People's Choice Classic

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People's Choice Classic
Race details
Date Mid-January
Region Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
English name People's Choice Classic
Nickname(s) Down Under Classic
Discipline Road
Type Criterium
Organiser Amaury Sport Organisation
Race director Michael Turtur
History
First edition 2006 (2006)
Editions 9 (as of 2014)
First winner  Robbie McEwen (AUS)
Most wins  André Greipel (GER) (3 wins)
Most recent  Marcel Kittel (GER)

The People's Choice Classic, also known as the Down Under Classic, is a single day road cycling race held in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. The race is the official warm-up for the Tour Down Under. Founded in 2006, the race exists as a men's only competition.

Past winners[edit]

Year 1st place Team 2nd place Team 3rd place Team
2006  Robbie McEwen (AUS) Davitamon-Lotto  Daniele Colli (ITA) Liquigas  Simone Cadamuro (ITA) Team Milram
2007  Mark Renshaw (AUS) Crédit Agricole  Hilton Clarke (AUS) Navigators Insurance  Simon Clarke (AUS) SouthAustralia.com-AIS
2008  André Greipel (GER) Team High Road  Mark Renshaw (AUS) Crédit Agricole  Robbie McEwen (AUS) Silence-Lotto
2009  Robbie McEwen (AUS) Team Katusha  Wim Stroetinga (NED) Team Milram  Graeme Brown (AUS) Rabobank
2010  Gregory Henderson (NZL) Team Sky  Chris Sutton (AUS) Team Sky  André Greipel (GER) Team HTC-Columbia
2011  Matthew Goss (AUS) HTC-Highroad  Mark Renshaw (AUS) HTC-Highroad  Robbie McEwen (AUS) Team RadioShack
2012  André Greipel (GER) Lotto-Belisol  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Sky  Heinrich Haussler (AUS) Garmin-Barracuda
2013  André Greipel (GER) Lotto-Belisol  Matthew Goss (AUS) Orica-GreenEDGE  Gregory Henderson (NZL) Lotto-Belisol
2014  Marcel Kittel (GER) Giant-Shimano  André Greipel (GER) Lotto-Belisol  Caleb Ewan (AUS) UniSA-Australia

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