Tour du Loir-et-Cher

The Tour du Loir-et-Cher is a cycling stage race that takes place in the Loir-et-Cher region of France. The race traditionally starts and finishes in the capital of Blois. Since at least 2009, the final stage has consisted of a 12-lap circuit race totaling 97.5 km.[1] It is rated as a 2.2 race as part of the UCI Europe Tour.[2] The race first took place in 1960.

Tour du Loir-et-Cher
Race details
DateMid-April
RegionLoir-et-Cher
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeStage race
Web sitewww.tourduloiretcher.fr Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1960 (1960)
Editions60 (as of 2019)
First winner Raymond Sallé (FRA)
Most wins
Most recent Jan Bárta (CZE)

Past winnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1960   France Raymond Sallé
1961   France Jean-Claude Lebaube
1962   France Jack André
1963   Belgium René Heuvelmans
1964   France Maurice Benet
1965   Belgium Albert Van Vlierberghe
1966   France Félix Le Buhotel
1967   France Jean-Claude Genty
1968   France Bernard Dupuch
1969   France Jean-Pierre Danguillaume
1970   France Alain Nogues
1971   France Jean-Pierre Guitard
1972   Poland Zygmunt Hanusik
1973   France Patrick Béon
1974   France Hubert Arbès
1975   Poland Jan Brzeźny
1976   Netherlands Gerrie van Gerwen
1977   France Michel Zucarelli
1978   France Gérard Le Dain
1979   France Michel Larpe
1980   Soviet Union Leon Dejits
1981   Poland Jan Jankiewicz
1982   Soviet Union Yuri Petrov
1983   East Germany Mario Hernig
1984   East Germany Jörg Stein
1985   East Germany Jörg Stein
1986   Poland Leszek Stepniewski
1987   Soviet Union Sergei Uslamin
1988   East Germany Olaf Jentzsch
1989   East Germany Guido Fulst
1990   Netherlands Eric Knuvers
1991   France Nicolas Aubier
1992   France Jean-Christophe Currit
1993   France Denis Marie
1994   France Carlo Meneghetti
1995   France Denis Marie
1996   France Christophe Paulvé
1997   France Stéphane Bourry
1998   France Frédéric Pontier
1999   Norway Thor Hushovd
2000   Norway Gisle Vikoyr
2001   South Africa Rudolph Wentzel
2002   France Samuel Gicquel
2003   France Hervé Duclos-Lassalle
2004   Belgium Tom Stubbe
2005   Curaçao Marc de Maar
2006   Denmark Jacob Moe Rasmussen
2007   France Alexandre Blain
2008   Sweden Christofer Stevenson Team GLS - Pakke Shop
2009   Russia Dmytro Kosyakov Katyusha
2010   Russia Mikhail Antonov Itera - Katusha
2011   France Anthony Saux
2012   Russia Andrey Solomennikov Itera - Katusha
2013   Germany Tino Thömel Team NSP - Ghost
2014   Great Britain Graham Briggs Rapha Condor–JLT
2015   France Romain Cardis Vendée U
2016    Switzerland Patrick Schelling Team Vorarlberg
2017   Denmark Alexander Kamp Team VéloCONCEPT
2018   Denmark Asbjørn Kragh Andersen Team Virtu Cycling
2019   Czech Republic Jan Bárta Elkov-Author

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tour du Loir et Cher History". CyclingFever. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Tour du Loir et Cher E Provost 2015 - General Classification". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 26 March 2015.

External linksEdit