Tour of China

The Tour of China is an annual professional road bicycle racing stage race held in China since 1995. The race is sanctioned by the International Cycling Union (UCI) as a 2.1 category race as part of the UCI Asia Tour.

Tour of China
Race details
DateSeptember
RegionChina
Local name(s)环中国国际公路自行车赛 (in Chinese)
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Asia Tour 2.1
TypeStage race
Web sitewww.thetourofchina.com Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1995 (1995)
Editions16 (as of 2019)
First winner Viatcheslav Ekimov (RUS)
Most recent Jeroen Meijers (NED) (Tour of China I)
 Lyu Xianjing (CHN) (Tour of China II)

Since 2012, there are two parts of the Tour of China, Tour of China I and Tour of China II.

Past winnersEdit

Tour of ChinaEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1995   Russia Viatcheslav Ekimov Novell–Decca–Colnago
1996   Sweden Michael Andersson Team Telekom
1997–
2001
No race
2002   Japan Makoto Iijima Japan (national team)
2003   Japan Yoshiyuki Abe Shimano Racing
2004   Japan Koji Fukushima Bridgestone Anchor
2005   Kazakhstan Andrey Mizourov Cycling Team Capec
2006–
2009
No race
2010   Germany Dirk Müller Team Nutrixxion-Sparkasse
2011   Uzbekistan Muradjan Khalmuratov Giant Kenda Cycling Team

Tour of China IEdit

Year Country Rider Team
2012   Denmark Martin Pedersen Christina Watches–Onfone
2013   Russia Kirill Pozdnyakov Synergy Baku
2014   Poland Kamil Gradek BDC Marcpol
2015   Italy Daniele Colli Nippo–Vini Fantini
2016   Italy Raffaello Bonusi Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec
2017   Italy Liam Bertazzo Wilier Triestina–Selle Italia
2018   Colombia Juan Sebastián Molano Team Manzana Postobón
2019   Netherlands Jeroen Meijers Taiyuan Miogee Cycling Team

Tour of China IIEdit

Year Country Rider Team
2012   Germany Stefan Schumacher Christina Watches–Onfone
2013   Czech Republic Alois Kaňkovský ASC Dukla Praha
2014   Russia Boris Shpilevsky RTS–Santic Racing Team
2015   Italy Mattia Gavazzi Amore & Vita–Selle SMP
2016   Italy Marco Benfatto Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec
2017   Costa Rica Kevin Rivera Androni–Sidermec–Bottecchia
2018   Portugal Alejandro Marque Sporting / Tavira
2019   China Xianjing Lyu Hengxiang Cycling Team

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