Meet the Riders

Here are some of the riders who featured at the 2020 Santos Tour Down Under.

Romain Bardet - Ag2R La Mondiale

ROMAIN BARDET

The Frenchman is the frontman for AG2R La Mondiale (the only team to have raced at every Santos Tour Down Under) and is a multiple Tour de France stage winner. He'll kick his season off for the first time in Adelaide.

Rider Profile

Notable stage wins

3x Tour de France (2015, 2016, 2017)
1x Critérium du Dauphiné (2015)

Daryl Impey - Mitchelton-SCOTT

DARYL IMPEY

The defending Santos Ochre Jersey winner is gunning for a third consecutive title in 2020 and will have the support of a fully-stocked Mitchelton-SCOTT outfit. 

Rider Profile

General Classification wins
2x Santos Tour Down Under (2018, 2019) 
1x Czech Cycling Tour (2019)

Notable stage wins
2x Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco (2012, 2013)
1x Santos Tour Down Under (2019)
1x Tour de France (2019)
1x Critérium du Dauphiné (2018)
1x Volta Ciclista a Catalunya (2017)

National Championships
2x South Africa Road Race (2018, 2019)
1x South Africa Individual Time Trial (2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

Simon Yates - Mitchelton-SCOTT

SIMON YATES

Making his Santos Tour Down Under debut, Briton Simon Yates brings an enviable palmares to the Adelaide startline, inclding the 2018 La Vuelta title, three stage wins at the Giro d'Italia, and two at both the Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana. He provides Daryl Impey an exceptional boost in the quest for Mitchelton-SCOTT's third consecutive outright win, and is a rider capable of winning the race himself. 

Rider Profile

General Classification wins
1x La Vuelta ciclista a Espana (2018)

Notable stage wins
3x Giro d'Italia (2018)
2x Tour de France (2019)
2x La Vuelta ciclista a Espana (2016, 2018)
3x Paris-Nice (2017, 2018, 2019)
1x Tour de Pologne (2018)
1x Volta Ciclista a Catalunya (2018)

Richie Porte - Trek - Segafredo

RICHIE PORTE

A cult hero in Australian cycling and winner of the last six Willunga Hill finishes, Richie Porte has finished top-two (including one win) in the Santos General Classification since 2017. 

Rider Profile

General Classification wins
2x Paris-Nice (2015, 2013)
1x Santos Tour Down Under (2017) 
1x Tour de Suisse (2018)
1x Tour de Romandie (2017)
1x Volta Ciclista a Catalunya (2015)

Notable stage wins
7x Santos Tour Down Under (2014-2019)
5x Paris-Nice (2013, 2015, 2017)
1x Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco (2013)
1x Tour de Romandie (2010)