Cyclo-cross Koppenberg

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Grote Prijs Koppenbergcross Oudenaarde
Race details
Date November
Region Oudenaarde, Belgium
English name Koppenberg cyclo-cross
Local name(s) Koppenbergcross
Discipline Cyclo-cross
Competition Gazet van Antwerpen C1
Type Single-day
Organiser A.S.B.L. Sint-Pieters Vrienden Oudenaarde
Race director André Delepeleire
History
First edition 1988 (1988)
Editions 24 (as of 2013)
First winner  Rudy Thielemans (BEL)
Most wins  Sven Nys (BEL) (9 wins)
Most recent  Tom Meeusen (BEL)

The Cyclo-cross Koppenberg is a cyclo-cross race held in Oudenaarde, Belgium, which is part of the BPost Bank Trophy (previously called Cyclo-cross Gazet van Antwerpen). The cyclo-cross race uses the Koppenberg climb that has been used many times in the Belgian Classic the Tour of Flanders. This is a very steep and cobbled climb that is part of the course of which the riders do eight laps. Fifteen thousand spectators were reported to have watched the 2006 edition of the event which was won by Belgian Sven Nys.[1]

Past winners[edit]

Men[edit]

Rider Team
1988 Belgium Thielemans, RudyRudy Thielemans (BEL)
1989 Belgium Thielemans, RudyRudy Thielemans (BEL)
1990 Belgium David, ChrisChris David (BEL)
1991 Belgium Van Den Abeele, PeterPeter Van Den Abeele (BEL)
1992 Czech Republic Camrda, PavelPavel Camrda (CZE)
1993
1995
No race
1996 Belgium Lammens, MarioMario Lammens (BEL)
1997 Belgium Van Den Abeele, PeterPeter Van Den Abeele (BEL)
1998 Belgium Wellens, BartBart Wellens (BEL)
1999 Belgium Van Den Abeele, PeterPeter Van Den Abeele (BEL)
1999 Belgium De Clercq, MarioMario De Clercq (BEL) Palmans-Ideal
2000 Belgium De Clercq, MarioMario De Clercq (BEL) Palmans-Ideal
2001 Belgium Nys, SvenSven Nys (BEL) Rabobank
2002 Netherlands Groenendaal, RichardRichard Groenendaal (NED) Rabobank
2003 Belgium Wellens, BartBart Wellens (BEL) Spaarselect
2004 Belgium Nys, SvenSven Nys (BEL) Rabobank
2005 Belgium Nys, SvenSven Nys (BEL) Rabobank
2006 Belgium Nys, SvenSven Nys (BEL) Rabobank
2007 Belgium Nys, SvenSven Nys (BEL) Rabobank
2008 Belgium Nys, SvenSven Nys (BEL) Landbouwkrediet-Tönissteiner
2009 Belgium Nys, SvenSven Nys (BEL) Landbouwkrediet-Colnago
2010 Belgium Nys, SvenSven Nys (BEL) Landbouwkrediet
2011 Belgium Pauwels, KevinKevin Pauwels (BEL) Sunweb-Revor
2012 Belgium Nys, SvenSven Nys (BEL) Landbouwkrediet-Euphony
2013 Belgium Meeusen, TomTom Meeusen (BEL) Telenet-Fidea

Women[edit]

Rider Team
2002 France Leboucher, LaurenceLaurence Leboucher (FRA)
2003
2004
No race
2005 Netherlands van den Brand, DaphnyDaphny van den Brand (NED)
2006 Netherlands Vos, MarianneMarianne Vos (NED)
2007 Netherlands van den Brand, DaphnyDaphny van den Brand (NED)
2008 No race
2009 Czech Republic Havlikova, PavlaPavla Havlikova (CZE)
2010 United Kingdom Wyman, HelenHelen Wyman (GBR)
2011 Netherlands Van Paassen, SanneSanne Van Paassen (NED)
2012 United Kingdom Wyman, HelenHelen Wyman (GBR)
2013 United Kingdom Wyman, HelenHelen Wyman (GBR)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Equipment battle for Nys". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 2007-10-29. 

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