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The 3-Länder-Tour der Sparkassen Versicherung was a multi-stage road bicycle race held around three Länder of Germany: Hessen, Thuringia and Baden-Württemberg. From 2005 until 2007 it was part of the UCI Europe Tour, being organised as a 2.1 race.

3-Länder-Tour
DateMid September
RegionCentral Germany
English nameThree Länder Tour of Sparkassen Versicherung
Local name(s)3-Länder-Tour der Sparkassen Versicherung (in German)
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeStage race
First edition1982 (1982)
Editions26
Final edition2007
First winner Thomas Freienstein (GER)
Final winner Thomas Dekker (NED)

The race was previously known as Hessen-Rundfahrt, taking place in the Bundesland of Hessen, but in 2006 it expanded its territory to take place in the states of Thuringia and Baden-Württemberg.[1][2]

Winners' podium at Stage 1 of the 2006 3-Länder-Tour in Kassel

WinnersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hessen Rundfahrt". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 7 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Länder-Tour". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 7 February 2016.

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