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Tour of Oman 2019: Who are this year’s favourites?

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

MUSCAT: As the 10th edition of Tour of Oman begins today, we bring you the list of top cyclists taking part in the most anticipated sporting event in the region. The six-day racing event will conclude on February 21.

Alexander Kristoff, who boasts the most stage wins in Oman with eight victories in nine participations, will be one of the men to watch, while defending champion Greg van Avermaet will look to retain his title this year.   

Participants
Bahrain
Bahrain-Merida: Pozzovivo, Colbrelli (Ita)

BelgiumWanty-Gobert Cycling Team: De Clercq (Bel), Minaard (Nld)
Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise: Capiot, Van Hecke (Bel)
Wallonie Bruxelles: B. Planckaert, Dehaes (Bel)

France
AG2R La Mondiale: Frank, Dillier (Che), Naesen (Bel)
Cofidis, Solutions crédits: Bouhanni (Fra), Jes. Herrada (Esp)
Direct Energie: Petit (Fra), Terpstra (Nld)
Team Arkea-Samsic: B. Feillu (Fra), Greipel (Deu)
Vital Concept-B&B Hotels: Coquard, Reza (Fra)
Delko Marseille Provence: Moreno (Esp), Jones (Aus)

Kazakhstan
Astana Pro Team: Lutsenko (Kaz), Cort-Nielsen (Dnk)

Netherlands
Roompot-Charles: Lammertink, Van Poppel (Nld)

Poland
CCCTeam: Van Avermaet, Van Keirsbulck (Bel)

South Africa
Team Dimension Data: Gasparotto (Ita), Slagter (Nld)

Spain
Euskadi Basque Country-Murias: Bizkarra, Aristi (Spa)

Switzerland
Team Katusha Alpecin: Haas (Aus), Boswell (Usa)

United Arab Emirates
UAE Team Emirates: Kristoff (Nor), Costa (Prt), Laengen (Nor)

USA
Rally UHC Cycling: Huffman, McNulty (Usa)

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