Circuito de Getxo

The Circuito de Getxo (English: Getxo Circuit) is a single-day road bicycle race held annually in July in Getxo, Spain. Since 2005, the race is organised as a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour.

Circuito de Getxo
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Race details
DateLate-July
RegionBasque Country, Spain
English nameCircuito de Getxo
Local name(s)Circuito de Getxo de ciclismo – Memorial Ricardo Otxoa (in Spanish), Getxoko txirrindularitza zirkuitua – Ricardo Otxoa Memoriala
DisciplineRoad race
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeSingle-day
Web sitewww.puntagalea.com/puntagalea/ Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1924 (1924)
Editions75 (as of 2020)
First winner Domingo Gutierrez (ESP)
Most wins Fédérico Ezquerra (ESP) (3 wins)
Most recent Damiano Caruso (ITA)

Established in 1924 as Circuito de Getxo, since 2001 it is also held as Memorial Ricardo Otxoa in memory of former cyclist Ricardo Otxoa, who died after a car hit him and his twin brother, Javier in early 2001.

WinnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1924   Spain Domingo Gutiérrez A.C. Bilbao
1925   Spain Francisco Cepeda Sopuertas Sport
1926   Spain Segundo Barruetabeña Arenas Club
1927   Spain Dioscoro Alonso C.D. Ibarrea
1928   Spain Manuel López Real Madrid
1929   Spain Francisco Cepeda Dilecta-Wolber
1930   Spain Mariano Cañardo Styl
1929–
1933
No race
1934   Spain José Urdangarin Real Union Irun
1935   Spain Federico Ezquerra Orbea
1936–
1939
No race
1940   Spain Federico Ezquerra individual
1941   Spain Julian Berrendero individual
1942   Spain Federico Ezquerra individual
1943   Spain Martín Mancisidor U.D. Sans
1944   Spain Julian Berrendero individual
1945   Spain Cipriano Aguirrezabal individual
1946   Spain Cipriano Aguirrezabal individual
1947   Spain Miguel Gual U.D. Sans-Alas Color-Minaco
1948   Spain Juan Jáuregui individual
1949   Spain Jesús Loroño individual
1950   Spain Jesús Morales individual
1951   Spain Óscar Elguezabal individual
1952   Spain Óscar Elguezabal individual
1953   Spain Hortencio Vidaurreta individual
1954   Spain Antonio Barrutia Gamma
1955   Spain Cosme Barrutia Gamma
1956   Spain Antonio Ferraz Minaco-Peugeot
1957   Spain Hortencio Vidaurreta Real Union Irun-Palmera
1958   Spain Fausto Iza Boxing Club-KAS
1959   Spain Roberto Morales Kas
1960   Spain Jacinto Urrestarazu Garsa
1961   Spain Antonio Barrutia Catigene
1962   Spain Roberto Morales Kas
1963   Spain Manuel Martín Kas-Kaskol
1964   Spain Sebastián Elorza Kas-Kaskol
1965   Spain Antonio Gómez del Moral Kas-Kaskol
1966   Spain Antonio Gómez del Moral Kas-Kaskol
1967–
1979
No race
1980   Spain Felipe Yanez Kelme
1981   Spain Marino Lejarreta Teka
1982   Spain Juan Carlos Alonso Teka
1983   Spain Carlos Hernández Reynolds
1984   Spain Jesús Guzmán Dormilon
1985   Spain Antonio Esparza Kelme
1986 No race
1987   Spain Federico Echave B.H. Sport
1988   Spain José Luis Villanueva KAS – Canal 10
1989   Netherlands John Talen Panasonic – Isostar
1990   Spain Víctor Gonzalo Banesto
1991   Netherlands Adri van der Poel Tulip Computers
1992   Netherlands Mathieu Hermans Lotus–Festina
1993 No race
1994   Portugal Orlando Rodrigues Artiach - Nabisco
1995   Finland Miika Hietanen Cédico - Sunjets - Ville de Charleroi
1996   Spain Arsenio González Mapei – GB
1997   Great Britain Jeremy Hunt Banesto
1998   Germany Marcel Wüst Festina–Lotus
1999   Denmark Jesper Skibby Home-Jack & Jones
2000   Spain César Garcia Calvo Colchon Relax-Fuenlabrada
2001   Italy Alessandro Bertolini Alessio
2002    Switzerland Martin Elmiger Phonak Hearing Systems
2003   Spain Roberto Lozano Kelme-Costa Blanca
2004   Belgium Gert Vanderaerden MrBookmaker.com-Palmans
2005   Spain David Fernández Andalucía-Paul Versan
2006   Spain Mikel Gaztañaga Atom
2007   Spain Vicente Reynès Caisse d'Epargne
2008   Netherlands Reinier Honig P3 Transfer-Batavus
2009   Spain Koldo Fernández Euskaltel–Euskadi
2010   Spain Francisco José Pacheco Xacobeo–Galicia
2011   Spain Juan José Lobato Andalucía–Caja Granada
2012   Italy Giovanni Visconti Movistar Team
2013   Spain Juan José Lobato Euskaltel–Euskadi
2014   Spain Carlos Barbero Euskadi
2015   France Nacer Bouhanni Cofidis
2016   Italy Diego Ulissi Lampre–Merida
2017   Spain Carlos Barbero Movistar Team
2018   Spain Alex Aranburu Caja Rural–Seguros RGA
2019   Spain Jon Aberasturi Caja Rural–Seguros RGA
2020   Italy Damiano Caruso Bahrain–McLaren

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