Cape Town - South Africa's Daryl Impey has been handed a starting spot on the Orica-Scott team for this year's Tour de France.
Impey, 32, will be taking part in his fifth Tour de France with an overall 38th finish last year his best placing to date.
Impey held the coveted yellow jersey in Stages 6 and 7 in 2013 - the first South African to do so.
team-mates in this year's race will be Esteban Chaves, Simon Yates, Mat Hayman, Michael Albasini,
Roman Kreuziger, Damien Howson, Jens Keukeleire and Luke Durbridge.
The race starts on Saturday, July 1 and ends on Sunday, July 23.
Super excited to be starting the 2017 Tour de France with this awesome squad , see you soon Düsseldorf https://t.co/U8hdVV60k3— Daryl Impey (@darylimpey) June 23, 2017