Ronde van Overijssel

Ronde van Overijssel (English: Tour of Overijssel) is an elite men's road bicycle racing event held annually in Overijssel, Netherlands and sanctioned by the Royal Dutch Cycling Union.

Ronde van Overijssel
Race details
DateMay
RegionOverijssel, Netherlands
English nameTour of Overijssel
Local name(s)Ronde van Overijssel
DisciplineRoad race
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeSingle day race (except 2012)
Short stage race (2012)
Web sitewww.rondevanoverijssel.nl Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1952 (1952)
Editions65 (as of 2017)
First winner Piet Smit (NED)
Most wins Michel Stolker (NED)
 Herman Snoeijink (NED)
 Jan Spijker (NED)
(2 wins)
Most recent Piotr Havik (NED)

The event is UCI 1.2 rated,[1] and is part of the UCI Europe Tour. In 2012, the race was expanded to two days for its 60th anniversary,[2] but reverted to a single-day race in 2013. The race has been dominated by home riders; only 6 of the race's 65 editions have been won by non-Dutch riders: Tayeb Braikia in 1998, Brett Lancaster in 2002, Reinardt Janse van Rensburg in 2010, Dennis Coenen in 2014, Aidis Kruopis in 2016 and Nicolai Brøchner in 2017. Piotr Havik won the latest edition in 2018.

WinnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1952   Netherlands Piet Smit
1953   Netherlands Michel Stolker
1954   Netherlands Mick Snijder
1955   Netherlands Michel Stolker
1956   Netherlands Coen Niesten
1957   Netherlands Piet Damen
1958   Netherlands Harry Scholten
1959   Netherlands Bas Maliepaard
1960   Netherlands Jan Janssen
1961   Netherlands Piet van der Horst
1962   Netherlands Henk Cornelisse
1963   Netherlands Leo van Dongen
1964   Netherlands Gerben Karstens
1965   Netherlands Ad van Kemenade
1966   Netherlands Gerard Vianen
1967   Netherlands Ted Blom
1968   Netherlands Jan Krekels
1969   Netherlands Bart Solaro
1970   Netherlands John Cornelissen
1971   Netherlands Charles de Smit
1972   Netherlands Jo van Pol
1973   Netherlands Jan Aling
1974   Netherlands Jan Lenferink
1975   Netherlands Wil van Helvoirt
1976   Netherlands Arie Hassink
1977   Netherlands Frits Schür
1978   Netherlands Herman Snoeijink
1979   Netherlands Ad Versluis
1980   Netherlands Herman Snoeijink
1981   Netherlands Jan Feiken
1982   Netherlands Jos Alberts
1983   Netherlands Jan Spijker
1984   Netherlands Jan Spijker
1985   Netherlands Eddy Schurer
1986   Netherlands Rob Harmeling
1987   Netherlands Tom Cordes
1988   Netherlands John Vos
1989   Netherlands Pierre Duin
1990   Netherlands Tristan Hoffman
1991   Netherlands Frank van Veenendaal
1992   Netherlands Tonnie Teuben
1993   Netherlands Martin van Steen
1994   Netherlands Bennie Gosink
1995   Netherlands Louis de Koning
1996   Netherlands Anthony Theus
1997   Netherlands Rudie Kemna
1998   Denmark Tayeb Braikia
1999   Netherlands Wim van de Meulenhof
2000   Netherlands Bart Boom
2001 No race due to Foot-and-mouth outbreak
2002   Australia Brett Lancaster
2003   Netherlands Alain van Katwijk
2004   Netherlands Jens Mouris Axa Cycling Team
2005   Netherlands Arno Wallaard
2006   Netherlands Peter Möhlman
2007   Netherlands Marco Bos
2008   Netherlands Robin Chaigneau
2009   Netherlands Kenny van Hummel Skil–Shimano
2010   Netherlands Job Vissers
2011   Netherlands Wouter Haan
2012   South Africa Reinardt Janse van Rensburg MTN–Qhubeka
2013   Netherlands Tom Vermeer Cycling Team Jo Piels
2014   Belgium Dennis Coenen Leopard Development Team
2015   Netherlands Jeff Vermeulen Cyclingteam Jo Piels
2016   Lithuania Aidis Kruopis Verandas Willems
2017   Denmark Nicolai Brøchner Riwal Platform
2018   Netherlands Piotr Havik BEAT Cycling Club

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ronde van Overijssel over twee dagen" [Tour of Overijssel over two days]. dé Weekkrant (in Dutch). Wegener Huis-aan-huisMedia B.V. 27 February 2014. Archived from the original on 3 May 2014. Retrieved 2 May 2014.
  2. ^ Etheridge, Mark (5 May 2012). "Joyous Janse van Rensburg wins... again!". Cycling SA. Cycling South Africa. Archived from the original on 3 May 2014. Retrieved 2 May 2014.

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