Tour du Vaucluse

The Tour du Vaucluse (Tour of the Vaucluse) is a former cycling race, held in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of France. From 1923 until 1960 it was organized as a one-day race finishing in Cavaillon. Subsequently, it was held as a stage race, run over two and later three days, until the event was discontinued in 1998.[1]

Tour du Vaucluse
Race details
Dateearly April
RegionVaucluse, France
DisciplineRoad race
History
First edition1923 (1923)
Editions54
Final edition1998
First winner Romain Bellenger (FRA)
Final winner Benoît Salmon (FRA)

PalmarèsEdit

Edition Winner Second Third
One-day race
1923   Romain Bellenger   José Pelletier   Joseph Curtel
1924   Maurice Ville   Jean Hillarion   Gaston Ducerisier
1930   Louis Gras   Maxime Calamel   Ernest Neuhard
1931   Maxime Calamel   Henri Bergerioux   Marius Guiramand
1932   Maxime Calamel   Giuseppe Cassin   Georges Speicher
1933   Georges Speicher   Max Bulla   Louis Hardiquest
1934   Jean Bidot   Maurice Archambaud   Edoardo Molinar
1935   Jean Bidot   Léon Level   Maxime Calamel
1936   Ettore Molinaro   Fabien Galateau   Luigi Barral
1937   Giuseppe Cassin   Henri Puppo   Adrien Buttafocchi
1938   Nello Troggi   Amédée Rolland   Georges Naisse
1939   Dante Gianello   Fermo Camellini   Pierre Lorino
1941   Domenico Zanti   Pierre Canavese   Paul Neri
1951   Raoul Rémy   Antonin Rolland   Robert Chapatte
1952   Jose Perez De Las Heras   Siro Bianchi   Antonin Rolland
1953   Antonin Canavese   Antonin Rolland   Francis Anastasi
1954   Raymond Elena   André Payan   Siro Bianchi
1955   Russell Mockridge   Raoul Rémy   Antonin Canavese
1956   Lucien Fliffel   Guy Carle   Marcel Ferri
1957   Jean Dotto   Gérard Bousquet   Henry Anglade
1959   Max Cohen   Alcide Vaucher   Fernand Lamy
1960   René Fournier   Anatole Novak   Siro Bianchi
Stage race
1965   Marcel Ferri[2]   Escudier   Cenari
1966   Francis Ducreux   Serge Bolley   Marcel Ferri
1967   Paul Gutty   Joseph Carrara   Giorgetti
1968   Pierre Martelozzo   Combes   Rault
1969   Pierre Martelozzo   Vittorio Cumino   Francis Rigon
1970   Mario Corti   Giuseppe Maffeis   Franco Baroni
1971   Giuseppe Maffeis   Claude Mazeaud   Mario Corti
1972 no race
1973   Stanisław Szozda   Fernando Plaza   Ryszard Szurkowski
1974   Jan Brzezny   Tadeusz Mytnik   B. Kieczynski
1975   Patrick Marette   Henri Berthillot   Fr. Indalecio
1976   Hans-Joachim Hartnick   Tadeusz Mytnik   Nentcho Staykov
1977   Bernd Drogan   G. Fedrigo   Tadeusz Mytnik
1978   Michel Laurent   Mariano Martínez   Pierre-Raymond Villemiane
1979   Czesław Lang   Zdenek Benacek   Alain De Carvalho
1980   Michel Laurent   Robert Millar   Jean-François Rodriguez
1981   Michel Laurent   Bernard Thévenet   Alain De Carvalho
1982   Éric Caritoux   Laurent Fignon   Urs Zimmermann
1983   Denis Roux   André Chappuis   Gilles Mas
1984   Philippe Chevalier   Davide Cassani   Éric Salomon
1985   Jean-Jacques Philippe   Philippe Casado   Hervé Doueil
1986   Jérôme Simon   Laurent Fignon   Uwe Ampler
1987   Pascal Simon   Uwe Ampler   Laurent Fignon
1988   Charly Mottet   Claude Criquielion   Jan Schur
1989   Steven Rooks   Pascal Lance   Éric Caritoux
1990   Atle Kvålsvoll   Thierry Bourguignon   Luc Leblanc
1991   Miguel Indurain   Fabrice Philipot   Luc Roosen
1992   Robert Forest   Orlando Rodrigues   Dimitri Zhdanov
1993   Thierry Bourguignon   Pascal Hervé   Jean-Christophe Currit
1994   Blaise Chauviere   František Trkal   Jens Zemke
1995   Fabrizio Guidi   Jean-Christophe Bloy   Claude Lamour
1996   Fabrizio Guidi   Marco Vergnani   Maurizio De Pasquale
1998   Benoît Salmon   Artūras Kasputis   Daniel Schnider

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tour du Vaucluse". memoire-du-cyclisme.net (in French). Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  2. ^ In 1965 the first edition was held over two days, 1 and 2 April 1965

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