Tour de Romandie 2024 prologue start times

Tao Geoghegan Hart, Adam Yates and Juan Ayuso key GC contenders as 2.2km time trial starts six-day Swiss stage race

Clock09:00, Tuesday 23rd April 2024
The Tour de Romandie often features a fair amount of time trialing, but not so much this year

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The Tour de Romandie often features a fair amount of time trialing, but not so much this year

The men’s Tour de Romandie gets underway on Tuesday with an opening prologue set to decide the first leader of the race.

The 2.2km time trial is flat but it is somewhat technical – there are eleven 90-degree turns on the route, so riders will have to work hard to keep their speed through the corners. At such a short length, it’s not necessarily for the most specialist riders, but just who is fastest and most powerful on the day during their effort.

As the times will be quite fast, the gaps on GC are likely to be minimal, but the first yellow jersey is up for grabs so riders will be motivated. The race’s main GC contenders include Tao Geoghegan Hart (Lidl-Trek), the UAE Team Emirates duo of Juan Ayuso and Adam Yates, and Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers).

Many of the GC favourites have been placed in the earlier start times to avoid bad weather later in the day. The first rider down the ramp at 14:50 CEST. The last rider to start will be UAE Team Emirates' Brandon McNulty at 17:30, who will be a contender for the win.

Tour de Romandie prologue start times

All times in local time (CEST)

  • 14:50:00 JENNI Luca
  • 14:51:00 AMELLA Matteo
  • 14:52:00 DE LA CRUZ David
  • 14:53:00 VOISARD Yannis
  • 14:54:00 VANHOUCKE Harm
  • 14:55:00 MEINTJES Louis
  • 14:56:00 LUTSENKO Alexey
  • 14:57:00 LEEMREIZE Gijs
  • 14:58:00 VALGREN Michael
  • 14:59:00 ARANBURU Alex
  • 15:00:00 MARTIN Guillaume
  • 15:01:00 VENTURINI Clément
  • 15:02:00 GODON Dorian
  • 15:03:00 MARTINEZ Lenny
  • 15:04:00 SHEFFIELD Magnus
  • 15:05:00 KEPPLINGER Rainer
  • 15:06:00 JUUL-JENSEN Christopher
  • 15:07:00 LIPOWITZ Florian
  • 15:08:00 GEOGHEGAN HART Tao
  • 15:09:00 HOLLMANN Juri
  • 15:10:00 REINDERINK Pepijn
  • 15:11:00 VAN DIJKE Tim
  • 15:12:00 AYUSO Juan
  • 15:13:00 SOMMER Lars
  • 15:14:00 TSARENKO Kyrylo
  • 15:15:00 HOWSON Damien
  • 15:16:00 ZIJLAARD Maikel
  • 15:17:00 KRON Andreas
  • 15:18:00 HERREGODTS Rune
  • 15:19:00 TEJADA Harold
  • 15:20:00 LIEPIŅŠ Emīls
  • 15:21:00 DE BOD Stefan
  • 15:22:00 MAS Enric
  • 15:23:00 THOMAS Benjamin
  • 15:24:00 RODRÍGUEZ Cristián
  • 15:25:00 BERTHET Clément
  • 15:26:00 GAUDU David
  • 15:27:00 RODRÍGUEZ Carlos
  • 15:28:00 ZAMBANINI Edoardo
  • 15:29:00 PLAPP Luke
  • 15:30:00 VLASOV Aleksandr
  • 15:31:00 CONSONNI Simone
  • 15:32:00 VERMEERSCH Gianni
  • 15:33:00 MASNADA Fausto
  • 15:34:00 TRATNIK Jan
  • 15:35:00 CHRISTEN Jan
  • 15:36:00 CONSTANT Matteo
  • 15:37:00 BALDACCINI Davide
  • 15:38:00 AZPARREN Xabier Mikel
  • 15:39:00 BRENNER Marco
  • 15:40:00 MONIQUET Sylvain
  • 15:41:00 VAN SINTMAARTENSDIJK Roel
  • 15:42:00 MULUBRHAN Henok
  • 15:43:00 BITTNER Pavel
  • 15:44:00 CARAPAZ Richard
  • 15:45:00 OLIVEIRA Nelson
  • 15:46:00 HERRADA Jesús
  • 15:47:00 GARCÍA PIERNA Raúl
  • 15:48:00 ARMIRAIL Bruno
  • 15:49:00 BARTHE Cyril
  • 15:50:00 BERNAL Egan
  • 15:51:00 ARNDT Nikias
  • 15:52:00 DUNBAR Eddie
  • 15:53:00 GAMPER Patrick
  • 15:54:00 NYS Thibau
  • 15:55:00 VERGALLITO Luca
  • 15:56:00 VAN WILDER Ilan
  • 15:57:00 STAUNE-MITTET Johannes
  • 15:58:00 SIVAKOV Pavel
  • 15:59:00 SOMMER Jan
  • 16:00:00 MURGANO Marco
  • 16:01:00 BADILATTI Matteo
  • 16:02:00 DAINESE Alberto
  • 16:03:00 DE GENDT Thomas
  • 16:04:00 SMITH Dion
  • 16:05:00 CHZHAN Igor
  • 16:06:00 FLYNN Sean
  • 16:07:00 RAFFERTY Darren
  • 16:08:00 SOSA Iván Ramiro
  • 16:09:00 OLDANI Stefano
  • 16:10:00 GUERNALEC Thibault
  • 16:11:00 VENDRAME Andrea
  • 16:12:00 PALENI Enzo
  • 16:13:00 ARENSMAN Thymen
  • 16:14:00 CARUSO Damiano
  • 16:15:00 HEPBURN Michael
  • 16:16:00 HINDLEY Jai
  • 16:17:00 KONRAD Patrick
  • 16:18:00 MEURISSE Xandro
  • 16:19:00 ALAPHILIPPE Julian
  • 16:20:00 LEMMEN Bart
  • 16:21:00 GROßSCHARTNER Felix
  • 16:22:00 STEHLI Félix
  • 16:23:00 DEBONS Antoine
  • 16:24:00 ROSSKOPF Joey
  • 16:25:00 WIRTGEN Luc
  • 16:26:00 SEPÚLVEDA Eduardo
  • 16:27:00 FAURE PROST Alexy
  • 16:28:00 UMBA Santiago
  • 16:29:00 MÄRKL Niklas
  • 16:30:00 URÁN Rigoberto
  • 16:31:00 ARCAS Jorge
  • 16:32:00 MARIAULT Axel
  • 16:33:00 HUYS Laurens
  • 16:34:00 HÄNNINEN Jaakko
  • 16:35:00 GRUEL Thibaud
  • 16:36:00 HAYTER Ethan
  • 16:37:00 GOVEKAR Matevž
  • 16:38:00 PEÑA Jesús David
  • 16:39:00 PALZER Anton
  • 16:40:00 MOSCA Jacopo
  • 16:41:00 LEYSEN Senne
  • 16:42:00 CATTANEO Mattia
  • 16:43:00 BOUWMAN Koen
  • 16:44:00 YATES Adam
  • 16:45:00 BALMER Alexandre
  • 16:46:00 DARBELLAY Valentin
  • 16:47:00 MOSCHETTI Matteo
  • 16:48:00 REICHENBACH Sébastien
  • 16:49:00 DRIZNERS Jarrad
  • 16:50:00 GOOSSENS Kobe
  • 16:51:00 KUZMIN Anton
  • 16:52:00 NABERMAN Tim
  • 16:53:00 AMADOR Andrey
  • 16:54:00 JACOBS Johan
  • 16:55:00 TOUMIRE Hugo
  • 16:56:00 OWSIAN Łukasz
  • 16:57:00 PRODHOMME Nicolas
  • 16:58:00 MOLARD Rudy
  • 16:59:00 RODRÍGUEZ Óscar
  • 17:00:00 PRICE-PEJTERSEN Johan
  • 17:01:00 SCOTSON Callum
  • 17:02:00 HIGUITA Sergio
  • 17:03:00 OOMEN Sam
  • 17:04:00 VAN TRICHT Stan
  • 17:05:00 ASGREEN Kasper
  • 17:06:00 GESINK Robert
  • 17:07:00 OLIVEIRA Ivo
  • 17:08:00 AEBI Antoine
  • 17:09:00 STÖCKLI Jan
  • 17:10:00 CHRISTEN Fabio
  • 17:11:00 KLUCKERS Arthur
  • 17:12:00 MENTEN Milan
  • 17:13:00 PAQUOT Tom
  • 17:14:00 MARUKHIN Daniil
  • 17:15:00 EDDY Patrick
  • 17:16:00 SHAW James
  • 17:17:00 CAVAGNA Rémi
  • 17:18:00 MAHOUDO Nolann
  • 17:19:00 RIOU Alan
  • 17:20:00 LABROSSE Jordan
  • 17:21:00 THOMPSON Reuben
  • 17:22:00 CASTROVIEJO Jonathan
  • 17:23:00 SCOTT Cameron
  • 17:24:00 YATES Simon
  • 17:25:00 ADRIÀ Roger
  • 17:26:00 CICCONE Giulio
  • 17:27:00 RIESEBEEK Oscar
  • 17:28:00 ČERNÝ Josef
  • 17:29:00 VERMOTE Julien
  • 17:30:00 MCNULTY Brandon

Find out more about the Tour de Romandie on our dedicated race page.

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