Vuelta a Asturias
Vuelta a Asturias is a professional cycle road race held in Spain in early May each year. The event was first run in 1925 but has not been held consistently until 1968 to present. Since 2005, the race has been organised as a 2.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour.
|English name||Tour of Asturias|
|Local name(s)||Vuelta a Asturias (in Spanish)|
|Competition||UCI Europe Tour|
|Organiser||Club Ciclista Aramo|
|Editions||61 (as of 2018)|
|First winner||Segundo Barruetabeña (ESP)|
|Most wins|| Ricardo Montero (ESP) |
Federico Bahamontes (ESP)
Jesús Manzaneque (ESP)
Faustino Rupérez (ESP)
Juan Carlos Domínguez (ESP)
Richard Carapaz (ECU)
|Most recent||Richard Carapaz (ECU)|
On 25 April 2014, the Vuelta a Asturias was suspended one week before its start due to the lack of funds and sponsors. The race returned in 2015, when a two-stage edition was won by Igor Antón (Movistar Team).
- La Vuelta Ciclista a Asturias, suspendida; El Comercio, 25 April 2014 (in Spanish)
- "Vuelta Asturias Julio Alvarez Mendo 2015 - General classification". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
- "Tino Zaballa, suspendido por positivo en la Vuelta a Asturias" [Tino Zaballa, suspended for positive in the Tour of Asturias]. La Nueva Espana (in Spanish). 23 March 2012. Retrieved 25 February 2020.
- Official website (in Spanish)