10 February 2021

Wild Cards Tirreno-Adriatico

RCS Sport has today announced the list of teams that will participate in the Tirreno-Adriatico, in its spring UCI WorldTour races and in the 104th Giro d’Italia.

 

ALPECIN-FENIX (BEL) – the no.1 ranked team in the 2020 UCI ProTeam classification – is invited to take part in all four of the UCI WorldTour spring races by right. Following their invitation, the team has confirmed its participation in all four races.

 

TIRRENO-ADRIATICO (10–16 March) – 19 UCI WorldTeams, 1 qualified by ranking and 5 wild cards (25 teams of 7 riders each).

 

UCI WORLDTEAMS – 19

  • AG2R CITROEN TEAM (FRA)
  • ASTANA – PREMIER TECH (KAZ)
  • BAHRAIN VICTORIOUS (BRN)
  • BORA – HANSGROHE (GER)
  • COFIDIS (FRA)
  • DECEUNINCK – QUICK-STEP (BEL)
  • EF EDUCATION – NIPPO (USA)
  • GROUPAMA – FDJ (FRA)
  • INEOS GRENADIERS (GBR)
  • INTERMARCHÉ – WANTY – GOBERT MATÉRIAUX (BEL)
  • ISRAEL START-UP NATION (ISR)
  • JUMBO-VISMA (NED)
  • LOTTO SOUDAL (BEL)
  • MOVISTAR TEAM (ESP)
  • TEAM BIKEEXCHANGE (AUS)
  • TEAM DSM (GER)
  • TEAM QHUBEKA ASSOS (RSA)
  • TREK – SEGAFREDO (USA)
  • UAE TEAM EMIRATES (UAE)

 

QUALIFIED BY RANKING – 1

  • ALPECIN-FENIX (BEL)

 

WILD CARDS – 5

  • ANDRONI GIOCATTOLI – SIDERMEC (ITA)
  • EOLO-KOMETA CYCLING TEAM (ITA)
  • GAZPROM-RUSVELO (RUS)
  • TEAM ARKEA – SAMSIC (FRA)
  • TOTAL DIRECT ENERGIE (FRA)

 

STRADE BIANCHE (6 March) – 19 UCI WorldTeams, 2 qualified by ranking and 4 wild cards (25 teams of 7 riders each).

 

QUALIFIED BY RANKING – 2

  • ALPECIN-FENIX (BEL),
  • TEAM ARKEA – SAMSIC (FRA), runner-up of the 2020 UCI ProTeam ranking

 

WILD CARDS – 4

  • ANDRONI GIOCATTOLI – SIDERMEC (ITA)
  • BARDIANI CSF FAIZANE’ (ITA)
  • EOLO-KOMETA CYCLING TEAM (ITA)
  • VINI ZABU’ (ITA)

 

MILANO-SANREMO (20 March) – 19 UCI WorldTeams, 2 qualified by ranking and 4 wild cards (25 teams of 7 riders each).

 

QUALIFIED BY RANKING – 2

  • ALPECIN-FENIX (BEL)
  • TEAM ARKEA – SAMSIC (FRA), runner-up of the 2020 UCI ProTeam ranking

 

WILD CARDS – 4

  • ANDRONI GIOCATTOLI – SIDERMEC (ITA)
  • BARDIANI CSF FAIZANE’ (ITA)
  • TEAM NOVO NORDISK (USA)
  • TOTAL DIRECT ENERGIE (FRA)

 

GIRO D’ITALIA (8–30 May) – 19 UCI WorldTeams, 1 qualified by ranking and 3 wild cards (23 teams of 8 riders each).

 

QUALIFIED BY RANKING – 1

  • ALPECIN-FENIX (BEL)

Following the decision of the Union Cycliste Internationale’s (UCI) directors’ committee to increase the maximum number of riders allowed at the start of Grand Tours from 176 to 184, the organisers of the Giro d’Italia have extended invitations to the following three teams:

 

WILD CARDS – 3

  • BARDIANI CSF FAIZANE’ (ITA)
  • EOLO-KOMETA CYCLING TEAM (ITA)
  • VINI ZABU’ (ITA)