Tour de France 2018: Full list and remaining teams and riders eliminated rider details

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Tour de France 2018 teams and riders: Full starting list

As with all WorldTour races, each of the 18 teams that make up the top-flight of professional cycling receive an invite and in the case of the Tour de France, all teams are contracted to race.

In addition to the WorldTour teams, race organisers ASO handed wildcard spots to Cofidis Solutions Crédits, Direct-Énergie, Fortuneo-Samsic and Wanty-Groupe Gobert. Of the 22 teams starting the 105th edition of the Tour, five – Ag2r-La Mondiale, Cofidis, Solutions Crédits, Direct-Énergie, FDJ, Fortuneo-Oscaro – are French.

Each team starts with eight riders – one fewer than in previous years following a rule change introduced by the International Cycling Union.

All 22 teams have now confirmed their line-ups, though as the clock ticks down to the start of the second grand tour of the season, the 3,351 kilometre – or 2,082 miles – race from Noirmoutier-en-l’île to Paris, Telegraph Sport will keep you updated with any late changes.

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Ag2r-La Mondiale (Fra)

General manager: Vincent Lavenu
Title sponsor: Personal insurance
Bike: Factor

Remaining riders: Romain Bardet (Fra), Silvan Dillier (Swi), Mathias Frank (Swi), Pierre Latour (Fra), Oliver Naesen (Bel).
Abandoned: Axel Domont (Fra, stage four DNF), Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra, stage 10 DNS), Tony Gallopin (Fra, stage 12 DNF).

Astana (Kaz)

General manager: Alexandre Vinokourov
Title sponsor: Kazakh business consortium
Bike: Argon 18

Remaining riders: Magnus Cort (Den), Omar Fraile (Spa), Jakob Fuglsang (Den), Jesper Hansen (Den), Tanel Kangert (Est), Michael Valgren (Den).
Abandoned: Luis León Sánchez (Spa, stage two DNF), Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz, stage 12 OTL).

Bahrain-Merida (Brn)

General manager: Brent Copeland
Title sponsor: Kingdom of Bahrain and Taiwanese bike manufacturer
Bike: Merida

Remaining riders: Sonny Colbrelli (Ita), Heinrich Haussler (Aus), Gorka Izagirre (Spa), Ion Izagirre (Spa), Kristijan Koren (Slo), Franco Pellizotti (Ita), Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita).
Abandoned: Vincenzo Nibali (Ita, stage 13 DNS).

BMC Racing (US)

General manager: Jim Ochowicz
Title sponsor: Swiss bicycle manufacturer
Bike: BMC

Remaining riders: Damiano Caruso (Ita), Simon Gerrans (Aus), Stefan Küng (Swi), Michael Schär (Swi), Greg Van Avermaet (Bel), Tejay van Garderen (US).
Abandoned: Richie Porte (Aus, stage nine DNF), Patrick Bevin (NZ, stage 14 DNF).

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Bora-Hansgrohe (Ger)

General manager: Ralph Denk
Title sponsor: German manufacturers specialising in cooking surfaces and bathroom products
Bike: Specialized

Eight-man team: Maciej Bodnar (Pol), Marcus Burghardt (Ger), Rafal Majka (Pol), Gregor Mühlberger (Aut), Daniel Oss (Ita), Lukas Pöstlberger (Aut), Pawel Poljanski (Pol), Peter Sagan (Svk).

Cofidis, Solutions Crédits (Fra)

General manager: Cédric Vasseur
Title sponsor:  Money-lending company
Bike: Kuota

Eight-man team: Dimitri Claeys (Bel), Nicolas Edet (Fra), Jesús Herrada (Spa), Christophe Laporte (Fra), Daniel Navarro (Spa), Anthony Perez (Fra), Julien Simon (Fra), Anthony Turgis (Fra).

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Dimension Data (SA)

General manager: Doug Ryder
Title sponsor: Information technology company
Bike: Cervelo

Remaining riders: Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor), Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (SA), Tom-Jelte Slagter (Hol), Jay Thomson (SA), Julien Vermote (Bel).
Abandoned: Mark Cavendish (GB, stage 11 OTL), Mark Renshaw (Aus, stage 11 OTL), Serge Pauwels (Bel, satge 16 DNS). 

Direct Énergie (Fra)

General manager: Jean-René Bernaudeau
Title sponsor: Electric services company
Bike: Wilier Triestina

Remaining riders: Thomas Boudat (Fra), Lilian Calmejane (Fra), Sylvain Chavanel (Fra), Jérôme Cousin (Fra), Damien Gaudin (Fra), Fabien Grellier (Fra), Romain Sicard (Fra).
Abandoned: Rein Taaramae (Est, stage 12 OTL).

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Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale (US)

General manager: Jonathan Vaughters
Title sponsor: International education company and Australian-American management firm
Bike: Cannondale

Remaining riders: Simon Clarke (Aus), Lawson Craddock (US), Daniel Martínez (Col), Taylor Phinney (US), Pierre Rolland (Fra), Tom Scully (NZ), Sep Vanmarcke (Bel).
Abandoned: Rigoberto Urán (Col, stage 12 DNS).

Fortuneo-Samsic ​(Fra)

General manager: Emmanuel Hubert
Title sponsor: Investment management company online automotive parts sales
Bike: Look

Eight-man team: Warren Barguil (Fra), Maxime Bouet (Fra), Élie Gesbert (Fra), Romain Hardy (Fra), Kévin Ledanois (Fra), Amaël Moinard (Fra), Laurent Pichon (Fra), Florian Vachon (Fra).

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Groupama-FDJ (Fra)

General manager: Marc Madiot
Title sponsor: French national lottery
Bike: Lapierre

Eight-man team: Arnaud Démare (Fra), David Gaudu (Fra, neo-pro), Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita), Olivier Le Gac (Fra), Tobias Ludvigsson (Swe), Rudy Molard (Fra), Ramon Sinkeldam (Hol), Arthur Vichot (Fra).

Katusha-Alpecin (Swi)

General manager: Jose Azevedo
Title sponsors: Russian business conglomerate and German shampoo manufacturer
Bike: Canyon

Remaining riders: Ian Boswell (US), Pavel Kochetkov (Rus), Nils Politt (Ger), Ilnur Zakarin (Rus).
Abandoned: Robert Kiserlovski (Cro, stage five DNF), Tony Martin (Ger, stage nine DNS), Marcel Kittel (Ger, stage 11 OTL), Rick Zabel (Ger, stage 12 DNF).

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Lotto-Soudal (Bel)

General manager: Marc Sergeant
Title sponsor: Belgian national lottery and adhesives manufacturer
Bike: Ridley

Remaining riders: Jasper De Buyst (Bel), Thomas De Gendt (Bel), Tomasz Marczynski (Pol).
Abandoned: Tiesj Benoot (Bel, stage five DNS), Jens Keukeleire (Bel, stage 10 DNS), André Greipel (Ger, stage 12 DNF), Marcel Sieberg (Ger, stage 12 DNF), Jelle Vanendert (Bel, satge 19 DNF).

Lotto NL-Jumbo (Hol)

General manager: Richard Plugge
Title sponsors: Dutch national lottery and supermarket chain
Bike: Bianchi

Remaining riders: Robert Gesink (Hol), Amund Grondahl Jansen (Nor, neo-pro), Steven Kruijswijk (Hol), Paul Martens (Ger), Primoz Roglic (Slo), Timo Roosen (Hol), Antwan Tolhoek (Hol).
Abandoned: Dylan Groenewegen (Hol, stage 12 DNF).

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Mitchelton-Scott (Aus)

General manager: Shayne Bannan
Title sponsors: Australia winery and Swiss bike manufacturer
Bike: Scott

Remaining riders: Jack Bauer (NZ), Luke Durbridge (Aus), Mathew Hayman (Aus), Michael Hepburn (Aus), Daryl Impey (SA), Mikel Nieve (Spa), Adam Yates (GB).
Abandoned: Damien Howson (Aus, stage 16 DNS).

Movistar (Spa)

General manager: Eusebio Unzué
Title sponsor: Spanish mobile telephone company
Bike: Canyon

Remaining riders: Andrey Amador (Crc), Daniele Bennati (Ita), Imanol Erviti (Spa), Mikel Landa (Spa), Nairo Quintana (Col), Marc Soler (Spa), Alejandro Valverde (Spa).
Abandoned: José Joaquín Rojas (Spa, stage nine DNF).

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Quick-Step Floors (Bel)

General manager: Patrick Lefévère
Title sponsor: Laminate flooring manufacturers
Bike: Specialized​

Remaining riders: Julian Alaphilippe (Fra), Bob Jungels (Lux), Yves Lampaert (Bel), Maximiliano Richeze (Arg), Niki Terpstra (Hol).
Abandoned: Fernando Gaviria (Col, stage 12 DNF), Tim Declercq (Bel, stage 16 DNF), Philippe Gilbert (Bel, stage 17 DNS).

Team Sky (GB)

General manager: Sir Dave Brailsford
Title sponsor: Satellite broadcaster
Bike: Pinarello

Eight-man team: Egan Bernal (Col), Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa), Chris Froome (GB), Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol), Wout Poels (Hol), Luke Rowe (GB), Geraint Thomas (GB).
Disqualified: Gianni Moscon (Ita)

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Sunweb (Ger)

General manager: Iwan Spekenbrink
Title sponsor: Dutch tour operator
Bike: Giant

Remaining riders: Soren Kragh Andersen (Den), Nikias Arndt (Ger), Tom Dumoulin (Hol), Simon Geschke (Ger), Chad Haga (US), Laurens ten Dam (Hol), Edward Theuns (Bel).
Abandoned: Michael Matthews (Aus, stage five DNS).

Trek-Segafredo (US)

General manager: Luca Guercilena
Title sponsors: US bicycle manufacturer and Italian coffee brand
Bike: Trek

Remaining riders: Julien Bernard (Fra), Koen de Kort (Hol), John Degenkolb (Ger), Michael Gogl (Aut), Bauke Mollema (Hol), Toms Skujins (Lat), Jasper Stuyven (Bel).
Abandoned: Tsgabu Grmay (Eth, stage two).

UAE Team Emirates (UAE)

General manager: Giuseppe Saronni
Title sponsor: Emirates
Bike: Colnago

Eight-man team: Darwin Atapuma (Col), Kristijan Durasek (Cro), Roberto Ferrari (Ita), Alexander Kristoff (Nor), Marco Marcato (Ita), Dan Martin (Irl), Rory Sutherland (Aus), Oliviero Troia (Ita, neo-pro).

Wanty-Groupe Gobert (Bel)

General manager: Jean-François Bourlaert
Title sponsor: Recycling, and industrial and civil engineering 
Bike: Cube

Eight-man team: Thomas Degand (Bel), Timothy Dupont (Bel), Guillaume Martin (Fra), Marco Minnaard (Hol), Yoann Offredo (Fra), Andrea Pasqualon (Ita), Dion Smith (NZ), Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel).

  • DNF: Did not finish; DNS: Did not start; OTL: Outside time limit