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The Tour de Taiwan is an annual professional road bicycle racing stage race held in Taiwan since 1978, and is part of the UCI Asia Tour since 2005. It has been classed 2.1 category race for the first time in 2012.

Tour de Taiwan
Tour de Taiwan logo.svg
Date March
Region Taiwan
English name Tour of Taiwan
Local name(s) 國際自由車環台公路大賽 (in Chinese)
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Asia Tour 2.1
Type Stage race
Organiser Chinese Taipei Cycling Association
First edition 1978 (1978)
Most recent  Yukiya Arashiro (JPN)

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HistoryEdit

Tour de Taiwan was established by Giant Sports Foundation's founder, King Liu in 1978. The first race began in Taipei, through Western Taiwan, Southern Taiwan, Eastern Taiwan, and finally ended in Taipei.

This cycling tour championship is recognized by International Cycling Union (UCI) in 2005, and is integrated with the Taipei Cycle Show, organized by Taiwan External Trade Development Council, in 2006.

Past winnersEdit

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