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Latest TdF Cycling News for June 21, 2005

Edited by Anthony Tan

Gerolsteiner names its nine

On Monday, assistant directeur-sportif Christian Henn together with team manager Hans Michael Holczer confirmed the team's nine-man line-up for the Tour de France. Five Germans, two Austrians, one Swiss and an American make it a multicultural crew of sorts, with the team spearheaded by Levi Leipheimer and Georg Totschnig, both proven performers at this level.

Gerolsteiner's TdF team: Robert F÷rster, Sebastian Lang, Levi Leipheimer, Michael Rich, Ronny Scholz, Georg Totschnig, Fabian Wegmann, Peter Wrolich and Beat Zberg.
Reserves: RenÚ Haselbacher and Markus Zberg

Liberty's Eleven

This week, the 11 shortlisted riders for the Tour de France from Liberty Seguros-WŘrth will spend their time in the Spanish town of Puente Viesgo, Cantabria. Here, the summoned cyclists will complete a final block of training, but more importantly, Puente Viesgo will be the place where team manager Manolo Saiz will select his nine-man line-up for La Grand Boucle, which begins on the west coast of France in Fromentine on July 2, commencing with a 19 kilometre individual time trial.

Liberty Seguros-WŘrth short-list for TdF: RenÚ Andrle, Joseba Beloki, Alberto Contador, Allan Davis, Igor Gonzalez de Galdeano, Roberto Heras, J÷rg Jaksche, Luis Leˇn Sanchez, Marcos Serrano, ┴ngel Vicioso and Jan Hruska.

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