Omloop van het Houtland

Omloop van het Houtland ("Circuit of Houtland") is a single-day road bicycle race held annually in Lichtervelde in the region of West Flanders, Belgium. Since 2007, the race is organized as a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour.

Omloop van het Houtland
Race details
DateLate September
RegionWest Flanders, Belgium
Local name(s)Omloop van het Houtland (in Dutch)
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeSingle-day
Web sitewww.omloopvanhethoutland.be Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1945 (1945)
Editions73 (as of 2018)
First winner André Maelbrancke (BEL)
Most wins3 riders with 3 wins
Most recent Max Walscheid (GER)

In 2002 it was held as the first stage of Circuit Franco-Belge.[1]

WinnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1945   Belgium André Maelbrancke Mercier-Hutchinson
1946   Belgium Roger De Corte Métropole-Hutchinson
1947   Belgium Adolf Verschueren Mercier-Hutchinson
1948   Belgium Albert Anutschin Arliguie-Hutchinson
1949   Belgium André Pieters Arliguie-Hutchinson
1950   Belgium André Maelbrancke Starnord-Wolber
1951   Belgium André Maelbrancke Garin-Wolber
1952   Belgium Valère Ollivier Bertin-D'Alessandro
1953   Belgium Arthur Mommerency Devos Sport
1954   Belgium Lucien Victor individual
1955   Belgium Roger De Corte Groene Leeuw
1956   Belgium Léon Van Daele Bertin-Huret
1957   Belgium Gilbert Desmet Faema-Guerra
1958   Belgium Gilbert Desmet Faema-Guerra
1959   Belgium Arthur De Cabooter Groene Leeuw-Sinalco-SAS
1960   Netherlands Mies Stolker Helyett-Leroux
1961   Belgium Roland Aper Bertin-L'Avenir
1962   Belgium Norbert Kerckhove Dr. Mann-Labo
1963   Belgium Robert Vandecaveye Faema-Flandria
1964   Belgium Arthur De Cabooter Solo-Superia
1965   Belgium Gilbert Desmet Wiel's-Groene Leeuw
1966   Belgium Walter Boucquet
1967   Belgium Jan Boonen
1968   Belgium Walter Boucquet
1969   Belgium Noël Van Clooster
1970   Belgium Roger De Vlaeminck
1971   Belgium André Dierickx
1972   Belgium Patrick Sercu
1973   Belgium Marc Lievens
1974   Belgium Willy Planckaert
1975   Belgium Eddy Cael
1976   Belgium Lieven Malfait
1977   Belgium Marc Demeyer
1978   Belgium Herman Van Springel
1979   Belgium Alain De Roo
1980   Belgium Walter Planckaert
1981   Belgium Rudy Pevenage
1982   Belgium Eddy Vanhaerens
1983   Belgium Ronny Vanmarcke
1984   Belgium Ludo Frijns
1985   Belgium Yvan Lamote
1986   Belgium Willem Wijnant
1987   Belgium Hendrik Redant
1988   Belgium Danny Janssens
1989   Belgium Jan Bogaert
1990   Belgium Johan Museeuw
1991   Belgium Didier Priem
1992   Belgium Johan Devos
1993   Belgium Danny Daelman
1994   Belgium Etienne De Wilde
1995   Netherlands Jans Koerts
1996   Belgium Johan Capiot
1997   Belgium Robbie Vandaele
1998   Belgium Etienne De Wilde
1999   Belgium Etienne De Wilde
2000   Belgium Nico Eeckhout Palmans-Ideal
2001   Belgium Geert Omloop Collstrop - Palmans
2002   Belgium Kevin Hulsmans Mapei
2003   Belgium Geert Omloop Palmans-Collstrop
2004   Belgium Bert Dewaele Landbouwkrediet - Colnago
2005   Belgium Kevin Van Impe Chocolade Jacques
2006   Germany Artur Gajek Team Wiesenhof
2007   Netherlands Steven de Jongh Quick-Step–Innergetic
2008   Denmark Martin Pedersen Team GLS
2009   Australia Graeme Brown Rabobank
2010   Netherlands Stefan van Dijk Verandas Willems
2011   Belgium Guillaume Van Keirsbulck Quick-Step
2012   Germany Marcel Kittel Argos–Shimano
2013   Germany Marcel Kittel Argos–Shimano
2014   Belgium Jelle Wallays Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise
2015   Belgium Jens Debusschere Lotto–Soudal
2016 No race
2017   Belgium Tom Devriendt Wanty–Groupe Gobert
2018   Belgium Jonas van Genechten Vital Concept
2019   Germany Max Walscheid Team Sunweb

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