Vuelta a la Independencia Nacional

Vuelta a la Independencia Nacional is a stage road bicycle race held annually in the Dominican Republic by the national federation, and it is the most important race in the country. Since 2008, the race is organized as a 2.2 event on the UCI America Tour.

Vuelta a la Independencia Nacional
Race details
DateFebruary–March
RegionDominican Republic
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI America Tour
TypeStage race
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History
First edition1979 (1979)
Editions41 (as of 2020)
First winner Bernardo Colex (MEX)
Most wins Ismael Sánchez (DOM) (4 wins)
Most recent Ismael Sánchez (DOM)

In 2013 , 2017 and 2020 the race was held as a national event, since it was excluded from the UCI America Tour.

WinnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1979   Mexico Bernardo Colex
1980   Venezuela Justo Galaviz
1981   United States Dale Stetina
1982   Colombia José Antonio Agudelo Gómez
1983   Mexico Salvador Rios
1984   Colombia José Antonio Agudelo Gómez
1985   Colombia Gustavo Pardo
1986   Colombia Ángel Alayon
1987   Dominican Republic Marino Garcia
1988   Dominican Republic Marino Garcia
1989   Venezuela José Lindarte
1990   Venezuela Fernando Correa
1991   Colombia José Vicente Ávila
1992   Colombia Omar Trompa
1993   Venezuela Oscar Mendoza
1994 No race
1995   Cuba Eliecer Valdés
1996   Germany Frank Agustin
1997   Germany Parlsche Eurico
1998   Venezuela Robinson Merchán
1999   Venezuela Tommy Alcedo
2000   Venezuela Alexis Méndez
2001   Venezuela Manuel Guevara Lotería del Táchira
2002   Kazakhstan Maxim Iglinsky Kazakhstan (national team)
2003   Colombia Gregorio Ladino Fénix-Baninter
2004   Kazakhstan Maxim Iglinsky Kazakhstan (national team)
2005   Kazakhstan Andrey Mizourov Cycling Team Capec
2006   Venezuela Richard Ochoa Venezuela (national team)
2007   Colombia Jairo Pérez Mauricio Báez
2008   Venezuela Carlos José Ochoa Venezuela (national team)
2009   Chile Luis Fernando Sepúlveda Aro & Pedal-Inteja
2010   Dominican Republic Augusto Sánchez Aro & Pedal[1]
2011   Venezuela Tomas Gil Venezuela (national team)
2012   Dominican Republic Ismael Sánchez La Vega-Com.Nal.Ener
2013   Colombia Edwin Sánchez Guadeloupe (national team)
2014   Colombia Edwin Sánchez Formesan-Bogotá Humana
2015   Colombia Robigzon Oyola EPM–UNE–Área Metropolitana
2016   Dominican Republic Ismael Sánchez Aero Cycling Team
2017   Dominican Republic Ismael Sánchez Aero Cycling Team
2018   Dominican Republic Augusto Sánchez Aero Cycling Team
2019   Colombia Robinson Chalapud Medellín
2020   Dominican Republic Ismael Sánchez Aero Cycling Team

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Briceño, Pedro G. (1 March 2010). "Augusto Sánchez es segundo dominicano que gana la vuelta". Listin Diario (in Spanish). Santo Domingo. Retrieved 22 April 2016.

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