Vlaamse Aardbeiencross

The Vlaamse Aardbeiencross is a cyclo-cross race held in Hoogstraten, Belgium since 1987.[1] It became part of the Superprestige in the 1998–1999 season. In 2020 the race moved to Merksplas due to locations problems with the site in Hoogstraten, but the race was annulled due to storm Ciara.[2]

Vlaamse Aardbeiencross
Race details
DateFebruary
RegionHoogstraten, Belgium (1997-2019)
Merksplas, Belgium (2020-)
English nameFlemish Strawberrycross
DisciplineCyclo-cross
CompetitionSuperprestige
Web sitewww.cyclocrosshoogstraten.be Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1987 (1987)
First winner Wim Lambrechts (BEL)
Most wins Sven Nys (BEL) (8 wins)
Most recent Michael Vanthourenhout (BEL)

Past winnersEdit

MenEdit

Year Winner
Nov. 2020   Michael Vanthourenhout
Feb. 2020 Cancelled due to storm Ciara
2019   Mathieu van der Poel
2018   Mathieu van der Poel
2017   Mathieu van der Poel
2016   Mathieu van der Poel
2015   Mathieu van der Poel
2014   Sven Nys
2013   Sven Nys
2012   Tom Meeusen
2011   Sven Nys
Nov. 2009   Niels Albert
Feb. 2009   Sven Nys
2008   Niels Albert
2007   Sven Nys
2006   Sven Nys
2005   Erwin Vervecken
2004   Erwin Vervecken
2003   Sven Nys
2001   Erwin Vervecken
2000   Mario De Clercq
1999   Sven Nys
1998   Bart Wellens
1997   Peter Willemsens
1996[note 1]   Paul Herygers
1995   Paul Herygers
1994   Peter Willemsens
1993   Paul Herygers
1992   Gustaaf Van Bouwel
1991   Dirk Pauwels
1991[note 2]   Pascal Van Riet
1990   Wim Lambrechts
1989   Kurt De Roose
1988   Wim Lambrechts
1987   Wim Lambrechts

[1][3]

WomenEdit

Year Winner
2019   Lucinda Brand
2020 Cancelled due to strong winds
2019   Sanne Cant
2018   Sanne Cant
2017   Sophie de Boer
2016   Sanne Cant
2015   Sanne Cant
2014   Nikki Harris
2013   Sanne Cant
2012   Daphny van den Brand

NotesEdit

  1. ^ In the 1996–1997 season, this race was held as the Belgian Championship.
  2. ^ This race was a time trial, held on the same day as the regular race.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Erelijst | Superprestige Cyclocross Hoogstraten". Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  2. ^ Superprestige Merksplas gaat niet door: “We konden de veiligheid niet meer garanderen”
  3. ^ "Hoogstraten, Cyclo-cross". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 10 February 2013.

External linksEdit