this climb crosses the city center of Mendrisio over 820 meters before continuing the steep climb Acqua Fresca over 780 meters with an average of over 10%.

Once arrived in Castel San Pietro, the riders will be at the top of this route at 438 meters high. They than start a descent of 4.58 km towards Balerna where they'll be at the lowest point of this route at 250 meters high.

1,420 flat meters will follow before the second climb, the Torrazza di Novazzano which was already on the circuit of the World Championships in Mendrisio in 1971 which were won by Eddy Merckx. In 1.75 km it will climb to a height of 376 meters, sometimes climbing over 10%.

The circuit finishes with a 800 meter descente and a flat part which leads the riders from Genestrerio to Mendrisio in 1.81 km.

The map on Google Maps / in Google EarthBelow you can find an interactive Google Maps map of the circuit of the road race for the World Championships 2009 in Mendrisio in Switzerland.


You can also watch this circuit directly in Google Earth by clicking on the link below:
> Download the map of the circuit of the World Championships 2009 in Mendrisio in Google Earth

This map was provided by gps-touren.ch

door Thomas Vergouwen
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  1. Thanks for the info!

    | Hiero | Wednesday 30 September 2009 om 15h04

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