Team Saxo Bank-SunGard Announces 2011 Tour de France Roster

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06/22/2011| 0 comments
by Thomas A. Valentinsen
After his strong performance in the 2011 Tour de Suisse Team Saxo Bank-SunGard's Chris Anker Sørensen is expected to be a powerful lead-out rider for teammate Alberto Contador on the climbs of the Tour de France 2011. Photo Fotoreporter Sirotti.
After his strong performance in the 2011 Tour de Suisse Team Saxo Bank-SunGard's Chris Anker Sørensen is expected to be a powerful lead-out rider for teammate Alberto Contador on the climbs of the Tour de France 2011. Photo Fotoreporter Sirotti.

Team Saxo Bank-SunGard Announces 2011 Tour de France Roster

Team Saxo Bank-SunGard owner Bjarne Riis and the team's sports directors earlier this morning revealed the team's roster for the Tour de France 2011.

his pending clenbuterol doping case - or is Contador crashes and exits the Tour.

According to Riis the internal competition for a sport on the Tour de France team roster has been tough.

"It's never an easy job to tell people, they didn't make the team. Some of the riders, we turned down, really deserved a spot on the team."

Team Saxo Bank-SunGard roster for the 2011 Tour de France:
Alberto Contador (Spain), Jesus Hernandez (Spain), Daniel Navarro (Spain), Benjamin Noval (Spain), Chris Anker Sørensen (Denmark), Richie Porte (Australia), Matteo Tosatto (Italy), Brian Vandborg (Denmark), and Nicki Sørensen (Denmark).

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