Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise

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Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise
Race details
Date Early-February
Region South France
Local name(s) Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise (French)
Discipline Road race
Competition UCI Europe Tour
Type One-day
Organiser La Marseillaise
History
First edition 1980 (1980)
Editions 35 (as of 2014)
First winner  Leo van Vliet (NED)
Most wins  Eddy Planckaert (BEL)
 Edwig Van Hooydonck (BEL)
 Baden Cooke (AUS)
(2 times)
Most recent  Kenneth Vanbilsen (BEL)

Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise is a single-day road bicycle race held annually in February around the city of Marseille, France. Since 2005, the race is organized as a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour. It is usually the first race of the European calendar, one day before the stage-race Étoile de Bessèges, which is held in the same region.

Winners[edit]

Rider Team
1980 Netherlands Vliet, Leo vanLeo van Vliet (NED) TI-Raleigh
1981 Belgium Bogaert, JanJan Bogaert (BEL) Vermeer Thijs
1982 France Hinault, BernardBernard Hinault (FRA) Renault-Elf
1983 Netherlands Raas, JanJan Raas (NED) TI-Raleigh
1984 Belgium Planckaert, EddyEddy Planckaert (BEL) Panasonic-Raleigh
1985 France Mottet, CharlyCharly Mottet (FRA) Renault-Elf
1986 Belgium Planckaert, EddyEddy Planckaert (BEL) Panasonic-Merckx-Agu
1987 Denmark Weltz, JohnnyJohnny Weltz (DEN) Fagor
1988 Netherlands Wijnands, AdAd Wijnands (NED) Superconfex-Yoko-Opel-Colnago
1989 France Claveyrolat, ThierryThierry Claveyrolat (FRA) R.M.O.
1990 Belgium Wilde, Etienne DeEtienne De Wilde (BEL) Histor-Sigma
1991 Belgium Hooydonck, Edwig VanEdwig Van Hooydonck (BEL) Buckler-Colnago-Decca
1992 Belgium Hooydonck, Edwig VanEdwig Van Hooydonck (BEL) Buckler-Colnago-Decca
1993 France Rous, DidierDidier Rous (FRA) GAN
1994 France Delion, GillesGilles Delion (FRA) Castorama
1995 Belgium Hennebert, StephaneStéphane Hennebert (BEL) Le Groupement
1996 Italy Fontanelli, FabianoFabiano Fontanelli (ITA) MG Maglificio-Technogym
1997 France Virenque, RichardRichard Virenque (FRA) Festina-Lotus
1998 Italy Saligari, MarcoMarco Saligari (ITA) Casino-Ag2r
1999 Belgium Vandenbroucke, FrankFrank Vandenbroucke (BEL) Cofidis
2000 France Magnien, EmmanuelEmmanuel Magnien (FRA) Française des Jeux
2001 Denmark Piil, JacobJacob Piil (DEN) CSC-Tiscali
2002 France Jan, XavierXavier Jan (FRA) BigMat-Auber 93
2003 Belgium Dierckxsens, LudoLudo Dierckxsens (BEL) Landbouwkrediet-Colnago
2004 Australia Cooke, BadenBaden Cooke (AUS) FDJeux.com
2005 Denmark Sorensen, NickiNicki Sørensen (DEN) Team CSC
2006 Australia Cooke, BadenBaden Cooke (AUS) Unibet.com
2007 United Kingdom Hunt, JeremyJeremy Hunt (GBR) Unibet.com
2008 France Duclos Lassalle, HerveHervé Duclos-Lassalle (FRA) Cofidis
2009[1] France Pauriol, RemiRémi Pauriol (FRA) Cofidis
2010 France Hivert, JonathanJonathan Hivert (FRA) Saur-Sojasun
2011 France Roy, JérémyJérémy Roy (FRA) FDJ
2012 France Dumoulin, SamuelSamuel Dumoulin (FRA) Cofidis
2013 France Jules, JustinJustin Jules (FRA) La Pomme Marseille
2014 Belgium Vanbilsen, KennethKenneth Vanbilsen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise

Winners by Nationality[edit]

# of Victories Country
14  France
10  Belgium
3  Denmark
3  Netherlands
2  Australia
2  Italy
1  United Kingdom

External links[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.cqranking.com/men/asp/gen/race.asp?raceid=10462