Mi-Août Bretonne

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Mi-Août Bretonne
Race details
Date August
Region Brittany, France
English name Mid-August Brittany
Discipline Road race
Competition UCI Europe Tour
History
First edition 1960 (1960)
Most wins  Philippe Dalibard (FRA)
 Lilian Jégou (FRA)
(2 wins)
Most recent  David Veilleux (CAN)

Mi-Août Bretonne is a French cycling road race that was established in 1960. It is held in the region of Brittany, France. It is rated 2.2 on the UCI Europe Tour. The original race ran from 1960-1966. It was then re-established in 1978 by Louis Bihannic. Prior to the 2009 season the race was previously categorised as 1.5 on the UCI Europe Tour.

Classification jerseys[edit]

Riders aim to win overall but there are five further competitions: points, mountains, the best young rider, best placed non French rider, best placed rider from Brittany and combined points leader. The leader of each wears a distinctive jersey. A rider who leads more than one competition wears the jersey of the most prestigious. The abandoned jersey is worn by the second in the competition.

Jersey yellow.svg General classification
Jersey green.svg Sprinters points classification
Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification
Jersey blue.svg Best placed non French rider in General classification (has now been abolished)
Jersey red.svg Combined points leader
Jersey white.svg Young rider classification

Winners[edit]

Rider Team
1961 France Picot, FernandFernand Picot (FRA)
1962 France Gainche, JeanJean Gainche (FRA)
1963 France Bourles, JeanJean Bourles (FRA)
1979 France Dalibard, PhilippePhilippe Dalibard (FRA)
1980 France Dalibard, PhilippePhilippe Dalibard (FRA)
1992 France Simon, FrançoisFrançois Simon (FRA)
1995 France Jalabert, NicolasNicolas Jalabert (FRA)
1996 France Delrieu, DavidDavid Delrieu (FRA)
1997 France Morin, AnthonyAnthony Morin (FRA)
1998 France Tessier, Jean-MichelJean-Michel Tessier (FRA)
1999 France Ravaleu, StéphaneStéphane Ravaleu (FRA)
2000 Australia Drew, JamieJamie Drew (AUS)
2001 France Jégou, LilianLilian Jégou (FRA)
2002 France Jégou, LilianLilian Jégou (FRA)
2003 France Buffaz, MickaëlMickaël Buffaz (FRA)
2004 France Conan, StéphaneStéphane Conan (FRA)
2005 France Lubach, FrédéricFrédéric Lubach (FRA)
2006 Bulgaria Kushlev, StephanStephan Kushlev (BUL)
2007 Kenya Froome, ChrisChris Froome (KEN)
2008 Poland Zielinski, PiotrPiotr Zielinski (POL)
2009 Norway Wilmann, FrederikFrederik Wilmann (NOR)
2010 France Delpech, Jean-LucJean-Luc Delpech (FRA) Bretagne-Schuller
2011 United Kingdom McNally, MarkMark McNally (GBR) An Post-Sean Kelly
2012 Canada Veilleux, DavidDavid Veilleux (CAN) Team Europcar