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The Sparkassen Giro Bochum is a road bicycle race which is annually held for both men's and women's around an urban circuit in the German city of Bochum, Germany. Since 2005 the men's race is part of the UCI Europe Tour, being organised as 1.1 race.

Sparkassen Giro Bochum
Sparkassen Giro logo.jpg
DateEarly August
RegionBochum, Germany
English nameTour of Bochum
Local name(s)Sparkassen Giro Bochum (in German)
Competition♂ UCI Europe Tour
♀ National event
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First edition1998 (1998)
Editions♂ 14 (as of 2011)
♀ 15 (as of 2015)
First winner Jan Ullrich (GER)
 Sharon van Essen (NED)
Most recent Pieter Vanspeybrouck (BEL)
 Barbara Guarischi (ITA)
UCI Women's Road World Cup at Bochum Train Station

Men's winnersEdit

Women's winnersEdit

From 2004 through to 2011 the event ran as a UCI 1.1 (old UCI rating of 1.9.2 in 2004), becoming a national event in 2012. In 2013 the event returned as a 1.1 rated event, being upgraded to UCI Women's World Cup (CDM) rating for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. For 2016 and 2017, the event again ran as a national event.

Year Country Rider Team
2001   Netherlands Sharon van Essen
2002   Netherlands Bertine Spijkerman
2003   Russia Svetlana Bubnenkova
2004   United States Deirdre Demet-Barry
2005   Germany Angela Hennig
2006   Australia Oenone Wood Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung
2007   Germany Hanka Kupfernagel RC Charlottenburg Berlin
2008   Netherlands Suzanne de Goede
2009   Australia Rochelle Gilmore
2010   Netherlands Ellen van Dijk Team HTC–Columbia Women
2011   Netherlands Adrie Visser
2012   Germany Mieke Kröger
2013   Luxembourg Christine Majerus
2014   Netherlands Marianne Vos Rabo–Liv
2015   Italy Barbara Guarischi Velocio–SRAM
2016   Netherlands Kirsten Peetoom
2017   Netherlands Belle de Gast -

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