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
English nameChrono of the Nations Les Herbiers Vendée
Local name(s)Chrono des Nations - Les Herbiers Vendée (in French)
DisciplineRoad race
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeIndividual time trial
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First edition1982 (1982)
Editions38 (as of 2019)
First winner Gary Dowdell (GBR)
Most wins Pascal Lance (FRA) (4 wins)
Most recent Jos van Emden (NED)

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]



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

Women & EspoirsEdit

Year Women Espoir men
1987   Jeannie Longo (FRA)
1988   Maria Canins (ITA)
1989   Maria Canins (ITA)
1990 Astrid Shop
1991   Nathalie Gendron (FRA)
1992   Jeannie Longo (FRA)
1993   Roselyne Riou (FRA)
1994   Marion Clignet (FRA)
1995   Jeannie Longo (FRA)
1996   Chrystèle Richard (FRA)
1997   Zulfiya Zabirova (RUS)
1998   Zulfiya Zabirova (RUS)
1999   Zulfiya Zabirova (RUS)
2000   Jeannie Longo (FRA)
2001   Edwige Pitel (FRA)
2002   Zulfiya Zabirova (RUS)
2003   Margaret Hemsley (AUS)
2004   Edwige Pitel (FRA)
2005   Edwige Pitel (FRA)
2006   Priska Doppmann (SUI)
2007   Susanne Ljungskog (SWE)
2008   Susanne Ljungskog (SWE)
2009   Jeannie Longo (FRA)
2010   Jeannie Longo (FRA)   Alex Dowsett (GBR)
2011   Amber Neben (USA)   Yoann Paillot (FRA)
2012   Amber Neben (USA)   Yoann Paillot (FRA)
2013   Hanna Solovey (UKR)   Ryan Mullen (IRL)
2014   Hanna Solovey (UKR)   Alexis Dulin (FRA)
2015   Tatiana Antoshina (RUS)   Truls Korsæth (NOR)
2016   Ann-Sophie Duyck (BEL)   Louis Louvet (FRA)
2017   Audrey Cordon (FRA)   Mathias Norsgaard (DEN)
2018   Olga Zabelinskaya (UZB)   Mathias Norsgaard (DEN)
2019   Leah Thomas (USA)   Jasper De Plus (BEL)


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