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2022 Liège-Bastogne-Liège (World Tour), Belgium

109th edition: Sunday, April 24, 2022

Liège-Bastogne-Liège podium history | 2021 edition | Course map and profile | Photos | Organizer's race preview | Start list

Liège-Bastogne-Liège, 257.1 km.

Race winner Remco Evenepoel has left the best riders in the world almost a minute behind. Photo: Province de Liège

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Weather at the start/finish city of Liège at 1:30 PM, local time: 17C (62F), sunny, with the wind from the northeast at 19 km/hr (12 mph). There is just a 2% chance of rain.

ClimbsThe climbs:

  • Km 76.8: Côte de la Roche-en-Ardenne, 2.8km @ 6.2%
  • Km 124.1: Côte de Saint-Roch, 1 km @ 11.2%
  • Km 167.9:  Côte de Mont-le-Soie, 1.7 km @ 7.9%
  • Km 176.2: Côte de Wanne, 3.6 km @ 5.1%
  • Km 182.8: Côte de Stockeu, 1 km @ 12.5%
  • Km 187.0: Côte de la Haute-Levée, 2.2 km @ 7.5%
  • Km 201.2: Col du Rosier, 4.4 km @ 5.9%
  • Km 214.6: Côte de Desnié, 1.6 km @ 8.1%
  • Km 227.7: Côte de la Redoute, 2.1 km @ 8.9%
  • Km 243.8: Côte de la Roche-aux-Faucons, 1.3 km @ 11%

The race:

Photos

172 riders began the race at 10:21 AM. There were three non-starters: Jai Hindley (Bora-hansgorhe), Tiesj Benoot (Jumbo-Visma) & Kamiel Bonneu (Sport Vlaanderen). Shortly after the race started Michael Matthews (BikeExchange-Jayco) & Omar Frail (INEOS) abandoned.

Here's the organizer's race summary:

Veni, vidi, Remco. The Belgian rider took over Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl’s leadership baton from his teammate Julian Alaphilippe, who crashed out of contention with 62 kilometres to go, and pulled off an amazing solo ride to win Liège-Bastogne-Liège on his maiden participation in La Doyenne. No one could match Evenepoel’s impressive attack atop the legendary Côte de la Redoute, and all the attempts to bring him back afterwards turned out fruitless. Intermarché-Wanty Gobert’s Quinten Hermans was the quickest in the sprint of the chase group, with Jumbo-Visma’s Wout van Aert coming home third. It’s the first time Liège-Bastogne-Liège has had a full Belgian podium since 1976.

172 riders took the start on the 108th edition of Liège-Bastogne-Liège at 10:21 as there were three non-starters: Tiesj Benoot (Jumbo-Visma), Jai Hindley (Bora-Hansgrohe), and Kamiel Bonneu (Sport Vlaanderen). It was five kilometres into the race that Lotto-Soudal’s Sylvain Moniquet first opened up a gap. He was quickly joined by his teammate Harm Vanhoucke, Groupama-FDJ’s Bruno Armirail, Uno-X’s Jacob Madsen and TotalEnergies’ Fabien Doubey.

Many groups tried to follow their example, yet failed to do so as Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl didn’t grant any leeway to the attackers until kilometer 40, when Pau Miquel (Equipo Kern Pharma), Baptiste Planckaert (Intermarché-Wanty Gobert), Paul Ourselin (TotalEnergies), Marco Tizza, Kenny Molly and Luc Wirtgen (Bingoal Pauwels Sauces) managed to go clear and finally reached the front of the race 17 kilometres later to establish a 11-strong breakaway. Meanwhile, Sport Vlaanderen’s Gilles de Wilde tried to counter as well, but failed to bridge back and gave up atop the Côte de la Roche-en-Ardenne (km 76,8).

A huge crash gave knocked the race into shape
Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl, Jumbo-Visma, Movistar Team and Bahrain Victorious took turns at the helm of the bunch to keep tabs on the breakaway, which registered a maximum gap of 6’30” clocked at kilometer 101, as the race went past Bastogne. The array of climbs between the kilometers 165 and 190 split the break by half, as Vanhoucke’s pace uphill proved too high for Miquek, Planckaert, Tizza, Molly and Madsen. Meanwhile, the bunch cut the gap down to 3’00” atop the Côte de la Haute-Levée (km 187). It was in a small descent on the way to the Col du Rosier (km 201,2), with 62 kilometres to go and Bahrain Victorious leading the way, that a huge crash happened in the bunch, making 30 riders hit the deck and forcing many more to stop. Amongst the most affected, pre-race favourites like Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl), Romain Bardet (Team DSM) or Wilco Kelderman (Bora-Hansgrohe). The peloton was reduced to 60 riders for a minute, until being reinforced by several groups that had been caught on the wrong side of the cut provoked by the crash. This is how Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team), Sergio Higuita (Bora-Hansgrohe) or Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo) came back to contention.

Evenepoel’s unmatchable acceleration
As has happened many times in the history of this race, the Côte de la Redoute (km 227,7) was key on the outcome of this edition. Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl led the reduced pack both on its approach and its steeper ramps. Near the summit, with just 29 kilometres to go, Remco Evenepoel (Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl) made good use of the work deployed by his teammates Louis Vervaeke and Mauri Vansevenant to put on an impressive acceleration – an no one had an answer to it.

Remco Evenepoel escapes

He's gone! With every pedal stroke Remco Evenpoel increased his lead. What a brilliant win. Photo: Getty Sport

The Belgian rider went on to catch Bruno Armirail (Groupama-FDJ), who by then was the last man standing from the day’s breakaway, with 22 kilometers to go. They began the Côte de la Roche-aux-Faucons (km 243,8) with 30” on the pack, where many teams were contributed to keep tabs on the move. Evenepoel dropped Armirail early on the climb and undertook his successful solo raid to victory. The many attacks that happened behind were not good enough to bring his gap down, as he indeed came home with a comfortable 48-second advantage on the first chase group.

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Complete results:

257.1 kilometers raced at an average speed of 41.397 km/hr

1 REMCO EVENEPOEL QUICK-STEP ALPHA VINYL 6hr 12min 38sec
2 QUINTEN HERMANS INTERMARCHE-WANTY-GOBERT @ 48sec
3 WOUT VAN AERT JUMBO-VISMA s.t.
4 DANIEL MARTINEZ INEOS GRENADIERS s.t.
5 SERGIO HIGUITA BORA-HANSGROHE s.t.
6 DYLAN TEUNS BAHRAIN VICTORIOUS s.t.
7 ALEJANDRO VALVERDE MOVISTAR s.t.
8 NEILSON POWLESS EF EDUCATION-EASYPOST s.t.
9 MARC HIRSCHI UAE TEAM EMIRATES s.t.
10 MICHAEL WOODS ISRAEL-PREMIER TECH s.t.
11 JACK HAIG BAHRAIN VICTORIOUS s.t.
12 ENRIC MAS MOVISTAR s.t.
13 JAKOB FUGLSANG ISRAEL-PREMIER TECH s.t.
14 ALEKSANDR VLASOV BORA-HANSGROHE 0' 52''
15 WARREN BARGUIL ARKEA-SAMSIC 1' 36''
16 BRUNO ARMIRAIL GROUPAMA-FDJ s.t.
17 ROBERT STANNARD ALPECIN-FENIX 2' 30''
18 RUDY MOLARD GROUPAMA-FDJ s.t.
19 XANDRO MEURISSE ALPECIN-FENIX s.t.
20 QUENTIN PACHER GROUPAMA-FDJ s.t.
21 ALEXIS VUILLERMOZ TOTALENERGIES s.t.
22 DIEGO ULISSI UAE TEAM EMIRATES s.t.
23 MAURI VANSEVENANT QUICK-STEP ALPHA VINYL s.t.
24 BENOIT COSNEFROY AG2R-CITROEN s.t.
25 SØREN KRAGH ANDERSEN TEAM DSM s.t.
26 DOMENICO POZZOVIVO INTERMARCHE-WANTY-GOBERT s.t.
27 ION IZAGUIRRE COFIDIS s.t.
28 JONAS WILSLY UNO-X s.t.
29 BAUKE MOLLEMA TREK-SEGAFREDO s.t.
30 VINCENZO NIBALI ASTANA-QAZAQSTAN s.t.
31 SYLVAIN MONIQUET LOTTO SOUDAL s.t.
32 SAM OOMEN JUMBO-VISMA s.t.
33 GUILLAUME MARTIN COFIDIS 2' 34''
34 VALENTIN MADOUAS GROUPAMA-FDJ s.t.
35 SIMON GESCHKE COFIDIS 4' 34''
36 PAUL OURSELIN TOTALENERGIES 5' 03''
37 MATEJ MOHORIC BAHRAIN VICTORIOUS s.t.
38 CARLOS VERONA MOVISTAR s.t.
39 WOUTER POELS BAHRAIN VICTORIOUS s.t.
40 AURÉLIEN PARET PEINTRE AG2R-CITROEN s.t.
41 DAMIANO CARUSO BAHRAIN VICTORIOUS s.t.
42 MIKEL LANDA BAHRAIN VICTORIOUS s.t.
43 GERAINT THOMAS INEOS GRENADIERS s.t.
44 MARC SOLER UAE TEAM EMIRATES s.t.
45 NICHOLAS SCHULTZ BIKEEXCHANGE-JAYCO 7' 35''
46 PHILIPPE GILBERT LOTTO SOUDAL s.t.
47 KRISTIAN SBARAGLI ALPECIN-FENIX s.t.
48 LUC WIRTGEN BINGOAL-PAUWELS SAUCES WB s.t.
49 VALENTIN FERRON TOTALENERGIES s.t.
50 JULIEN BERNARD TREK-SEGAFREDO s.t.
51 ANTHONY DELAPLACE ARKEA-SAMSIC s.t.
52 FABIEN DOUBEY TOTALENERGIES s.t.
53 HUGO HOULE ISRAEL-PREMIER TECH s.t.
54 STEFAN DE BOD ASTANA-QAZAQSTAN s.t.
55 SEPP KUSS JUMBO-VISMA s.t.
56 RÉMY ROCHAS COFIDIS s.t.
57 JAN POLANC UAE TEAM EMIRATES s.t.
58 BOB JUNGELS AG2R-CITROEN s.t.
59 KÉVIN GENIETS GROUPAMA-FDJ s.t.
60 ANTHONY ROUX GROUPAMA-FDJ 7' 58''
61 FLORIS DE TIER ALPECIN-FENIX s.t.
62 MIKAEL CHEREL AG2R-CITROEN s.t.
63 PAU MIQUEL DELGADO EQUIPO KERN PHARMA s.t.
64 GIANLUCA BRAMBILLA TREK-SEGAFREDO s.t.
65 SIMON GUGLIELMI ARKEA-SAMSIC s.t.
66 MATTIAS JENSEN TREK-SEGAFREDO s.t.
67 ANDREY ZEITS ASTANA-QAZAQSTAN s.t.
68 MATTHEW HOLMES LOTTO SOUDAL s.t.
69 ALBERTO BETTIOL EF EDUCATION-EASYPOST s.t.
70 GORKA IZAGIRRE  MOVISTAR s.t.
71 WINNER ANDREW ANACONA ARKEA-SAMSIC s.t.
72 PAUL LAPEIRA AG2R-CITROEN s.t.
73 GREGOR MÜHLBERGER MOVISTAR s.t.
74 ALESSANDRO DE MARCHI ISRAEL-PREMIER TECH 8' 05''
75 HARM VANHOUCKE LOTTO SOUDAL s.t.
76 LOUIS VERVAEKE QUICK-STEP ALPHA VINYL 10' 06''
77 GIOVANNI ALEOTTI BORA-HANSGROHE 10' 55''
78 CESARE BENEDETTI BORA-HANSGROHE s.t.
79 VIKTOR VERSCHAEVE LOTTO SOUDAL s.t.
80 LUIS LEON SANCHEZ BAHRAIN VICTORIOUS s.t.
81 ANTHONY PEREZ COFIDIS s.t.
82 JAN MAAS BIKEEXCHANGE-JAYCO 13' 45''
83 MATHIJS PAASSCHENS BINGOAL-PAUWELS SAUCES WB s.t.
84 JAY VINE ALPECIN-FENIX s.t.
85 JAN BAKELANTS INTERMARCHE-WANTY-GOBERT s.t.
86 TIM WELLENS LOTTO SOUDAL s.t.
87 KEVIN VERMAERKE TEAM DSM s.t.
88 EUGENIO SANCHEZ EQUIPO KERN PHARMA s.t.
89 TOM PAQUOT BINGOAL-PAUWELS SAUCES WB s.t.
90 RUBEN APERS SPORT VLAANDEREN-BALOISE s.t.
91 TONY GALLOPIN TREK-SEGAFREDO s.t.
92 SIMONE VELASCO ASTANA-QAZAQSTAN s.t.
93 DARIO CATALDO TREK-SEGAFREDO s.t.
94 SIMONE PETILLI INTERMARCHE-WANTY-GOBERT s.t.
95 MATTHIEU LADAGNOUS GROUPAMA-FDJ s.t.
96 KENNY MOLLY BINGOAL-PAUWELS SAUCES WB s.t.
97 ANTWAN TOLHOEK TREK-SEGAFREDO s.t.
98 DAVID DE LA CRUZ ASTANA-QAZAQSTAN s.t.
99 PIETER SERRY QUICK-STEP ALPHA VINYL s.t.
100 MICHAL KWIATKOWSKI INEOS GRENADIERS s.t.
101 LAURENS DE PLUS INEOS GRENADIERS s.t.
102 IBON RUIZ SEDANO EQUIPO KERN PHARMA s.t.
103 THOMAS PIDCOCK INEOS GRENADIERS s.t.
104 MARK DONOVAN TEAM DSM s.t.
105 RAUL GARCIA EQUIPO KERN PHARMA 15' 15''
106 MATIS LOUVEL ARKEA-SAMSIC 15' 17''
107 REMY MERTZ BINGOAL-PAUWELS SAUCES WB 17' 29"'
108 FREDRIK DVERSNES UNO-X 21' 30''
109 JACOB MADSEN UNO-X s.t.
110 JENNO BERCKMOES SPORT VLAANDEREN-BALOISE s.t.
111 VITO BRAET SPORT VLAANDEREN-BALOISE s.t.
112 VEGARD STAKE LAENGEN UAE TEAM EMIRATES s.t.
113 TORJUS SLEEN UNO-X s.t.
114 DANNY VAN DER TUUK EQUIPO KERN PHARMA s.t.
115 ANDERS HALLAND UNO-X s.t.
116 FRANCISCO GALVAN EQUIPO KERN PHARMA 21' 35''
117 JACK BAUER BIKEEXCHANGE-JAYCO 29" 42"
118 JORIS NIEUWENHUIS TEAM DSM s.t.
119 TSGABU GRMAY BIKEEXCHANGE-JAYCO s.t.
120 FLORIAN STORK TEAM DSM s.t.
121 MARCO TIZZA BINGOAL-PAUWELS SAUCES WB s.t.

 


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Course map and profile:

2022 Liege-Bastogne-Liege map

2022 course map. Yellow is the route out and red is the way back

2022 Liege-Bastogne-Liege profile

2022 course profile

2022-Liege-Bastogne-Liege profile

Profile of the final kilometer


Liège-Bastogne-Liège photos by Fotoreporter Sirotti:

Jan Polanc ascends La Redoute

As Bauke Mollema climbs La Redoute he shows the scuffing of an earlier crash.

Thomas Pidcock

Domenico Pozzovivo

Bruno Armirail

Two of the best, Benoit Cosnefroy & Remco Evenepoel

As Remco Evenepoel crosses the line, a protester has found his way on to the course.

No other racers in sight.

Remco Evenepoel has won one of cycling's great races.

Remco Evenepoel is overcome after his superb race win.

Evenepoel takes in the moment.

Just after the race.

Evenepoel on the podium

The top three finishers, from left: Quinten Hermans (2nd), Remco Evenepoel (1st) & Wout van Aert (3rd).


Race preview: The race organizer posted the preview on Saturday the 23rd, the day before the race:

Key points:
· On the eve of the 108th edition of Liège-Bastogne-Liège, the reigning champion Tadej Pogacar announced he wouldn’t defend his victory at the helm of UAE Team Emirates. In his absence, and with a reshuffled finale, the tactics open up.

· While Philippe Gilbert bids farewell to his home Monument, Belgian fans will also turn their attention to the first participation of Remco Evenepoel, teaming up with two-time world champion Julian Alaphilippe, and Wout van Aert, lining-up in Liège a week after a strong return on the roads of Paris-Roubaix.

Jean-Michel Monin: “A more open race”
In its 108th edition, the finale of Liège-Bastogne-Liège has been subject to some changes, for reasons directly linked to the floods that affected the Walloon region in July 2021. “When we did the recons, the road leading to Côte des Forges was unusable”, says Jean-Michel Monin, in charge of the route of the Doyenne. “And we did not want to ask the road services to restore it for the race when there were more important priorities on the human level. Removing the passage via the Côte des Forges was therefore not a sporting choice, but it may have consequences for the race scenario.”

There are no climbs listed between the Côte de la Redoute (km 227.7) and the Côte de la Roche-aux-Faucons (km 243.8), where the key attacks were launched since the finish of La Doyenne returned to the city centre of Liège, in 2019. But, although it’s not listed as one of the climbs of the day, “passing through Sprimont, Côte du Hornay can’t be disregarded”, Monin explains. “I have a feeling some teams will try to make things hard and they’ll climb La Redoute at a very high pace. And with Tadej Pogacar’s unfortunate absence, it may be a more open race, with the decisive attack going away much before La Roche-aux-Faucons.”

Wout van Aert: “I just have to try and follow the best climbers”
The Belgian fervour may very well reach new highs on Sunday. It will be the last Liège-Bastogne-Liège of “Phil Gil”, only a few days after Dylan Teuns won La Flèche. The 108th edition will also mark the first participation of Remco Evenepoel (22 years old) … And the same goes with the national champion Wout van Aert, who could very well claim victory in his first attempt. Although his classics campaign was disrupted by illness, as he contracted Covid-19 ahead of Ronde van Vlaanderen, the Belgian star had a strong performance in Paris-Roubaix (2nd). “It was difficult to know what to expect but luckily everything turned out pretty good. It was a big surprise for me to be on the podium. For the first two days after Roubaix, the legs felt quite terrible but from Wednesday on I tried to change my mind and focus on this race with some good training. For me, it may be the easiest classic to ride. I just have to try and follow. It will be hard of course, but there isn't much tactic about it. I try to follow the best climbers, and if possible I’ll be there in the finale. We try to be with Jonas [Vingegaard], Tiesj [Benoot] and myself in the finale. If we can survive the last climb and end up in the front group, hopefully we will have one more rider than some of the other teams.”

Philippe Gilbert’s last time on his dearest race
Tomorrow morning, Philippe Gilbert will start Liège-Bastogne-Liège for the 17th and last time in his career. He brings one step further the record number of participations he already held in a race very dear to him, not only due to his victory in 2011. The former world champion grew up in Remouchamps, at the bottom of the Côte de La Redoute. His fans have already painted the road to celebrate “Phil” and they’re ready to cheer for him. His last top 10 in Liège dates back to 2014 (8th) but the Walloon is eager to race his home Monument in front of his home crowds: “It’s a pleasure to be here, to feel the warmth of the fans. At the beginning of my career, I thought it would be complicated for me but I still managed to win it once in my life, and it means a lot to me.”

Hungry Wolfpack for the final Spring Classic
For each and every Belgian team, the Spring Classics are one of the key points of the season. For a successful one like Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl, coming out of it without a single victory and having recorded just a podium place on their books (Kasper Asgreen, 3rd on Strade Bianche) in those one-day races on the top-tier of this sport makes for a below-par campaign. “The team is not in a good situation,” accepted Remco Evenepoel on a press conference held on Friday via Zoom. “But we have been closer to victory on these last races, and we are hungry for this last Classic.” The phenomenon from Aalst will have Julian Alaphilippe’s wealth of experience by his side. “It’s easier to do a first Liège along with Julian,” says the youngster. “I’d like to win this race at some point in my career, yet it takes some experience to manage it… and I have a perfect teammate to learn from on Sunday.” As for the current rainbow jersey holder, who has finished second twice in La Doyenne, on top of his relegation from 2nd to 5th in 2020, he points how winning here is “a dream” for him. “It’s easy to understand: it’s a Monument – one of the most beautiful races of every season. I’ve been a player here many times – but I’ve never won! It’s a hard race to win.”

Mauro Gianetti: “The human side is the most important for us”
Defending Liège-Bastogne-Liège champion Tadej Pogacar won’t be able to take the start tomorrow as he had to go back to Slovenia to support his partner, whose mother passed away this week. His manager at UAE Team Emirates, Mauro Gianetti, pleads the team’s full support to Pogacar in these difficult moments: “For us, the human side is the most important. This was the last goal of Tadej’s spring campaign, but the season is long and right now he needs to take a break and devote his energy to this situation his family is going through.” In any case, UAE Team Emirates is still bidding for victory tomorrow at La Doyenne. “The race changes a bit for us, but the focus remains the same as we will try to win the race. We have very strong riders in our line-up, such as Marc Hirschi, Brandon McNulty or Marc Soler, who will be able to play their own chances.”

Valverde touted as “main favourite” on the eve of his final Liège
It’s the final Ardennes campaign for Alejandro Valverde, he who holds the record for most podiums at both Flèche Wallonne and Liège-Bastogne-Liège, he who bears the perfect skillset to shine in these hilly races of attrition often resolved on a sprint, he who keeps racing at age 41 with the same spirit and devotion as when he first pinned a back number on as a professional rider twenty years ago. “It’s my last time in Liège and I feel good. Hopefully my feeling tomorrow will be great, and my rivals’ will not!”, he tells us jokingly, aware that his 2nd position atop the Mur de Huy on Wednesday extends and enhances his credentials as a rider to follow. “I believe he is the main favorite for tomorrow,” asserts his teammate Enric Mas wholeheartedly. “Liège-Bastogne-Liège means a lot to me. It’s the sole Monument I’ve won, and in fact I’m the only Spanish rider to have won this race,” says the rider from Murcia, who doesn’t hesitate before the prospect of passing on Movistar Team’s leadership baton to the aforementioned Mas. “He can also do well in this race as it suits him. The final kilometres we had on previous years were better for him, and for me as well, as they featured more climbs and an uphill finish - but it’s still a hard race on which Enric can excel.”

Fuglsang: “Winning from a solo break is possible”
The Côte des Forges will not feature on this year’s Liège-Bastogne-Liège, and this brings back the discussion on the fruitfulness of long-range attacks. The Côte de la Roche-aux-Faucons has been the launching pad for the winning riders to fly off the rest of contenders in the last four editions of the race. Look no further than to Jakob Fuglsang, current Israel-PremierTech rider and winner of the 2019 edition, the first one to finish in the city center of Liège in this modern era. “It is of course a bit more difficult to make it solo to the finish. But it is not impossible. With this years’ route, with no climbs between La Redoute and La Roche-aux-Faucons, the chance for the race to open up earlier is bigger. It’s good for the race. We don’t know exactly how we will play our cards tomorrow, but we hope to have two guys battling for victory – Michael Woods and me.” One year before Fuglsang it was Bob Jungels who triumphed by attacking on La Roche-aux-Faucons to go solo all the way to the finish line of Ans. Yet he is not confident this scenario will be reenacted tomorrow. “Back in the day, there were many climbs to make a difference after La Roche-aux-Faucons. Right now, it is no longer the case as it’s the very last climb. It’s more difficult for a lone escapee to win the race. I think the current profile favors riders who can sprint fast.” A chance to break this pattern is attacking further out, as Jens Voigt and Alexandre Vinokourov did in 2005 with their successful attack in the Col du Rosier, with 55 kilometres to go. A style of racing that suits Tim Wellens. “I’m going to try and attack for the win tomorrow – that’s for sure. I hope the moves will start early because I think it would be difficult for me to fight with the best in La Roche-aux-Faucons. Hopefully it will be full gas from the Col du Rosier.”


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Start list with back numbers, Saturday, April 23, 2022:

UAE TEAM EMIRATES
1 MARC HIRSCHI
2 GEORGE BENNETT
3 VEGARD STAKE LAENGEN
4 BRANDON MCNULTY
5 JAN POLANC
6 MARC SOLER
7 DIEGO ULISSI
QUICK-STEP ALPHA VINYL TEAM
11 JULIAN ALAPHILIPPE
12 TIM DECLERCQ
13 REMCO EVENEPOEL
14 PIETER SERRY
15 MAURI VANSEVENANT
16 ILAN VAN WILDER
17 LOUIS VERVAEKE
GROUPAMA-FDJ
21 VALENTIN MADOUAS
22 BRUNO ARMIRAIL
23 KÉVIN GENIETS
24 MATTHIEU LADAGNOUS
25 RUDY MOLARD
26 QUENTIN PACHER
27 ANTHONY ROUX
MOVISTAR TEAM
31 ALEJANDRO VALVERDE
32 GORKA IZAGIRRE INSAUSTI
33 OIER LAZKANO LOPEZ
34 LUIS GUILLERMO MAS
35 ENRIC MAS
36 GREGOR MÜHLBERGER
37 CARLOS VERONA
ISRAEL-PREMIER TECH
41 JAKOB FUGLSANG
42 ALESSANDRO DE MARCHI
43 OMER GOLDSTEIN
44 RETO HOLLENSTEIN
45 HUGO HOULE
46 DARYL IMPEY
47 MICHAEL WOODS
TEAM DSM
51 ROMAIN BARDET
52 MARK DONOVAN
53 LEON HEINSCHKE
54 SØREN KRAGH ANDERSEN
55 JORIS NIEUWENHUIS
56 FLORIAN STORK
57 KEVIN VERMAERKE
TREK-SEGAFREDO
61 BAUKE MOLLEMA
62 JULIEN BERNARD
63 GIANLUCA BRAMBILLA
64 DARIO CATALDO
65 TONY GALLOPIN
66 MATTIAS JENSEN
67 ANTWAN TOLHOEK
BORA-HANSGROHE
71 ALEKSANDR VLASOV
72 GIOVANNI ALEOTTI
73 CESARE BENEDETTI
74 SERGIO ANDRES HIGUITA
75 JAI HINDLEY
76 WILCO KELDERMAN
77 IDE SCHELLING
BAHRAIN VICTORIOUS
81 DYLAN TEUNS
82 DAMIANO CARUSO
83 JACK HAIG
84 MIKEL LANDA
85 MATEJ MOHORIC
86 WOUTER POELS
87 LUIS LEON SANCHEZ
INEOS GRENADIERS
91 DANIEL FELIPE MARTINEZ
92 LAURENS DE PLUS
93 OMAR FRAILE
94 MICHAL KWIATKOWSKI
95 THOMAS PIDCOCK
96 CARLOS RODRIGUEZ CANO
97 GERAINT THOMAS
ASTANA-QAZAQSTAN TEAM
101 VINCENZO NIBALI
102 STEFAN DE BOD
103 DAVID DE LA CRUZ
104 FABIO FELLINE
105 ALEKSANDR RIABUSHENKO
106 SIMONE VELASCO
107 ANDREY ZEITS
JUMBO-VISMA
111 WOUT VAN AERT
112 TIESJ BENOOT
113 SEPP KUSS
114 SAM OOMEN
115 TIMO ROOSEN
116 JOS VAN EMDEN
117 JONAS VINGEGAARD
TEAM BIKEEXCHANGE-JAYCO
121 MICHAEL MATTHEWS
122 ALEXANDRE BALMER
123 JACK BAUER
124 TSGABU GEBREMARYAM GRMAY
125 CHRISTOPHER JENSEN
126 JAN MAAS
127 NICHOLAS SCHULTZ
COFIDIS
131 ION IZAGUIRRE INSAUSTI
132 SIMON GESCHKE
133 JESUS HERRADA
134 VICTOR LAFAY
135 GUILLAUME MARTIN
136 ANTHONY PEREZ
137 RÉMY ROCHAS
AG2R CITROEN TEAM
141 BENOIT COSNEFROY
142 MIKAEL CHEREL
143 DORIAN GODON
144 BOB JUNGELS
145 PAUL LAPEIRA
146 AURÉLIEN PARET PEINTRE
147 LAWRENCE WARBASSE
LOTTO SOUDAL
151 PHILIPPE GILBERT
152 SÉBASTIEN GRIGNARD
153 MATTHEW HOLMES
154 SYLVAIN MONIQUET
155 HARM VANHOUCKE
156 VIKTOR VERSCHAEVE
157 TIM WELLENS
TEAM ARKEA-SAMSIC
161 WARREN BARGUIL
162 WINNER ANDREW ANACONA
163 ANTHONY DELAPLACE
164 ELIE GESBERT
165 SIMON GUGLIELMI
166 MATIS LOUVEL
167 LUKASZ OWSIAN
EF EDUCATION-EASYPOST
171 RUBEN ANTONIO ALMEIDA
172 ALBERTO BETTIOL
173 SIMON CARR
174 ODD CHRISTIAN EIKING
175 BEN HEALY
176 NEILSON POWLESS
177 RIGOBERTO URAN
UNO-X PRO CYCLING TEAM
181 TOBIAS HALLAND JOHANNESSEN
182 IDAR ANDERSEN
183 FREDRIK DVERSNES
184 ANDERS HALLAND JOHANNESSEN
185 JACOB MADSEN
186 TORJUS SLEEN
187 JONAS WILSLY
INTERMARCHE-WANTY-GOBERT MATERIAUX
191 DOMENICO POZZOVIVO
192 JAN BAKELANTS
193 QUINTEN HERMANS
194 SIMONE PETILLI
195 BAPTISTE PLANCKAERT
196 CORNE VAN KESSEL
197 GEORG ZIMMERMANN
ALPECIN-FENIX
201 XANDRO MEURISSE
202 FLORIS DE TIER
203 JIMMY JANSSENS
204 KRISTIAN SBARAGLI
205 ROBERT STANNARD
206 SCOTT THWAITES
207 JAY VINE
TOTALENERGIES
211 ALEXIS VUILLERMOZ
212 JEREMY CABOT
213 FABIEN DOUBEY
214 VALENTIN FERRON
215 FABIEN GRELLIER
216 PAUL OURSELIN
217 CRISTIAN RODRIGUEZ MARTIN
BINGOAL-PAUWELS SAUCES WB
221 JOHAN MEENS
222 REMY MERTZ
223 KENNY MOLLY
224 MATHIJS PAASSCHENS
225 TOM PAQUOT
226 MARCO TIZZA
227 LUC WIRTGEN
SPORT VLAANDEREN-BALOISE
231 JENNO BERCKMOES
232 RUBEN APERS
233 KAMIEL BONNEU
234 VITO BRAET
235 ALEX COLMAN
236 GILLES DE WILDE
237 JULIAN MERTENS
EQUIPO KERN PHARMA
241 URKO BERRADE FERNANDEZ
242 FRANCISCO GALVAN FERNANDEZ
243 RAUL GARCIA PIERNA
244 PAU MIQUEL DELGADO
245 IBON RUIZ SEDANO
246 EUGENIO SANCHEZ LOPEZ
247 DANNY VAN DER TUUK