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Tour du Limousin is a 4-day road bicycle race held annually in Limousin, France. It was first held in 1968 and since 2005 it has been organised as a 2.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour. In 2011 it was upgraded to an 2.HC event, and downgraded to 2.1 since 2013. Between 1968 and 1974 it was an amateur race.

Tour du Limousin
DateMid-Late August
RegionLimousin, France
English nameTour of Limousin
Local name(s)Tour du Limousin (in French)
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeStage-race
Web sitewww.tourdulimousin.com Edit this at Wikidata
First edition1968 (1968)
Editions52 (as of 2019)
First winner Pierre Martelozzo (FRA)
Most wins Francis Duteil (FRA)
 Charly Mottet (FRA)
 Patrice Halgand (FRA)
 Bernard Hinault (FRA)
 Pierrick Fédrigo (FRA)
(2 wins)
Most recent Benoît Cosnefroy (FRA)

WinnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1968   France Pierre Martelozzo
1969   France Paul Gutty Tigra
1970   France Francis Duteil
1971   France François Dubreuil
1972   Soviet Union Juri Dimitriev
1973   France François Dubreuil
1974   Poland Ryszard Szurkowski
1975   France Francis Campaner Sporting Clube de Portugal
1976   France Bernard Hinault Gitane–Campagnolo
1977   France Bernard Hinault Gitane–Campagnolo
1978   France Gilbert Chaumaz
1979   France Bernard Vallet La Redoute
1980   France René Bittinger Miko–Mercier–Vivagel
1981   France Marc Madiot Renault–Elf–Gitane
1982   France Eric Salomon
1983   France Dominique Arnaud Wolber
1984   Denmark Kim Andersen COOP–Hoonved
1985   France Thierry Marie Renault–Elf
1986   France Dominique Gaigne Système U
1987   France Charly Mottet Système U
1988   France Jean-Marc Manfrin
1989   France Thierry Claveyrolat RMO
1990   France Martial Gayant Toshiba
1991   Belgium Michel Vermote RMO
1992   France Eric Boyer Z
1993   France Charly Mottet Novemail–Histor–Laser Computer
1994   Germany Jens Heppner Team Telekom
1995   Ukraine Andrei Tchmil Lotto–Isoglass
1996   France Laurent Brochard Festina–Lotus
1997   Estonia Lauri Aus Casino
1998   France Vincent Cali Casino–Ag2r
1999   France Stéphane Heulot Française des Jeux
2000   France Patrice Halgand Jean Delatour
2001   France Franck Bouyer Bonjour
2002   France Patrice Halgand Jean Delatour
2003   Italy Massimiliano Lelli Cofidis
2004   France Pierrick Fédrigo Crédit Agricole
2005   France Sébastien Joly Crédit Agricole
2006   Colombia Leonardo Duque Cofidis
2007   France Pierrick Fédrigo Bouygues Télécom
2008   France Sébastien Hinault Crédit Agricole
2009   France Mathieu Perget Caisse d'Epargne
2010   Sweden Gustav Larsson Team Saxo Bank
2011   Belgium Björn Leukemans Vacansoleil–DCM
2012   Japan Yukiya Arashiro Team Europcar
2013    Switzerland Martin Elmiger IAM Cycling
2014   Italy Mauro Finetto Neri Sottoli
2015   Italy Sonny Colbrelli Bardiani–CSF
2016   United States Joey Rosskopf BMC Racing Team
2017   France Alexis Vuillermoz AG2R La Mondiale
2018   France Nicolas Edet Cofidis
2019   France Benoît Cosnefroy AG2R La Mondiale

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