Mi-Août en Bretagne

Mi-Août en Bretagne is a French cycling road race that was established in 1960. It is held in the region of Brittany, France. It is rated 2.2 on the UCI Europe Tour. The original race ran from 1960-1966. It was then re-established in 1978 by Louis Bihannic. Prior to the 2009 season the race was previously categorised as 1.5 on the UCI Europe Tour; by the final edition in 2012, it was categorised as 2.2. Citing financial problems, the race was not held after 2012.[1]

Mi-Août en Bretagne
Race details
DateAugust
RegionBrittany, France
English nameMid-August Brittany
DisciplineRoad race
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
OrganiserRémi Madec
Web sitewww.miaoutbretonne.com/course-velo-mi-aout-bretonne.php Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1960 (1960)
Editions24
Final edition2012 (2012)
First winner Fernand Picot (FRA)
Most wins Philippe Dalibard (FRA)
 Lilian Jégou (FRA)
(2 wins)
Final winner David Veilleux (CAN)

Classification jerseysEdit

Riders aim to win overall but there are five further competitions: points, mountains, the best young rider, best placed non French rider, best placed rider from Brittany and combined points leader. The leader of each wears a distinctive jersey. A rider who leads more than one competition wears the jersey of the most prestigious. The abandoned jersey is worn by the second in the competition.

  General classification
  Sprinters points classification
  Mountains classification
  Best placed non French rider in General classification (has now been abolished)
  Combined points leader
  Young rider classification

WinnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1961   France Fernand Picot
1962   France Jean Gainche
1963   France Jean Bourles
1979   France Philippe Dalibard
1980   France Philippe Dalibard
1992   France François Simon
1995   France Nicolas Jalabert
1996   France David Delrieu
1997   France Anthony Morin
1998   France Jean-Michel Tessier
1999   France Stéphane Ravaleu
2000   Australia Jamie Drew
2001   France Lilian Jégou
2002   France Lilian Jégou
2003   France Mickaël Buffaz
2004   France Stéphane Conan
2005   France Frédéric Lubach
2006   Bulgaria Stephan Kushlev
2007   Kenya Chris Froome
2008   Poland Piotr Zielinski
2009   Norway Frederik Wilmann
2010   France Jean-Luc Delpech Bretagne–Schuller
2011   Great Britain Mark McNally An Post–Sean Kelly
2012   Canada David Veilleux Team Europcar

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Martial Goarnisson. "Faute de finances, la Mi-Ao没t en Bretagne n'aura pas lieu - Be celt". Be celt.