In 2017 the UAE Team Emirates is born, a new configuration of the World Tour team active for years thanks to the working group of the General Manager Giuseppe Saronni. New important riders have subsequently joined the team, raising the quality of the staff and the level of ambitions of the team: Tadej Pogacar, Fernando Gaviria and Alexander Kristoff are the three main stars. The riders who ride in 2020 on the Colnago bikes are 30 in total, with 13 countries represented.
After the 19 victories conquered in 2017, 12 in 2018, and 29 in 2019 – the UAE team has ended the past season in fifth place in the UCI ranking.
Andres Camilo ADRILA ORDOÑEZ - Colombia
Fabio ARU - Italy
Mikkel Bækø BJERG - Denmark
Tom BOHLI - Switzerland
SVEN ERIK BYSTRØM - Norway
VALERIO CONTI - Italy
Alessandro COVI - Italy
David DE LA CRUZ MELGAREJO - Spain
Joseph Lloyd DOMBROWSKI - USA
Rui Alberto FARIA DA COSTA - Portugal
Davide FORMOLO - Italy
Fernando GAVIRIA RENDON - Colombia
Sergio Luis HENAO MONTOYA - Colombia
ALEXANDER KRISTOFF - Norvway
VEGARD STAKE LAENGEN - Norway
MARCO MARCATO - Italy
Brandon Alexander MCNULTY - USA
Yousif Mohamed Ahmed MIRZA AL-HAMMADI - UAE
Juan Sebastian MOLANO BENAVIDES - Colombia
Cristian Camilo MUÑOZ LANCHEROS - Colombia
Ivo Emanuel OLIVEIRA ALVES - Portugal
Rui Filipe OLIVEIRA ALVES - Portugal
Jasper PHILIPSEN - Belgium
Tadej POGAČAR - Slovenia
JAN POLANC - Slovenia
EDWARD RAVASI - Italy
ALEKSANDR RIABUSHENKO - Belarus
Maximiliano Ariel RICHEZE ARAQUISTAIN - Argentina
OLIVERO TROIA - Italy
DIEGO ULISSI - Italy
For its new roaster, Team UAE has decided to aim, together with several young promises, on some of the most outstanding champions in the current international cycling scene, to ensure the best results in every kind of race, from the one day classics to all major stage races.
Born in Komenda (Slovenia) in 1998, he has been a professional cyclist since 2019. He is gifted with great talent and is a climber-rouleur able to do well both in one-day races and in short and big stage races. During the 2019 season he won the Tour of California and three stages at the Vuelta a España, finishing third in GC and best youngster of the race. He rides a Colnago V3Rs.
Born in La Ceja (Colombia) in 1994, a promise of Colombian cycling, on track he won the world title of the omnium in 2015 and 2016. He has been a professional on the road since 2016, among the successes a Paris-Tours (in 2016) , five stages at the Giro d’Italia, where he also conquered the “maglia cicliamino” of the points classification in the 2017 edition, and two stages at the Tour de France. He rides a Colnago Concept.
Born in Stavanger in 1987, he has been a professional since 2006. A high-speed sprinter, he has a good 73 wins, with a Milano Sanremo, a Tour of Flanders and a Gand Wevelgem that stand out above all. Among others, he also won several stages in Giro d’Italia and Tour de France. He runs on a Colnago Concept.