Ag2r, FDJ announce Giro lineups

Domenico Pozzovivo will carry Ag2r La Mondiale's GC hopes, while Arnold Jeannesson will head FDJ's squad

PARIS (AFP) — The two French teams on the roster for the Giro d’Italia, which opens May 4 in Naples, Italy, have confirmed their rosters for the season’s first grand tour. Italian climber Domenico Pozzovivo will lead Ag2r La Mondiale in Italy, and Arnold Jeannesson and French road champion Nacer Bouhanni will headline FDJ’s squad.

Ag2r La Mondiale and FDJ are the first of the race’s 23 teams to announce their rosters.

FDJ for the 2013 Giro d’Italia:
FDJ au Giro:
Nacer Bouhanni (FRA)
Sandy Casar (FRA)
Murillo Fischer (BRA)
Arnold Jeannesson (FRA)
Johan Le Bon (FRA)
Francis Mourey (FRA)
Laurent Pichon (FRA)
Anthony Roux (FRA)
Jussi Veikkanen (FIN)
R. Dominique Rollin (CAN)
R. Kenny Elissonde (FRA)

Ag2r La Mondiale for the 2013 Giro d’Italia:
Davide Appollonio (ITA)
Manuel Belletti (ITA)
Julien Bérard (FRA)
Carlos Betancur (COL)
Guillaume Bonnafond (FRA)
Hubert Dupont (FRA)
Ben Gastauer (LUX)
Sylvain Georges (FRA)
Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA)