Ronde van Limburg (Belgium)

The Tour of Limburg is a European single day cycle race held in the Belgian region of Limburg. The race was first organized in 1933 and remained on the calendar until 1994, with the course typically in and around the city of Sint-Truiden. After 1994 it was no longer organised until it was reinstated in 2012 as a 1.2 event on the UCI Europe Tour, with the host city now Tongeren.

Tour of Limburg
Race details
DateMid May
RegionLimburg, Belgium
English nameTour of Limburg
Local name(s)Ronde van Limburg (in Dutch)
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeOne-day race
Web sitewww.rondevanlimburg.be Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1950 (1950)
Editions66 (as of 2019)
First winner Jan Bogaerts (BEL)
Most wins Ernest Sterckx (BEL)
 Willy Vannitsen (BEL)
 Jozef Abelshausen (BEL)
 Eric Vanderaerden (BEL)
 Mathieu van der Poel (NED)
(2 wins)
Most recent Eduard-Michael Grosu (ROM)

WinnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1933   Belgium Frans Bonduel Dilecta-Wolber
1934   Belgium Lode Roels Van Hauwaert
1935   Belgium Frans Van Hassel Génial Lucifer-Hutchinson
1936   Belgium Michel D'Hooghe Van Hauwaert
1937   Belgium Alfons Schepers Colin-Wolber
1938   Belgium Joseph Huts Labor
1939   Belgium Frans Spiessens Helyett-Hutchinson
1940 No race
1941   Belgium Albert Dubuisson Helyett-Hutchinson
1942   Belgium Gustaaf Van Overloop Alcyon-Dunlop
1943   Belgium Marcel Kint Mercier-Hutchinson
1944   Belgium Ernest Sterckx A. Trialoux-Wolber
1945   Belgium Éloi Meulenberg Alcyon-Dunlop
1946   Belgium Edward Van Dijck Roberty
1947   Belgium Georges Claes Thompson
1948   Belgium Karel Leysen L'Express
1949   Belgium Rik Van Steenbergen Mercier-Hutchinson
1950   Belgium Jean Bogaerts Ruche-Dunlop
1951   Belgium Henri Serin Garin-Wolber
1952   Belgium Roger De Corte Groene Leeuw
1953   Belgium Gaston De Wachter L'Express
1954   Belgium Edward Peeters Peugeot-Dunlop
1955   Belgium Ernest Sterckx L'Avenir
1956   Belgium Frans Schoubben Elvé-Peugeot
1957   Belgium Willy Vannitsen Peugeot-BP-Dunlop
1958   Belgium Roger Baens Cureghem Sportif
1959   Belgium Valère Paulissen Mercier-BP-Hutchinson
1960   Belgium Willy Vannitsen Carpano
1961   Belgium Martin Van Geneugden Carpano
1962   Netherlands Peter Post Flandria-Faema
1963   Belgium Jos Wouters Solo-Terrot-Van Steenbergen
1964   Belgium Jos Dewit Pelforth-Sauvage-Lejeune
1965   Belgium Georges Van Coningsloo Peugeot-BP-Michelin
1966   Belgium Fernand Deferm Mann-Grundig
1967   Belgium Edward Sels Flandria-De Clerck
1968   Netherlands Leo Duyndam Smith's
1969   Belgium Willy Vekemans Goldor-Hertekamp
1970   Netherlands Jan Van Katwijk Willem II-Gazelle
1971 No race
1972   Belgium Jozef Abelshausen Watney-Avia
1973   Belgium Jozef Abelshausen Ijsboerke-Bertin
1974   Belgium Frans Verbeeck Watney-Maes Pils
1975   Belgium Guido Van Sweevelt Maes Pils-Watney
1976   Belgium Frans Van Looy Molteni-Campagnolo
1977   Belgium Marcel Laurens Ijsboerke-Colnago
1978   Belgium Willem Peeters Ijsboerke-Gios
1979   Belgium Guido Van Sweevelt Ijsboerke-Warncke Eis
1980   Belgium Daniel Willems Ijsboerke-Warncke Eis
1981   Belgium Ludwig Wijnants Capri Sonne
1982   Belgium Werner Devos Boule d'Or-Sunair
1983   Belgium Rudy Matthijs Boule d'Or-Colnago
1984   Belgium Noël De Jonckheere Teka
1985   Belgium Eric Vanderaerden Panasonic
1986   Netherlands Ad Wijnands Kwantum–Decosol–Yoko
1987   Belgium Wim Arras PDM–Concorde
1988   Belgium Eric Vanderaerden Panasonic-Isostar
1989   Belgium Jerry Cooman S.E.F.B.
1990   Belgium Eddy Planckaert Panasonic-Sportlife
1991 No race
1992   Netherlands Jans Koerts PDM–Concorde
1993   Belgium Patrick Van Roosbroeck La William-Duvel
1994   Belgium Marc Wauters WordPerfect–Colnago–Decca
1995–
2011
No race
2012   Belgium Kevin Claeys Landbouwkrediet–Euphony
2013   Belgium Olivier Chevalier Wallonie-Bruxelles
2014   Netherlands Mathieu van der Poel BKCP–Powerplus
2015   Belgium Björn Leukemans Wanty–Groupe Gobert
2016   Belgium Kenny Dehaes Wanty–Groupe Gobert
2017   Belgium Wout van Aert Vérandas Willems–Crelan
2018   Netherlands Mathieu van der Poel Corendon–Circus
2019   Romania Eduard-Michael Grosu Delko–Marseille Provence

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