Tour de Wallonie

Tour de Wallonie
Race details
Date Late July - Early August
Region Wallonia, Belgium
English name Tour of Wallonia
Local name(s) Tour de Wallonie (in French)
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Europe Tour
Type Stage-race
Web site www.trworg.be/la-bataille-des-loups/ Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition 1974 (1974)
Editions 47 (as of 2020)
First winner  Luc Demets (BEL)[1]
Most wins  Mario Kummer (DDR)
 Greg Van Avermaet (BEL)
(2 wins)
Most recent  Arnaud DĂ©mare (FRA)

The Tour de Wallonie is a stage race cycling race on the UCI Europe Tour. It runs in Wallonia, the French-speaking part of Belgium in the end of July. Between 1974 and 1995 it was reserved to amateurs. Since 2005, the race has been organized as a 2.HC event on the UCI Europe Tour.[2] The race will become part of the new UCI ProSeries in 2020.

Winners

Year Country Rider Team
1974  Belgium Luc Demets
1975  Belgium Jean-Luc Vandenbroucke
1976  Belgium Pierre Leurquin
1977  Belgium Alfons De Wolf
1978  Netherlands Jo Maas
1979  Belgium Ronny Van Holen
1980  Belgium Gerrit Van Gestel
1981  Belgium Nico Edmonds
1982  Belgium Eric Vanderaerden
1983  Poland Tadeusz Krawczyk
1984  East Germany Mario Kummer
1985  East Germany Uwe Ampler
1986  Italy Maurizio Fondriest
1987  East Germany Mario Kummer
1988  Netherlands Joost Van Adrichem
1989  Belgium Johan Verstrepen
1990  France Pascal Chanteur
1991  Spain Abraham Olano
1992  Germany Lars Teutenberg
1993  Italy Mauro Bettin
1994  Finland Joona Laukka
1995  Italy Paolo Valoti
1996  Germany Thomas Fleischer Lotto
1997  Belgium Thierry Marichal CĂ©dico
1998  Belgium Frank Vandenbroucke Mapei–Bricobi
1999  Denmark Mikael Kyneb home–Jack & Jones
2000  Belgium Axel Merckx Mapei–Quick-Step
2001  Belgium Glenn D'Hollander Lotto–Adecco
2002  Italy Paolo Bettini Mapei–Quick-Step
2003  New Zealand Julian Dean CSC–Tiscali
2004  Netherlands Gerben Löwik Chocolade Jacques-Wincor Nixdorf
2005  Italy Luca Celli Barloworld
2006  Italy Fabrizio Guidi Phonak
2007  Slovenia Borut BoĆŸič Team LPR
2008  Russia Sergei Ivanov Astana
2009  France Julien El Fares Cofidis
2010  Great Britain Russell Downing Team Sky
2011  Belgium Greg Van Avermaet BMC Racing Team
2012  Italy Giacomo Nizzolo RadioShack–Nissan
2013  Belgium Greg Van Avermaet BMC Racing Team
2014  Belgium Gianni Meersman Omega Pharma–Quick-Step
2015  Netherlands Niki Terpstra Etixx–Quick-Step
2016  Belgium Dries Devenyns IAM Cycling
2017  Belgium Dylan Teuns BMC Racing Team
2018  Belgium Tim Wellens Lotto–Soudal
2019  Belgium LoĂŻc Vliegen Wanty–Gobert
2020  France Arnaud DĂ©mare Groupama–FDJ

References

  1. ^ "Tour de Wallonie past winners". cyclingnews.com. 22 March 2016. Retrieved 25 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Tour de Wallonie 2014: Race History". Cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 2014-07-28.

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