Tour de Kumano

The Tour de Kumano (ツール・ド・熊野, Tsūru do Kumano) is an annual professional road bicycle racing stage race held in Mie Prefecture, Japan, named after Kumano. It was first created in 2006 as the amateur level,[citation needed] later moved up to the professional level in 2008 when included into the UCI Asia Tour and classified as a 2.2 category race.

Tour de Kumano
Race details
RegionShingū, Kumano, and Taiji, Japan
Local name(s)ツール・ド・熊野
CompetitionUCI Asia Tour 2.2
TypeStage race
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First edition2006 (2006)
Editions12 (as of 2017)
First winner Tomoya Kano (JPN)
Most wins Fortunato Baliani (ITA) (2 wins)
Most recent Orluis Aular (VEN)

Past winnersEdit

General classificationEdit

Year Country Rider Team
2006   Japan Tomoya Kano
2007   Japan Kazuhiro Mori Aisan Racing Team
2008   Japan Miyataka Shimizu Meitan Hompo-GDR
2009   Kazakhstan Valentin Iglinsky Kazakhstan national team
2010   Kazakhstan Andrey Mizourov Tabriz Petrochemical Team
2011   Italy Fortunato Baliani D'Angelo & Antenucci–Nippo
2012   Italy Fortunato Baliani Team Nippo
2013   Colombia Julián Arredondo Team Nippo–De Rosa
2014   Spain Francisco Mancebo Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling
2015   Spain Benjamin Prades Matrix Powertag
2016   Spain Óscar Pujol Team Ukyo
2017   Spain José Vicente Toribio Matrix Powertag
2018   Netherlands Marc de Maar Team Ukyo
2019   Venezuela Orluis Aular Matrix Powertag
2020 No race due to COVID-19 pandemic

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