Exciting Line Up for Tour de Suisse 2024

The Tour de Suisse 2024 is set to kick off with a star-studded lineup, featuring defending champion Mattias Skjelmose and Swiss cycling heroes like Küng, Hirschi, and Bissegger. Here are the top contenders for each jersey category and the National hopefuls for this year’s race:

Primeo Energie Leader Jersey

The battle for the overall classification will be fierce, with four mountain finishes challenging the best climbers. The riders to watch for a podium finish include:

– Mattias Skjelmose (Lidl – Trek)
– Richard Carapaz (EF Education – EasyPost)
– Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers)
– Enric Mas (Movistar)
– Cian Uijtdebroeks (Team Visma l Lease a Bike)
– Joao Almeida (UAE Team Emirates)
– Felix Gall (Decathlon AG2R La Mondial)
– Damiano Caruso (Bahrain Victorious)

Who do you think will win the Tour de Suisse 2024?

react Points Jersey

Sprinters will have their chance to shine on stages two and three, with intermediate sprints playing a crucial role. The favorites for the sprint points jersey include:

– Mark Cavendish (Astana Qazaqstan)
– Tom Pidcock (Ineos Grenadiers)
– Michael Matthews (Team Jayco Alula)
– Marc Hirschi (UAE Team Emirates)
– Arnaud De Lie (Lotto Dstny)
– Stephen Williams (Israel Premier Tech)
– Bryan Coquard (Cofidis)
– Alberto Bettiol (EF Education – EasyPost)

Bank WIR KOM Jersey

The climbers will battle it out for the KOM jersey, with plenty of points up for grabs. The top contenders for the red jersey include:

– Lenny Martinez (Groupama – FDJ)
– Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers)
– Nairo Quintana (Movistar)
– Emanuel Buchmann (Bora Hansgrohe)
– Sergio Higuita (Bora Hansgrohe)
– Wout Poels (Bahrain Victorious)
– Valentin Paret-Peintre (Decathlon AG2R La Mondial)
– Yannis Voisard (Tudor Pro Cycling)

Lend.ch Youth Jersey

Young riders under 25 will compete for the white Youth Jersey, with a focus on those aiming for the overall classification. The potential winners of this jersey include:

– Mattias Skjelmose (Lidl – Trek)
– Cian Uijtdebroeks (Team Visma l Lease a Bike)
– Lenny Martinez (Groupama – FDJ)
– Alex Baudin (Decathlon AG2R La Mondial)
– Oscar Onley (Team DSM firmenich PostNL)
– Isaac del Toro (UAE Team Emirates)

Switzerland’s Aces

Swiss cycling stars will shine at their home Tour, with riders like Küng, Hirschi, and Bissegger leading the charge. Here’s a glimpse of the Swiss riders to watch out for:

– Stefan Küng (Groupama – FDJ)
– Marc Hirschi (UAE Team Emirates)
– Stefan Bissegger (EF Education – EasyPost)
– Mauro Schmid (Team Jayco Alula)
– Johan Jacobs (Movistar)
– Sébastien Reichenbach (Tudor Pro Cycling)
– Jan Christen (UAE Team Emirates)
– Silvan Dillier (Alpecin – Deceuninck)

The Swiss National Team will also proudly represent the country colors at the Tour of Switzerland.