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The Kattekoers is a European single day cycle race held in the Belgian region of Flanders. As of 2011, the race is organized as a 1.2 event on the UCI Europe Tour.

Kattekoers
Race details
DateLate March
RegionFlanders, Belgium
English nameKattekoers
Local name(s)Kattekoers (in Dutch)
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeOne-day race
Web sitewww.deinze-ieper.be/index.php Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1934 (1934)
Editions78 (as of 2018)
First winner Alfons Ghesquière (BEL)
Most wins Stefaan Vermeersch (BEL) (3 wins)
Most recent Žiga Jerman (SLO)

The Kattekoers was created in 1934, initially as The three belfry cities. The race started in Ghent, passed Bruges and ended in Ieper, three cities which have a belfry, hence the name. More recently, the starting location has been changed to Deinze instead of Ghent.

WinnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1934   Belgium Alfons Ghesquière
1935   Belgium Filemond Demeersseman
1936   Belgium Marcel Meerenhout
1937   Belgium Marcel Kint
1938   Belgium Aloïs Delchambre
1939   Belgium Leon Kint
1940–
1945
No race
1946   Belgium Pol Verhaeghe
1947   Belgium Omer Porte
1948   Belgium Gerard Deschacht
1949   Belgium Maurits Joye
1950   Belgium Gentil Vermeersch
1951   Belgium André Noyelle
1952   Belgium Jos Parmentier
1953   Belgium Albert Eloot
1954   Belgium Emiel Van Cauter
1955   Belgium Jos Verhelst
1956   Belgium Piet Dejongh
1957   Belgium René Muylle
1958 No race
1959   Belgium Wim Vandenbroeck
1960   Belgium Robert Lelangue
1961   Belgium Gilbert Lingier
1962   Belgium Willy Stevens
1963   Belgium Jos Spruyt
1964   Belgium Herman Vanloo
1965   Belgium Noël Van Clooster
1966   Belgium Leo Vandam
1967   Belgium Jos Vanmechele
1969   Belgium Emile Cambre
1970   Belgium Ludo Vander Linden
1971   Belgium Theo Dockx
1972   Belgium José Vanacker
1973   Belgium René Dillen
1975   Belgium Franky Degendt
1976   Belgium Pol Clinckaert
1977   Belgium Fons Dewolf
1978   Belgium Walter Schoonjans
1979   Belgium Eddy Planckaert
1980   Belgium Eddy Planckaert
1981   Belgium Jos Liekens
1982   Belgium Rudy Delehouzee
1983   Belgium Frank Verleyen
1984   Belgium Patrick Verplancke
1985   Belgium Patrick Verplancke
1986   Belgium Walter Vandenbrande
1987   Belgium Johny Dauwe
1988   Belgium Patrick Hendrickx
1989   Belgium Chris Lefever
1990   Belgium Claude de Bodt
1991   Belgium Daniël Verelst
1992   Belgium Nico Eeckhout
1993   Belgium Stefaan Vermeersch
1994   Belgium Robby Vandaele
1995   Belgium Yves Seghers
1996   Belgium Jürgen Vermeersch
1997   Belgium Karl Vereecke
1998   Netherlands Coen Boerman
1999   Belgium Kevin Hulsmans
2000   Belgium Bert Dewaele
2001   Belgium Stefaan Vermeersch
2002   Australia Sean Sullivan
2003   Belgium Kenny Lisabeth
2004   Belgium Stefaan Vermeersch
2005   Belgium Frank Van Kuik
2006   Belgium Greg Van Avermaet
2007   Belgium Sébastien Delfosse
2008   Belgium Ken Vanmarcke
2009   Belgium Sander Armee Beveren 2000
2010   Belgium Fréderique Robert PWS Eijssen
2011   Belgium Jonas Vangenechten Wallonie Bruxelles–Crédit Agricole
2012   Belgium Roy Jans An Post–Sean Kelly
2013   Belgium Jérôme Baugnies ToWin-Josan Cycling Team
2014   Poland Łukasz Wiśniowski Etixx
2015   Belgium Baptiste Planckaert Roubaix–Lille Métropole
2016   Denmark Mads Pedersen Denmark (national team)
2017   Great Britain Jacob Hennessy Great Britain (national team)
2018   Slovenia Žiga Jerman Slovenia (national team)

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