The Sachsen Tour is a multi-stage road bicycle race held in the region of Saxony, Germany. It was first held in 1985 and since 2005 it has been organised as a 2.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour. Between 1985 and 1995 it was an amateur race.

Sachsen Tour
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Map of 2007 Sachsen Tour
DateLate July
RegionSaxony, Germany
English nameInternational Saxony Tour
Local name(s)Sachsen-Tour International (in German)
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeStage-race
First edition1985 (1985)
Editions24 (as of 2008)
First winner Wolfgang Lötzsch (DDR)
Most wins Uwe Ampler (DDR)
 Jörn Reuß (GER)
 Thomas Liese (GER)
(2 wins)
Most recent Bert Grabsch (GER)

It is usually held in 5 stages, running through all of Saxony. This includes flat stages as well as mountain stages in the Erzgebirge.

WinnersEdit

 
3. stage 2008: Escapee in Wurzen.
Year Country Rider Team
1985   East Germany Wolfgang Lötzsch
1986   East Germany Uwe Ampler
1987   East Germany Jens Heppner
1988   East Germany Frank Kühn
1989   East Germany Uwe Ampler
1990   Netherlands Jans Koerts
1991   Germany Steffen Blochwitz
1992   Germany Jörn Reuß
1993   New Zealand Brendan Hart
1994   New Zealand Brian Fowler
1995   Germany Dirk Müller
1996   Germany Jens Voigt
1997   Russia Anton Chantyr
1998   Germany Thomas Liese
1999   Germany Jörn Reuß
2000   Germany Thomas Liese
2001   Denmark Jørgen Bo Petersen
2002    Switzerland Oskar Camenzind
2003   Germany Fabian Wegmann Gerolsteiner
2004   Kazakhstan Andrey Kashechkin Crédit Agricole
2005   Australia Mathew Hayman Rabobank
2006   Russia Vladimir Gusev Discovery Channel
2007   Netherlands Joost Posthuma Rabobank
2008   Germany Bert Grabsch Columbia
2009   Germany Patrik Sinkewitz PSK Whirlpool-Author

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