Tour de Normandie

Tour de Normandie
Race details
DateMarch
RegionNormandie, France
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
Web sitewww.tourdenormandiecycliste.fr Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1939 (1939)
Editions45 (as of 2022)
First winner Guillaume Godere (FRA)
Most wins Yvan Frebert (FRA)
 Kai Reus (NED)
(2 wins)
Most recent Mathis Le Berre (FRA)

Tour de Normandie is a road bicycle race held annually in the region of Normandy, France. The race started in 1939, but was not held in the periods of 1940–1955 and 1960–1980. It was originally a race for amateurs, but was opened for professionals in 1996. The Tour de Normandie has been one of the races in the UCI Europe Tour since 2005, in the 2.2 category.[1] The race was not held in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic[2] The first edition of the women's race was held in March 2023 and was won by Cédrine Kerbaol.[3]

Winners[edit]

Men's race[edit]

Year Country Rider Team
1939  France Guillaume Godere individual
1940–
1955
No race
1956  France Amand Audaire Arrow–Hutchinson
1957  France Pierre Gouget Mercier–BP–Hutchinson
1958  France Joseph Wasko Alcyon–Dunlop
1959  France Bernard Leboulanger
1960–
1980
No race
1981  France Michel Riou
1982  France Daniel Leveau
1983  France Yvan Frebert
1984  East Germany Mario Kummer
1985  Great Britain Paul Curran
1986  Bulgaria Nentcho Staikov
1987  France Yvan Frebert
1988  Soviet Union Viatcheslav Ekimov
1989  France Sébastien Flicher
1990  Soviet Union Dimitri Zhdanov
1991  France Stéphane Heulot
1992  France Thierry Dupuy
1993  France Emmanuel Mallet
1994  Lithuania Saulius Šarkauskas
1995  Norway Ole Sigurd Simensen
1996  France Frédéric Pontier Aubervilliers 93
1997  Sweden Glenn Magnusson Amore & Vita–ForzArcore
1998  Germany Torsten Schmidt Chicky World
1999  Norway Steffen Kjærgaard Chicky World
2000  France Ludovic Auger BigMat–Auber 93
2001  Norway Thor Hushovd Crédit Agricole
2002  France Jérôme Pineau Bonjour
2003  France Samuel Dumoulin Jean Delatour
2004  Netherlands Thomas Dekker Rabobank GS3
2005  Netherlands Kai Reus Rabobank Continental Team
2006  Netherlands Kai Reus Rabobank Continental Team
2007  Netherlands Martijn Maaskant Rabobank Continental Team
2008  France Antoine Dalibard Bretagne–Armor Lux
2009  Netherlands Bram Schmitz Van Vliet EBH Elshof
2010  Netherlands Ronan van Zandbeek Van Vliet EBH Elshof
2011  France Alexandre Blain Endura Racing
2012  France Jérôme Cousin Team Europcar
2013   Switzerland Silvan Dillier BMC Development Team
2014   Switzerland Stefan Küng BMC Development Team
2015  Belgium Dimitri Claeys Verandas Willems
2016[4]  Belgium Baptiste Planckaert Wallonie-Bruxelles–Group Protect
2017[5]  France Anthony Delaplace Fortuneo–Vital Concept
2018[6][7]  Great Britain Tom Stewart JLT–Condor
2019[8]  Norway Ole Forfang Joker Fuel of Norway
2020
2021[9]
No race due to COVID-19 pandemic
2022  France Mathis Le Berre Côtes d'Armor-Marie Morin-U

Women's race[edit]

Year Country Rider Team
2023  France Cédrine Kerbaol Ceratizit–WNT Pro Cycling

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tour de Normandie". UCI. Retrieved 23 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Après deux ans d'absence, le Tour de Normandie revient ce lundi pour sa 40e édition". France 3 Normandie (in French). 20 March 2022. Retrieved 23 March 2022.
  3. ^ Tyson, Jackie (19 March 2023). "Tour de Normandie Féminin: Kerbaol holds on for overall title at inaugural stage race". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 20 April 2023.
  4. ^ "Baptiste Planckaert Gets PEZ'd". PezCycling News. 19 December 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2022.
  5. ^ "Le Manchois Anthony Delaplace remporte le Tour de Normandie 2017". France Bleu (in French). 26 March 2017. Retrieved 23 March 2022.
  6. ^ Wynn, Nigel (26 March 2018). "'I don't know how we've done it': Tom Stewart becomes first Brit to win Tour de Normandie since 1985". cyclingweekly.com. Retrieved 23 March 2022.
  7. ^ "Team News: Tom Stewart wins Tour of Normandie | velouk.net". velouk.net. 26 March 2018. Retrieved 23 March 2022.
  8. ^ Vergouwen, Thomas. "2019 UCI cycling calendar | 2019 Tour de Normandie :: velowire.com :: (photos, videos + actualités cyclisme)". velowire.com. Retrieved 23 March 2022.
  9. ^ Frattini, Kirsten (22 January 2021). "Organisers cancel Tour de Normandie amid COVID-19 surge". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 23 March 2022.

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