Tour of Tasmania

The Tour of Tasmania is a cycling road race contested annually in Tasmania, Australia. Created in 1996, the race formed part of the calendar of the Union Cycliste International from 1997 to 2002. The race was not contested the 2001, 2003 and 2004, it reappeared in 2005, but was not integrated with the UCI Oceania Tour. The 2019 edition of the race was won by Dylan Sunderland of Team BridgeLane.[1] The 2020 edition was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[2]

There have been several different previously-contested races since 1930, antecedents of the current Tour of Tasmania.

WinnersEdit

Original Tour of TasmaniaEdit

The Mercury Tour of TasmaniaEdit

The Examiner Tour of the NorthEdit

  • 1954 Colin McKay
  • 1955 Neil Geraghty
  • 1956 Jim Nevin
  • 1957–1959 no contested
  • 1960 Colin Hymus
  • 1961 Allan Grindal
  • 1962 Vic Brown
  • 1963 Vic Brown
  • 1964 Malcolm Powell
  • 1965 Ray Bilney
  • 1966 Don Wilson
  • 1967   Alf Baker (NZL)
  • 1968 Kevin Morgan
  • 1969 Kerry Wood
  • 1970 Donald Allan
  • 1971 Russell Tankard
  • 1972 Donald Allan
  • 1973   Barry Ulyatt (NZL)
  • 1974 Remo Sansonetti
  • 1975 Remo Sansonetti
  • 1976 Remo Sansonetti
  • 1977 Gary Sutton
  • 1978 Michael Wilson
  • 1979 John Trevorrow
  • 1980 Geoff Skaines
  • 1981 Murray Hall
  • 1982 Wayne Dellar
  • 1983 Wayne Hildred
  • 1984   Jack Swart (NZL)
  • 1985 Michael Lynch
  • 1986 Stephen Hodge
  • 1987 Barney St. George
  • 1988 Kevetoslav Pavlov
  • 1989 No contested
  • 1990   Brian Fowler (NZL)
  • 1991 Grant Rice

Current Tour Of TasmaniaEdit

Year Winner Second Third Ref
1996 Stephen Hodge   Glenn Mitchell (NZL) Kris Denham
1997 Alan Iacuone Nick Gates   Brendon Vesty (NZL)
1998 Cadel Evans Neil Stephens   Brendon Vesty (NZL)
1999 Cadel Evans Nathan O'Neill Cameron Hughes
2000 Glen Chadwick   Vladimir Karpets (RUS) Robert Tighello
2001 Not contested
2002 Luke Roberts Russell Go Hout Simon Gerrans
2003-2004 Not contested
2005 Shaun Higgerson Simon Clarke   Gordon McCauley (NZL)
2006   Kristian House (GBR)   Kjell Carlström (FIN) Scott Peoples
2007 Cameron Meyer Travis Meyer Bernard Sulzberger
2008 Richie Porte William Ford Jack Bobridge
2009 Bernard Sulzberger Peter McDonald Luke Durbridge
2010   Gordon McCauley (NZL)   George Bennett (NZL) Rhys Pollock
2011 Nathan Haas   Joshua Atkins (NZL) Cameron Peterson
2012 Lachlan Norris Mark O'Brien Nathan Earle
2013 Jack Haig Robbie Hucker Brodie Talbot
2014   Patrick Bevin (NZL) Ben Dyball Timothy Roe
2015   Brad Evans (NZL) Ben Hill Dylan Sunderland
2016 Ben Dyball Chris Hamilton Chris Harper [3]
2017 Lionel Mawditt Angus Lyons James Whelan [4]
2018 Dylan Sunderland   Micheal Vink (NZL) Cameron Roberts [5]
2019 Dylan Sunderland Chris Harper Tyler Lindorff [1]
2020 Not contested

Women's Tour Of TasmaniaEdit

Year Winner Second Third Ref
2018 Justine Barrow Jaime Gunning Kirsty McCallum [6]
2019 Sarah Gigante Justine Barrow Jaime Gunning [1]
2020 Not contested

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Spirit of Tasmania Cycling Tour Recap". National Road Series. Cycling Australia. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  2. ^ "2020 Tour of Tasmania cancelled". touroftasmania.com. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Ben Dyball wins the Tour of Tasmania". cyclingtips.com. 2016. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Bailey and Mawditt win in Tasmania, Freiberg takes Subaru National Road Series". cyclingtips.com. 11 November 2017. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  5. ^ "2018 Spirit of Tasmania Tour of Tasmania Stage 4" (PDF). National Road Series. Cycling Australia. Archived (PDF) from the original on 28 February 2019.
  6. ^ "2018 Spirit of Tasmania Women's Tour of Tasmania Stage 3" (PDF). National Road Series. Cycling Australia. Archived (PDF) from the original on 28 February 2019.

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