Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Lampre–Farnese Vini, Liquigas-Doimo for Tour de France
ASO, the organizers of the Tour de France, that will take place from the 3 to 25 July, 2010, have just announced the 22 teams selected that will start the race in Rotterdam on Saturday, July 3rd.
Sixteen teams were selected in compliance with the agreement passed with the International Cycling Union (UCI) in September 2008:
Omega Pharma – Lotto
Team Saxo Bank
Euskaltel – Euskadi
Footon – Servetto
AG2R La Mondiale
BBox Bouygues Telecom
Cofidis, le Crédit en ligne
Française des Jeux
Lampre – Farnese
Liquigas - Doimo
The six teams that have been invited by the organizers in order to compete in the 97th Tour de France are:
Garmin - Transitions
BMC Racing Team
Cervélo Test Team
Beginning in 2011, in compliance with the agreement passed between the organizers of the three main Tours and the International Cycling Union (UCI), the first 17 teams of the world ranking established at the end of 2010, according to the sporting results of the teams, will be automatically selected. The other teams will receive wild cards from the organizers.
Photo: jerseys of the teams competing
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