Okolo Slovenska

Okolo Slovenska (English: Tour of Slovakia; French: Tour de Slovaquie) is an annual cycling stage race in Slovakia. Founded in 1954, since 2017, it has been rated as a 2.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour. It is a stage race that usually includes five or more stages.

Tour de Slovakia
Race details
DateMiddle of September
RegionSlovakia
English nameTour of Slovakia
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeStage race
Web sitewww.okoloslovenska.com Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1954 (1954)
Editions63 (as of 2019)
First winner Karl Nesl (TCH)
Most wins Jiří Škoda (TCH)
 Milos Hrazdira (TCH)
(3 wins)
Most recent Jannik Steimle (DEU)

HistoryEdit

Okolo Slovenska started on June 19, 1954 on Stalin square in Bratislava and included 7 stages. The first race was won by Czech cyclist Karel Nesel, the Slovak cyclist Vlastimil Ružička won three of the seven stages of the race.

WinnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1954   Czechoslovakia Karel Nesel
1955   Czechoslovakia Jan Veselý
1956   Italy Aurelio Cestari
1957   France Pierre Le Don
1958   Czechoslovakia Walter Renner
1959   East Germany Lothar Höhne
1960   Hungary Antal Megyerdi
1961
1963
No race
1964   Czechoslovakia Matej Laczo
1965   Czechoslovakia Jiří Háva
1966   Czechoslovakia Pavel Konečný
1967   Czechoslovakia Miloš Hrazdíra
1968   Czechoslovakia Miloš Hrazdíra
1969   Czechoslovakia Břetislav Souček
1970   Czechoslovakia Vlastimil Moravec
1971   Czechoslovakia Jiří Háva
1972   Czechoslovakia Antonin Bartoníček
1973   Czechoslovakia Miloš Hrazdíra
1974   Czechoslovakia Pavol Čambal
1975   Czechoslovakia Josef Dvořák
1976   Czechoslovakia Jiří Škoda
1977   Czechoslovakia Miroslav Sýkora
1978   Netherlands Theodorus de Roy
1979   Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Poslušný
1980   Czechoslovakia Jiří Škoda
1981   Soviet Union Andrei Vedernikov
1982   Soviet Union Vladimir Volochin
1983   East Germany Bernd Drogan
1984   Czechoslovakia Miroslav Sýkora
1985   Czechoslovakia Jiří Škoda
1986   Czechoslovakia Václav Toman
1987   Soviet Union Ivan Ivanov
1988   Czechoslovakia Tomáš Sedláček
1989   Soviet Union Pavel Tonkov
1990   Czechoslovakia Miroslav Lipták
1991   Germany Heinrich Trumheller
1992   Czechoslovakia Lubor Tesař
1993   Ukraine Serhiy Honchar
1994   Czech Republic Vladimir Svehlik
1995   Czech Republic František Trkal
1996   Slovakia Jan Valach
1997   Czech Republic Jaromír Purmenský
1998   Slovenia Andrej Hauptman
1999   Czech Republic Ondřej Sosenka
2000   Czech Republic René Andrle Wüstenrot-ZVVZ
2001   Czech Republic František Trkal PSK-Remerx
2002   Sweden Gustav Larsson Team Crescent CK
2003   Czech Republic Ondřej Sosenka CCC–Polsat
2004   Poland Piotr Chmielewski Action ATI
2005   Slovakia Martin Prázdnovský CK ZP Sport A.S. Podbrezova
2006   Poland Radoslaw Romanik DHL-Author
2007   Netherlands Joost van Leijen Van Vliet–EBH Advocaten
2008   Denmark Kristoffer Nielsen Team GLS-Pakke Shop
2009   Australia Leigh Howard Australia (national team)
2010   Slovenia Robert Vrečer Perutnina Ptuj
2011   Russia Nikita Novikov Itera–Katusha
2012   Italy Enrico Rossi Meridiana–Kamen
2013   Czech Republic Petr Vakoč Etixx–IHNed
2014   Ukraine Oleksandr Polivoda Kolss Cycling Team
2015   Italy Davide Viganò Team Idea 2010 ASD
2016   Italy Mauro Finetto Unieuro–Wilier
2017   Slovenia Jan Tratnik CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice
2018   France Julian Alaphilippe Quick-Step Floors
2019   Belgium Yves Lampaert Deceuninck–Quick-Step
2020   Germany Jannik Steimle Deceuninck–Quick-Step

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

(in Slovak) Official website