UAE Team Emirates (Australia) - Press Release: The race takes place over six stages in and around the city of Adelaide and will provide opportunities for both sprinters and climbers throughout the week. The World Tour season opener will conclude on Stage 6 on the famous Willunga Hill which has decided the overall winner in previous years.
The team will be hoping to build on the solid results from 2019 where Jasper Philipsen had a stage win and Diego Ulissi finished in the top-10 on GC.
Prior to the race, the team will compete in the Schwalbe Classic Criterium (51km) which takes place on the evening of the 19th January.
Sports Director Allan Peiper (Aus) is someone who knows the Tour Down Under well and will lead the following riders:
- Jasper Philipsen (Bel)
- Diego Ulissi (Ita)
- Mikkel Bjerg (Den)
- Aleksandr Riabushenko (Bel)
- Marco Marcato (Ita)
- Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor)
- Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor)