Arctic Race of Norway

The Arctic Race of Norway is an annual multiple stage bicycle race held in northern Norway. The first edition was in 2013, from 8 August to 11 August, and lasted for four days. The organising partners are Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) and Arctic Race of Norway (AS).[1][2]

Arctic Race of Norway
Arctic Race of Norway logo.svg
Race details
DateAugust
RegionNorway
English nameArctic Race of Norway
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeStage race
OrganiserAmaury Sport Organisation
Race directorClaude Rach
Web sitewww.arctic-race-of-norway.com Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition2013 (2013)
Editions7 (as of 2019)
First winner Thor Hushovd (NOR)
Most recent Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ)

The race is an official UCI-sponsored event,[3] and has been placed as part of the Europe Tour. The first two editions were rated as 2.1 events. From 2015 it was rated as a 2.HC event.[4] The race will become part of the new UCI ProSeries in 2020.

WinnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
2013   Norway Thor Hushovd BMC Racing Team
2014   Netherlands Steven Kruijswijk Belkin Pro Cycling
2015   Estonia Rein Taaramäe Astana
2016   Italy Gianni Moscon Team Sky
2017   Belgium Dylan Teuns BMC Racing Team
2018   Russia Sergey Chernetskiy Astana
2019   Kazakhstan Alexey Lutsenko Astana

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ASO announces a new event, the Arctic Race of Norway
  2. ^ "Creation of the Arctic Race of Norway: a new race at the heart of unique sceneries - News pre-race - Tour de France 2013". Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2013-03-11.
  3. ^ Arctic Tour of Norway blir en realitet til neste år
  4. ^ "Arctic Race of Norway 2015 - General classification". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 12 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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