Tour de Vendée

Tour of Vendée is a single-day road bicycle race held annually in October (Previously May) in the region of Vendée, France, finishing in a circuit inside La Roche-sur-Yon town. From 2005 until 2009, the race was organized as a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour, moving to 1.HC classification in 2010, and also being part of the Coupe de France de cyclisme sur route. Between 1972 and 1979 it was an amateur race.

Tour de Vendée
Race details
DateOctober
RegionVendée, France
English nameTour of Vendée
Local name(s)Tour de Vendée (in French)
DisciplineRoad race
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeSingle-day
Web sitewww.tourdevendee.fr Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1972 (1972)
Editions48 (as of 2019)
Most wins Jaan Kirsipuu (EST) (4 wins)
Most recent Marc Sarreau (FRA)

WinnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1980   France Jean-René Bernaudeau Renault-Gitane
1981   France Bernard Bourreau Peugeot-Esso-Michelin
1982   France Serge Beucherie Sem-France Loire
1983   France Pierre Bazzo Coop-Mercier-Mavic
1984   France Claude Moreau Coop-Hoonved
1985   France Michel Bibollet Fagor
1986   France Francis Castaing RMO–Cycles Méral–Mavic
1987   France Jean-Claude Colotti RMO–Cycles Méral–Mavic
1988   Spain Alberto Leanizbarrutia Teka
1989   France Laurent Bezault Toshiba
1990   France François Lemarchand Z–Tomasso
1991   Belgium Fabrice Naessens Lotto
1992   France Bruno Cornillet Z
1993   Russia Dimitri Zhdanov Novemail-Histor
1994   Belgium Patrick Van Roosbroeck Trident-Schick
1995   Belgium Mario De Clercq Lotto–Isoglass
1996   France Laurent Desbiens GAN
1997   Estonia Jaan Kirsipuu Casino
1998   Italy Marco Di Renzo Cantina Tollo–Alexia Alluminio
1999   Estonia Jaan Kirsipuu Casino–Ag2r Prévoyance
2000   Estonia Jaan Kirsipuu AG2R Prévoyance
2001   France Didier Rous Bonjour
2002   France Franck Bouyer Bonjour
2003   Estonia Jaan Kirsipuu AG2R Prévoyance
2004   Norway Thor Hushovd[1] Crédit Agricole
2005   Sweden Jonas Ljungblad Amore & Vita–Beretta
2006   Spain Mikel Gaztañaga[2] Atom
2007   Spain Mikel Gaztañaga[3] Agritubel
2008   Spain Koldo Fernández[4] Euskaltel–Euskadi
2009   Russia Pavel Brutt Team Katusha
2010   Spain Koldo Fernández Euskaltel–Euskadi
2011   Italy Marco Marcato Vacansoleil–DCM
2012   Netherlands Wesley Kreder Vacansoleil–DCM
2013   France Nacer Bouhanni FDJ.fr
2014   France Armindo Fonseca Bretagne–Séché Environnement
2015   France Christophe Laporte Cofidis
2016   France Nacer Bouhanni Cofidis
2017   France Christophe Laporte Cofidis
2018   Germany Nico Denz AG2R La Mondiale
2019   France Marc Sarreau Groupama–FDJ

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tour de Vendée ( 18.04.2004 - 18.04.2004 )". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2009-10-04.
  2. ^ "Tour de Vendée ( 25.05.2006 - 25.05.2006 )". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2009-10-04.
  3. ^ "Tour de Vendée ( 01.05.2007 - 01.05.2007 )". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2009-10-04.
  4. ^ "Tour de Vendée ( 05.10.2008 - 05.10.2008 )". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2009-10-04.