Tour de Vendée

Tour de Vendée
Race details
Date October
Region Vendée, France
English name Tour of Vendée
Local name(s) Tour de Vendée (French)
Discipline Road race
Competition UCI Europe Tour
Type Single-day
First edition 1972 (1972)
Editions 45 (as of 2016)
Most wins  Jaan Kirsipuu (EST) (4 wins)
Most recent  Nacer Bouhanni (FRA)

Tour of Vendée is a single-day road bicycle race held annually in October (Previously May) in the region of Vendée, France, finishing in a circuit inside La Roche-sur-Yon town. From 2005 until 2009, the race was organized as a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour, moving to 1.HC classification in 2010, and also being part of the Coupe de France de cyclisme sur route. Between 1972 and 1979 it was an amateur race.


Rider Team
1980 France Bernaudeau, Jean ReneJean-René Bernaudeau (FRA) Renault-Gitane
1981 France Bourreau, BernardBernard Bourreau (FRA) Peugeot-Esso-Michelin
1982 France Beucherie, SergeSerge Beucherie (FRA) Sem-France Loire
1983 France Bazzo, PierrePierre Bazzo (FRA) Coop-Mercier-Mavic
1984 France Moreau, ClaudeClaude Moreau (FRA) Coop-Hoonved
1985 France Bibollet, MichelMichel Bibollet (FRA) Fagor
1986 France Castaing, FrancisFrancis Castaing (FRA) R.M.O.
1987 France Colotti, Jean-ClaudeJean-Claude Colotti (FRA) R.M.O.
1988 Spain Leanizbarrutia, AlbertoAlberto Leanizbarrutia (ESP) Teka
1989 France Bezault, LaurentLaurent Bezault (FRA) Toshiba
1990 France Lemarchand, FrancoisFrançois Lemarchand (FRA) Z–Tomasso
1991 Belgium Naessens, FabriceFabrice Naessens (BEL) Lotto
1992 France Cornillet, BrunoBruno Cornillet (FRA) Z
1993 Russia Zhdanov, DimitriDimitri Zhdanov (RUS) Novemail-Histor
1994 Belgium Van Roosbroeck, PatrickPatrick Van Roosbroeck (BEL) Trident-Schick
1995 Belgium De Clercq, MarioMario De Clercq (BEL) Lotto–Isoglass
1996 France Desbiens, LaurentLaurent Desbiens (FRA) GAN
1997 Estonia Kirsipuu, JaanJaan Kirsipuu (EST) Casino
1998 Italy Renzo, Marco DiMarco Di Renzo (ITA) Cantina Tollo–Alexia Alluminio
1999 Estonia Kirsipuu, JaanJaan Kirsipuu (EST) Casino–Ag2r Prévoyance
2000 Estonia Kirsipuu, JaanJaan Kirsipuu (EST) AG2R Prévoyance
2001 France Rous, DidierDidier Rous (FRA) Bonjour
2002 France Bouyer, FranckFranck Bouyer (FRA) Bonjour
2003 Estonia Kirsipuu, JaanJaan Kirsipuu (EST) AG2R Prévoyance
2004 Norway Hushovd, ThorThor Hushovd[1] (NOR) Crédit Agricole
2005 Sweden Ljungblad, JonasJonas Ljungblad (SWE) Amore & Vita–Beretta
2006 Spain Gaztanaga, MikelMikel Gaztañaga[2] (ESP) Atom
2007 Spain Gaztanaga, MikelMikel Gaztañaga[3] (ESP) Agritubel
2008 Spain Fernandez, KoldoKoldo Fernández[4] (ESP) Euskaltel–Euskadi
2009 Russia Brutt, PavelPavel Brutt (RUS) Team Katusha
2010 Spain Fernández, KoldoKoldo Fernández (ESP) Euskaltel–Euskadi
2011 Italy Marcato, MarcoMarco Marcato (ITA) Vacansoleil–DCM
2012 Netherlands Kreder, WesleyWesley Kreder (NED) Vacansoleil–DCM
2013 France Bouhanni, NacerNacer Bouhanni (FRA)
2014 France Fonseca, ArmindoArmindo Fonseca (FRA) Bretagne–Séché Environnement
2015 France Laporte, ChristopheChristophe Laporte (FRA) Cofidis
2016 France Bouhanni, NacerNacer Bouhanni (FRA) Cofidis


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