Teams announce line-ups for Tour de Suisse

Stefan Schumacher: winner of the Bayern Rundfahrt 2007.

Stefan Schumacher: winner of the Bayern Rundfahrt 2007. (Image credit: Andrea Hübner)

Team Gerolsteiner is among those using the Tour de Suisse for final preparations for the Tour de France. Stefan Schumacher will lead his team in tackling the Swiss mountains.

Gerolsteiner: Johannes Fröhlinger, David Kopp, Volker Ordowski, Matthias Russ, Stefan Schumacher, Marcel Strauss, Beat Zberg and Marcus Zberg.

Andreas Klöden will lead his Team Astana is his final warm-up for the Tour de France. He will be joined by lieutenant Matthias Kessler and three Swiss riders.

Astana: Igor Abakoumov, Thomas Frei, Matthias Kessler, Andreas Klöden, Andrej Mizurov, Daniele Navarro, Gregory Rast and Michael Schär.

The T-Mobile Team is headed by Michael Rogers in the Tour de Suisse. The team features two riders who have finished second in the race, Rogers in 2005 and Giuseppe Guerini in 2003.

T-Mobile: Marcus Burghardt, Linus Gerdemann, Giuseppe Guerini, Roger Hammond, Kim Kirchen, Andreas Klier and Patrik Sinkewitz.

Predictor-Lotto: Bart Dockx, Chris Horner, Leif Hoste, Robbie McEwen, Fred Rodriguez, Jurgen Vandenbroeck, Wim Vanhuffel and Wim Vannsevenant.

CSC: Lars Bak, Fabian Cancellara, Karsten Kroon, Anders Lund, Stuart O'Grady, Carlos Sastre, Fränk Schleck and Jens Voigt.

Quickstep: Carlos Barredo, Mauro Facci, Juan Manuel Garate, Hubert Schwab, Bram Tankink, Andrea Tonti, Alessandro Proni and Giovanni Visconti.

Thank you for reading 5 articles in the past 30 days*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read any 5 articles for free in each 30-day period, this automatically resets

After your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Laura Weislo
Managing Editor

Laura Weislo has been with Cyclingnews since 2006 after making a switch from a career in science. As Managing Editor, she coordinates coverage for North American events and global news. As former elite-level road racer who dabbled in cyclo-cross and track, Laura has a passion for all three disciplines. When not working she likes to go camping and explore lesser traveled roads, paths and gravel tracks. Laura's specialises in covering doping, anti-doping, UCI governance and performing data analysis.