La Tropicale Amissa Bongo

La Tropicale Amissa Bongo is a road cycling race held in Gabon and is part of the UCI Africa Tour. The race consists of only a men's competition, a race run over seven stages (as of the 2019 edition). The race is named in honor of Albertine Amissa Bongo. [1]

La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
Race details
DateEnd-January
RegionGabon
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Africa Tour
Type2.1
Web sitewww.tropicaleamissabongo.com/en/ Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition2006 (2006)
Editions15 (as of 2020)
First winner Jussi Veikkanen (FIN)
Most wins Anthony Charteau (FRA) (3 wins)
Most recent Jordan Levasseur (FRA)

Past winnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
2006   Finland Jussi Veikkanen Française des Jeux
2007   France Frédéric Guesdon Française des Jeux
2008   France Lilian Jégou Française des Jeux
2009   France Matthieu Ladagnous Française des Jeux
2010   France Anthony Charteau Bbox Bouygues Telecom
2011   France Anthony Charteau Team Europcar
2012   France Anthony Charteau Team Europcar
2013   France Yohann Gène Team Europcar
2014   Eritrea Natnael Berhane Team Europcar
2015   Tunisia Rafaâ Chtioui Skydive Dubai–Al Ahli
2016   France Adrien Petit Direct Énergie
2017   France Yohann Gène Direct Énergie
2018   Rwanda Joseph Areruya Rwanda (national team)
2019   Italy Niccolò Bonifazio Direct Énergie
2020   France Jordan Levasseur Natura4Ever–Roubaix–Lille Métropole

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bongo, Tropicale Amissa. "La Gazette - Tropicale Amissa Bongo". www.tropicaleamissabongo.com (in French). Retrieved 2019-01-22.