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The Coupe des nations Ville Saguenay was a bicycle stage race held annually in Saguenay, Quebec. It was part of the UCI America Tour and the race was reserved to riders between 19 and 22 of age and was rated 2.Ncup by the UCI.[1] It was the only U23 race held outside of Europe.[2]

Coupe des nations Ville Saguenay
DateEarly June
RegionQuebec, Canada
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI America Tour 2.Ncup
TypeStage race
First edition2008 (2008)
Editions6
Final edition2013
First winner Thomas Kvist (DEN)
Most winsNo repeat winners
Final winner Sondre Holst Enger (NOR)

In 2014, the race was no longer part of the Nations' Cup calendar,[3][4] and instead, was held as the Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay.

ResultsEdit

Year Winner Second Third
2008   Thomas Kvist (DEN)   Rui Costa (POR)   Alfredo Balloni (ITA)
2009   Johan Le Bon (FRA)   Nico Keinath (GER)   Sergio Henao (COL)
2010   Luka Mezgec (SLO)   Camilo Suárez (COL)   Ben King (USA)
2011   Christopher Juul Jensen (DEN)   Arman Kamyshev (KAZ)   Miras Bederbekov (KAZ)
2012   Arman Kamyshev (KAZ)   Julian Alaphilippe (FRA)   Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ)
2013   Sondre Holst Enger (NOR)   Alexis Gougeard (FRA)   Diego Ochoa (COL)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Coupe des nations Ville Saguenay 2012". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Coupe des Nations - Ville de Saguenay". Coupe des Nations. Retrieved 22 October 2012.
  3. ^ St-Pierre, Johanne (7 November 2013). "La Coupe des nations remplacée" [Nations Cup replaced]. La Presse (in French). Gesca Limitée. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
  4. ^ Gachet, Nicolas (8 November 2013). "Ville Saguenay quitte la Coupe des Nations Espoirs" [City of Saguenay leaves the Nations Cup Espoirs]. Directvelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Retrieved 2 March 2015.

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