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Critérium International 2010: the participating teams and riders and their numbers

Added: friday 26 March 2010 at 0:52:00
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    Critérium International 2010: the participating teams and riders and their numbersYesterday I presented you the the Critérium International 2010 route in Porto-Vecchio on Google Maps/Google Earth, today it's time for the list of 17 participating teams and the riders who will be at the start, with their numbers.

    On the mountaineous route in Corsica, the riders who will probably be among the best performers are the recent winner of Paris-Nice 2010, Alberto Contador (Astana), the World Champion Cadel Evans (BMC Racing Team) and the seven time Tour de France winner, Lance Armstrong (Team Radioshack). Not to forget riders such as the Olympic Champion Samuel Sanchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi), Mauricio Soler (Caisse d'Epargne), Michael Rogers (HTC-Columbia) or the winner of the Tour de France 2009 stage in Arcalis, Brice Feillu (Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team).

    The teams and riders at the start of the Critérium International 2010

    17 teams will be at the start of this 79th edition of the Critérium International with most probably 130 riders.

    Team HTC-Columbia

    Rasmus GuldhammerThe American team will come to the start with a team which was built auround the Australina rider Michael Rogers and the Czech Frantisek Rabon. The young Danish rider Rasmus Guldhammer (photo, © TDWSPORT.COM) will also be present.
    1/ Frantisek Rabon
    2/ Michael Albasini
    3/ Bert Grabsch
    4/ Rasmus Guldhammer
    5/ Maxime Monfort
    6/ Marco Pinotti
    7/ Michael Rogers
    8/ Peter Velits

    Astana

    Alberto ContadorThe recent winner of Paris-Nice 2010, Alberto Contador, has changed his programme and instead of participating in the Tour de Catalogne he will thus be the leader of the Astana team in the Critérium International 2010.
    11/ Alberto Contador
    12/ Dmitriy Fofonov
    13/ Maxim Gourov
    14/ Roman Kireyev
    15/ Daniel Navarro
    16/ Benjamin Noval Gonzalez
    17/ Bolat Raimbekov
    18/ Alexandre Vinokourov

    Team Radioshack

    Lance ArmstrongLance Armstrong, around whom this American team was built from scratch at the end of 2009, will be the leader of Team Radioshack. The Critérium International will be the first race in which he will confront his former team mate Alberto Contador.
    21/ Lance Armstrong
    22/ Matthew Busche
    23/ Ben Hermans
    24/ Christopher Horner
    25/ Tiago Machado
    26/ Sergio Paulinho
    27/ Yaroslav Popovych
    28/ Ivan Rovny

    AG2R La Mondiale

    Dimitri ChampionThe team from Chambéry announced that due to a big number of injured riders in our team, only seven riders will start in this race.

    Under the all-seeing eye of directeur sportif Arturas Kasputis this will be the 7 riders:
    31/ Dimitri Champion
    32/ Blel Kadri
    33/ Maxime Bouet
    34/ Hubert Dupont
    35/ John Gadret
    36/ David Le Lay
    37/ René Mandri

    Garmin-Transitions

    David MillarThe second American team, Garmin-Transitions, will also come to the start of the Critérium International 2010 with 7 riders, including David Millar as its leader.
    41/ David Millar
    42/ Kirk Carlsen
    43/ Fredrik Kessiakoff
    44/ Trent Lowe
    45/ Daniel Martin
    46/ Danny Pate
    47/ Ricardo van der Velde

    BMC Racing Team

    Cadel EvansThe American team with a Swiss sponsor who has recruited the World Champion Cadel Evans for this season, will come to the Critérium International 2010 with a team which was built around the Australian rider and sees this race as a good test.
    51/ Cadel Evans
    52/ Chad Beyer
    53/ Mathias Frank
    54/ Thomas Frei
    55/ Jeffry Louder
    56/ Steve Morabito
    57/ Mauro Santambrogio
    58/ Florian Stalder

    Cofidis

    David MoncoutiéThe team from the north of France will send only 6 riders to Corsica, including David Moncoutié as their road captain.
    61/ David Moncoutié
    62/ Leonardo Duque
    63/ Julien El Fares
    64/ Kalle Kriit
    65/ Damien Monier
    66/ Rémi Pauriol

    Française des Jeux

    Mickaël CherelThe Française des Jeux will also have only 6 riders at the start of the Critérium International in Porto-Vecchio:
    71/ Benoît Vaugrenard
    72/ Mikaël Cherel
    73/ Gianni Meersman
    74/ Wesley Sulzberger
    75/ Jussi Veikkanen
    76/ Arthur Vichot

    Team Sky

    Sylvain CalzatiTeam Sky will come with a complete team of 8 riders including Thomas Lövkvist who could well take a good spot in the stage classification of the 3rd stage of this Critérium International which will be an individual time trial (in 2007 he won the individual time trial of this race).
    81/ Thomas Lövkvist
    82/ Sylvain Calzati
    83/ Kjell Carlström
    84/ Russel Downing
    85/ Simon Gerrans
    86/ Lars-Peter Nordhaug
    87/ Nicolas Portal
    88/ Morris Possoni

    Bbox Bouygues Telecom

    Thomas VoecklerThe team from the French Vendée departement will have Thomas Voeckler as its leader, of c completely French team, except for Yury Trofimov.
    91/ Thomas Voeckler
    92/ Franck Bouyer
    93/ Anthony Charteau
    94/ Pierrick Fedrigo
    95/ Cyril Gautier
    96/ Laurent Lefèvre
    97/ Pierre Rolland
    98/ Yury Trofimov

    Caisse d'Epargne

    Christophe MoreauThe Spanish team with a French sponsor will have Christophe Moreau as its road captain with a quite heterogeneous team. The former polka dot jersey of the Tour de France, Juan Mauricio Soler Hernandez was probably quite pleased with the mountaineous route of this Critérium International.
    101/ Christophe Moreau
    102/ Andrey Amador
    103/ Juan José Cobo Acebo
    104/ Arnold Jeannesson
    105/ David Lopez Garcia
    106/ Mathieu Perget
    107/ Juan Mauricio Soler Hernandez
    108/ Rigoberto Uran

    Euskaltel-Euskadi

    Samuel SanchezThe Bask team will come to the start of the Critérium International 2010 with the Olympic Champion Samuel Sanchez.
    111/ Samuel Sanchez
    112/ Jorge Azanza Soto
    113/ Beñat Intxausti
    114/ Gorka Izagirre Insausti
    115/ Egoi Martinez
    116/ Mikel Nieve
    117/ Juan José Oroz
    118/ Amets Txurruka

    Saur-Sojasun

    Jérôme CoppelStéphane Heulot's team will have Jérôme Coppel as its leader and can also count on the rider who has had the polka dot jersey in Paris-Nice 2010, Laurent Mangel.
    121/ Jérôme Coppel
    122/ Cyril Bessy
    123/ Jimmy Engoulvent
    124/ Jeremy Galland
    125/ Cyril Lemoine
    126/ Guillaume Levarlet
    127/ Laurent Mangel
    128/ Julien Simon

    Skil-Shimano

    Alexandre GeniezThe Dutch team decided to send a Japanese rider as the leader of the team in the Critérium International 2010.
    131/ Yukihiro Doi
    132/ Alexandre Geniez
    133/ Simon Geschke
    134/ Feng Han
    135/ Yann Huguet
    136/ Thierry Hupond
    137/ Albert Timmer
    138/ Frederik Wilmann

    Roubaix Lille Métropole

    Cédric PineauThe second team with an orange kit has created its team around Clément Lhotellerie.
    141/ Clément Lhotellerie
    142/ Jocelyn Bar
    143/ Matthieu Boulo
    144/ Renaud Dion
    145/ Mickael Larpe
    146/ Arnaud Molmy
    147/ Cédric Pineau
    148/ Steven Tronet

    Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team

    Brice FeilluThe second Dutch team will be organised aorund the climber Brice Feillu who hopes to be in a better shape than in Paris-Nice 2010.
    151/ Brice Feillu
    152/ Matteo Carrara
    153/ Michal Golas
    154/ Sergey Lagutin
    155/ Wouter Poels
    156/ Stéphane Rossetto
    157/ Rob Ruijgh
    158/ Lieuwe Westra

    Bretagne-Schuller

    Eduardo Gonzalo RamirezThis Continental Pro team will come with 7 French riders and one Spaniard:
    161/ Eduardo Gonzalo Ramirez
    162/ Jean-Marc Bideau
    163/ Florian Guillou
    164/ Romain Hardy
    165/ Lilian Jégou
    166/ Nicolas Jouanno
    167/ Johan Le Bon
    168/ Florian Vachon

    by Thomas Vergouwen
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    | Roland TISSIER | friday 26 March 2010 at 7:51:56

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