Chrono des Nations

Chrono des Nations - Les Herbiers Vendée is a single-day individual time trial road bicycle race held annually in October in Les Herbiers, Vendée, France. Since 2005, the race is organized as a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour.

Chrono des Nations
Race details
DateMid-October
RegionVendée, France
Local name(s)Chrono des Nations - Les Herbiers Vendée (in French)
DisciplineRoad race
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeIndividual time trial
Web sitewww.chronodesnations.com Edit this at Wikidata
Men's history
First edition1982 (1982)
Editions39 (as of 2021)
First winner Gary Dowdell (GBR)
Most wins Pascal Lance (FRA)
(4 wins)
Most recent Stefan Küng (SUI)
Women's history
First edition1988 (1988)
Editions34 (as of 2021)
First winner Jeannie Longo (FRA)
Most wins Jeannie Longo (FRA)
(6 wins)
Most recent Marlen Reusser (SUI)

It was originally called Chrono des Herbiers but in 2006 the race merged with the now defunct Grand Prix des Nations to create the currently called Chrono des Nations.[1]

WinnersEdit

MenEdit

EliteEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1982   Great Britain Gary Dowdell Wolber Spidel
1983   Great Britain Dave Akam Athletic Club de Boulogne-Billancourt
1984   France Patrice Esnault Skil-Sem
1985   France Bernard Richard Mercier
1986   France Franck Petiteau
1987   France Pascal Lance Toshiba-La Vie Claire
1988   France Pascal Lance Toshiba-Look
1989   Netherlands Marco Jeletich
1990   Sweden Jan Karlsson Acceptcard Pro Cycling
1991   Sweden Jan Karlsson Acceptcard Pro Cycling
1992   Lithuania Arturas Kasputis Postobón-Manzana
1993   Great Britain Chris Boardman GAN
1994   France Pascal Lance GAN
1995   France Pascal Lance GAN
1996   Great Britain Chris Boardman GAN
1997   Ukraine Serhiy Honchar Aki-Safi
1998   Ukraine Serhiy Honchar Cantina Tollo–Alexia Alluminio
1999   Ukraine Serhiy Honchar Vini Caldirola
2000    Switzerland Jean Nuttli Phonak
2001    Switzerland Jean Nuttli Phonak
2002   Germany Michael Rich Gerolsteiner
2003   Germany Michael Rich Gerolsteiner
2004   Belgium Bert Roesems Relax–Bodysol
2005   Czech Republic Ondřej Sosenka Acqua & Sapone–Adria Mobil
2006   Latvia Raivis Belohvoščiks C.B. Immobiliare–Universal Caffè
2007   Hungary László Bodrogi Crédit Agricole
2008   Netherlands Stef Clement Bouygues Télécom
2009   Kazakhstan Alexandre Vinokourov Astana
2010   Great Britain David Millar Garmin–Transitions
2011   Germany Tony Martin HTC–Highroad
2012   Germany Tony Martin Omega Pharma–Quick-Step
2013   Germany Tony Martin Omega Pharma–Quick-Step
2014   France Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling
2015   Belarus Vasil Kiryienka Team Sky
2016   Belarus Vasil Kiryienka Team Sky
2017   Denmark Martin Toft Madsen BHS–Almeborg Bornholm
2018   Denmark Martin Toft Madsen BHS–Almeborg Bornholm
2019   Netherlands Jos van Emden Team Jumbo–Visma
2020 No race due to the COVID-19 pandemic[2]
2021    Switzerland Stefan Küng[3] Groupama–FDJ

Under-23Edit

Year Winner Second Third
1993   Sébastien Noel   Samuel Renaux   Roman Krylov
1994   Sébastien Noel   Samuel Renaux   Gilles Rouyau
1995   Anthony Morin   Guillaume Auger   Damien Nazon
1996   Florent Brard   László Bodrogi   Christophe Barbier
1997   Guillaume Auger   László Bodrogi   Stephano Panetta
1998   Oleg Joukov   László Bodrogi   Florent Brard
1999   Yuriy Krivtsov   Christian Poos   Eric Trokimo
2000   Niels Brouzes   Yuriy Krivtsov   Mariusz Witecki
2001   Yuriy Krivtsov   Xavier Pache   David Le Lay
2002   Gianluca Moi   Jochen Rochau   Damien Monier
2003   Damien Monier   Émilien-Benoît Bergès   Jean Zen
2004   Olivier Kaisen   Florian Morizot   Nicolas Rousseau
2005   Dimitri Champion   Mickaël Muck   Nicolas Baldo
2006   Dominique Cornu   Yoann Offredo   Stéphane Rossetto
2007   Michael Færk Christensen   Yoann Offredo   Alexandre Roux
2008   Julien Fouchard   Fabien Taillefer   Daniel Kreutzfeldt
2009   Romain Lemarchand   Étienne Pieret   Nicolas Boisson
2010   Alex Dowsett   Romain Bacon   Nicolas Bonnet
2011   Yoann Paillot   Erwan Téguel   Pierre Lebreton
2012   Yoann Paillot   Joseph Perrett   Alexis Guérin
2013   Ryan Mullen   Bruno Armirail   Alexis Guérin
2014   Alexis Dulin   Rémi Cavagna   Edmund Bradbury
2015   Truls Engen Korsæth   Julian Braun   Louis Pijourlet
2016   Louis Louvet   Maxime Roger   Louis Pijourlet
2017   Mathias Norsgaard   Christoffer Lisson   Louis Louvet
2018   Mathias Norsgaard   Alexys Brunel   Matt Langworthy
2019   Jasper De Plus   Mathias Norsgaard   Clément Davy
2020 No race
2021   Antoine Devanne   Branko Huys   Jon Knolle

JuniorEdit

Year Winner Second Third
1997   Fabrice Salanson   Anthony Michelet   Sandy Casar
1998   Eric Trokimo   Anthony Geslin   Guillaume Reux
1999   Hedson Mathieu   Ludovic Lanceleur   Niels Brouzes
2000   Nicolas Rousseau   Charly Carlier   Alexandre Pichot
2001   Nicolas Rousseau   Olivier Kaisen   Thierry Hupond
2002   Sébastien Coeffier   Romain Feillu   Sébastien Turgot
2003   Damien Gaudin   Anthony Martin   Dimitri Krivtsov
2004   Alexandre Binet   Anthony Martin   Damien Gaudin
2005   Sébastien Ivars   Tony Gallopin   Stéphane Rossetto
2006   Tony Gallopin   Étienne Pieret   Yann Moritz
2007   Fabien Taillefer   Romain Bacon   Aurélien Corbin
2008   Romain Bacon   Kévin Labèque   Adrien Petit
2009   Anthony Saux   Yoann Paillot   Jimmy Turgis
2010   Alliaume Leblond   Jauffrey Bétouigt-Suire   Pierre Almeida
2011   Paul Moerland   Guillaume Thévenot   Thomas Bourreau
2012   Ryan Mullen   David Michaud   Maxime Piveteau
2013   Igor Decraene   Élie Gesbert   Martin Palm
2014   Filippo Ganna   Thomas Denis   Martin Palm
2015   Nazar Lahodych   Julien Souton   Thomas Denis
2016   Alexys Brunel   Sébastien Grignard   Émilien Jeannière
2017   Sébastien Grignard   Antoine Raugel   Thomas Delphis
2018   Remco Evenepoel   Donavan Grondin   Joshua Sandman
2019   Hugo Page   Joris Kroon   Alex Baudin
2020 No race
2021   Alec Segaert   Darren Rafferty   Eddy Le Huitouze

WomenEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1987   France Jeannie Longo
1988   Italy Maria Canins
1989   Italy Maria Canins
1990   Netherlands Astrid Schop
1991   France Nathalie Gendron
1992   France Jeannie Longo
1993   France Roselyne Riou
1994   France Marion Clignet
1995   France Jeannie Longo
1996   France Chrystèle Richard
1997   Russia Zulfiya Zabirova
1998   Russia Zulfiya Zabirova Acca Due O-Lorena Camicie
1999   Russia Zulfiya Zabirova Acca Due O-Lorena Camicie
2000   France Jeannie Longo
2001   France Edwige Pitel
2002   Russia Zulfiya Zabirova USC Chirio
2003   Australia Margaret Hemsley Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung
2004   France Edwige Pitel
2005   France Edwige Pitel
2006    Switzerland Priska Doppmann Univega Pro Cycling Team
2007   Sweden Susanne Ljungskog Team Flexpoint
2008   Sweden Susanne Ljungskog Team Flexpoint
2009   France Jeannie Longo Team Pro Féminin Les Carroz
2010   France Jeannie Longo
2011   United States Amber Neben Team HTC-Highroad Women
2012   United States Amber Neben Team Specialized-lululemon
2013   Ukraine Hanna Solovey
2014   Ukraine Hanna Solovey
2015   Russia Tatiana Antoshina Servetto Footon
2016   Belgium Ann-Sophie Duyck Topsport Vlaanderen–Etixx
2017   France Audrey Cordon-Ragot Wiggle High5 Pro Cycling
2018   Uzbekistan Olga Zabelinskaya Cogeas–Mettler Pro Cycling Team
2019   United States Leah Thomas Bigla Pro Cycling
2020 No race due to the COVID-19 pandemic[2]
2021    Switzerland Marlen Reusser[4] Alé BTC Ljubljana

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ www.cyclingnews.com - the world centre of cycling
  2. ^ a b "2020 Chrono des Nations". Velowire. Retrieved 17 October 2021.
  3. ^ Quénet, Jean-François (17 October 2021). "Stefan Küng takes Le Chrono des Nations title". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 21 October 2021.
  4. ^ "Marlen Reusser dominates to win Le Chrono des Nations Women". cyclingnews.com. 17 October 2021. Retrieved 21 October 2021.

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