Vuelta Ciclista de Chile

The Vuelta Ciclista de Chile is an annual Chilean elite men's professional road cycling stage race first held in 1976.

Vuelta de Chile
Race details
DateJanuary
RegionChile
English nameTour of Chile
Local name(s)Vuelta Ciclista de Chile
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI America Tour
TypeStage race
Web sitewww.vueltachile.cl Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1976 (1976)
Editions33 (as of 2019)
First winner Giovanni Fedrigo (ITA)
Most wins Luis Fernando Sepúlveda (CHI)
 Marco Arriagada (CHI) (2 wins)
Most recent Óscar Sevilla (ESP), 2019

HistoryEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1976   Italy Giovanni Fedrigo
1977   Colombia Antonio Londoño
1978   Colombia Norberto Caceres
1979   Colombia Alfonso Flores
1980   Colombia Plinio Casas
1981   Belgium Marc Sommers
1982   Colombia Julio Rubiano
1983   Chile Roberto Muñoz
1984   Brazil Renan Ferraro
1985   Uruguay Federico Moreira
1986   Colombia José Dario Hernández
1987   Chile Peter Tormen
1988   Chile Fernando Vera
1989   Colombia Julio Cesar Ortegon
1990   Soviet Union Sergei Sukhoruchenkov
1991   Russia Pavel Tonkov
1992   Kazakhstan Yuri Sourkov
1993–94 No race
1995   Colombia Ricardo Meza Pony Malta
1996   France Christophe Moreau Festina–Lotus
1997   France Patrice Halgand Festina–Lotus
1998   Spain José Ramón Uriarte Festina–Lotus
1999   Chile Luis Fernando Sepúlveda Bliss Sport
2000   Chile Luis Fernando Sepúlveda Publiguías–Trek
2001   Spain David Plaza Festina
2002   Argentina Gonzalo Salas Líder-Ariel
2003   Chile Marco Arriagada Publiguías
2004   Chile Marco Arriagada Publiguías
2005   Argentina Edgardo Simón Líder-Presto
2006   Russia Andrei Sartassov Líder-Presto
2007–10 No race
2011   Chile Gonzalo Garrido[1] T Banc-Skechers
2012   Chile Patricio Almonacid Clos de Pirque-Trek
2013–16 No race
2017   Colombia Nicolás Paredes Medellín–Inder
2018 No race
2019   Spain Óscar Sevilla Medellín

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Marco Arriagada, who initially won the 2011 race, tested positive for the use of stanozolol in 4 stages of the Vuelta a Chile and 1 in the Vuelta Independencia Nacional, in January–February 2011. In July, he was suspended by the Chilean federation for 4 years, but in October the ban was brought back to 2 years, until February 2013.

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