Hayden Roulston looking good for Tour de France start Hayden Roulston looking good for Tour de France start CREDIT: (c)Cervelo/Regina de Paolis

Roulston in Cervelo "pre-selection" Tour De France Team

Saturday 13 June 2009, 12:27PM

Cervélo TestTeam have named kiwi Hayden Roulston in their 12 rider "pre-selection" team for the Tour de France.  Nine riders will ultimately be at the start line on July 4th.

The highlight of the Grand Tour season is just 3 weeks away. The 96th edition of the Tour de France begins on Saturday July 4 and will cover 21 stages (10 flat stages, 8 mountain stages, 2 individual time trials as well 1 team time trial) before it ends 3500 km later in Paris on Sunday July 26. This Tour kicks off this year in Monaco, crosses into Spain, Italy and Switzerland, returning to France where it remains to the finish in Paris.

Pre-selection Cervélo TestTeam - Tour de France 2009
1 Inigo Cuesta ESP 03-06-1969
2 Xavier Florencio ESP 26-12-1979
3 Simon Gerrans AUS 16-05-1980
4 Volodymir Gustov UKR 15-02-1977
5 Heinrich Haussler GER 25-02-1984
6 Thor Hushovd NOR 18-01-1978
7 Andreas Klier GER 15-01-1976
8 Brett Lancester AUS 15-11-1979
9 José Angel Gomez Marchante ESP 16-05-1980
10 Gabriel Rasch NOR 08-04-1976
11 Hayden Roulston NZL 10-01-1981
12 Carlos Sastre ESP 22-04-1975

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