Ronde van Vlaanderen U23

Ronde Van Vlaanderen Beloften (English: Tour of Flanders U23) is a Flanders Classics road bicycle race. It is the version of the Tour of Flanders for under-23 riders and is usually contested a week after the Ronde van Vlaanderen. Ludovic Capelle is the only rider who has been able to win this race twice. Since 2008 the race has been included on the Cup of Nations calendar, and it is restricted to national teams.

Ronde Van Vlaanderen Beloften
Race details
DateEarly April
RegionFlanders, Belgium
English nameTour of Flanders for U23
Local name(s)Ronde van Vlaanderen Beloften
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeOne-day
Web sitewww.rondevanvlaanderen.be/nl/rvv/beloften-mannen Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1936 (1936)
Editions74 (as of 2018)
First winner W.'t Jolijn (BEL)
Most wins Ludovic Capelle (BEL) (2 wins)
Most recent Andreas Stokbro (DEN)

WinnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1936   Belgium W.'t Jolijn
1937   Belgium Roger Dujardin
1938   Belgium André Declerck
1939   Belgium Albert Sercu
1940–
1946
No race
1947   Belgium Florent Rondelé
1948   Belgium Roger Decock
1949   Belgium Valèra Mekeirel
1950   Belgium Joseph Lefèvre
1951   Belgium Aimé Deschacht
1952   Belgium Lucien Victor
1953   Belgium René Muylle
1954   Netherlands Wim Rusman
1955   Belgium Arthur Decabooter
1956   Belgium Gustaaf De Smet
1957   Belgium José Denoyette
1958   Belgium Georges Mortiers
1959   Belgium Constant Goossens
1960   Belgium Willy Vanden Berghen
1961   Belgium Ernest Dumez
1962   Belgium Edward Sels
1963–
1964
No race
1965   Belgium Jozef Boons
1966   Belgium Gregoire Van Kuyck
1967   Belgium Valère Vansweevelt
1968   Belgium André Dierickx
1969   Belgium Rik Van Linden
1970   Belgium Marcel Sannen
1971   Belgium Marc Demeyer
1972   Belgium Yvan Benaets
1973   Belgium Marc Meernhout
1974   Belgium Marcel Van der Slagmolen
1975   Belgium Eddy Copmans
1976   Belgium Paul De Keyser
1977   Belgium Johnny De Nul
1978   Belgium Patrick Devos
1979   Belgium Luc Colijn
1980   Belgium Werner Devos
1981   Belgium Eric Vanderaerden
1982   Belgium Noël Segers
1983   Belgium Frank Verleyen
1984   Belgium Philippe Deleye
1985   Belgium Franky Pattyn
1986   Belgium Edwig Van Hooydonck
1987   Belgium Marc Assez
1988   Belgium Eddy Van Craeynest
1989   Belgium Peter Hoydonckx
1990   Belgium Wim Sels
1991   Belgium Nico Desmet
1992   Belgium Wim Omloop
1993   Belgium Mario Liboton
1994   Belgium Ludo Giesberts
1995   Belgium Johan De Geyter
1996   Belgium Ludovic Capelle
1997   Belgium Ludovic Capelle
1998   Belgium Jurgen Guns
1999   Belgium Kevin Hulsmans
2000   Netherlands Bobbie Traksel Rabobank Beloften
2001   Belgium Roy Sentjens Rabobank Beloften
2002   Belgium Nick Nuyens Domo–Latexco Retie
2003   Belgium Wim De Vocht Quick-Step–Davitamon–Latexco
2004   Italy Giovanni Visconti Italy (national team)
2005   Belgium Kenny Dehaes Amuzza.com–Davo
2006   Belgium Kevyn Ista VC Roubaix
2007   Moldova Alexandre Pliușchin Chambéry Cyclisme Formation
2008   Latvia Gatis Smukulis Latvia (national team)
2009   Belgium Jan Ghyselinck Belgium (national team)
2010   Slovenia Marko Kump Slovenia (national team)
2011   Italy Salvatore Puccio Italy (national team)
2012   Belgium Kenneth Vanbilsen Belgium (national team)
2013   Germany Rick Zabel Germany (national team)
2014   Netherlands Dylan Groenewegen Netherlands (national team)
2015   Australia Alex Edmondson Australia (national team)
2016   Slovenia David Per Slovenia (national team)
2017   Ireland Eddie Dunbar Ireland (national team)
2018   Australia James Whelan Australia (national team)
2019   Denmark Andreas Stokbro Denmark (national team)
2020–
2021
No race due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Belgium[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tour of Flanders U23 will not take place for the time being". Tour of Flanders. Flanders Classics. 18 March 2020. Retrieved 2 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Calendrier International UCI / UCI International Calendar - Route / Road - Situation dans le contexte actuel de la pandémie du coronavirus (Covid-19) / Situation in the current context of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic" (PDF). UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. 12 July 2021. Retrieved 2 August 2021.

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