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Cervélo TestTeam names Tour roster

Carlos Sastre (Cervélo TestTeam)

Carlos Sastre (Cervélo TestTeam) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Cervélo TestTeam announced on Wednesday the final selection of riders for its Tour de France debut. The Professional Continental team will be led by co-captains Carlos Sastre, the defending Tour de France champion, and Thor Hushovd, the 2005 Tour de France green jersey winner.

"The goal, for our first Tour de France, will be for a top result in the general classification with defending champion Carlos Sastre," said Thomas Campana, Cervélo TestTeam managing director. "The team will provide Carlos with their full support to help him achieve this goal. Another major goal for us will be to help our sprint ace Thor Hushovd win the green jersey."

Cervélo TestTeam's complete roster includes Spain's Carlos Sastre, Iñigo Cuesta López and José Angel Gomez Marchante, Ukraine's Volodymir Gustov, Germany's Heinrich Haussler and Andreas Klier, Norway's Thor Hushovd, Australia's Brett Lancaster and New Zealand's Hayden Roulston.