Ronde van Nederland

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Ronde van Nederland
Race details
Date August
Region Netherlands
English name Tour of the Netherlands
Discipline Road
Type Stage race
History
First edition 1948 (1948)
Editions 44
Final edition 2004
First winner  Emile Rogiers (BEL)
Most wins  Gerrie Knetemann (NED) (4)
Final winner  Erik Dekker (NED)

The Ronde van Nederland is a road bicycle racing stage-race in the Netherlands, founded in 1948. It's an annual race since 1975. Because of the start of the UCI ProTour in 2005, it was replaced by the Eneco Tour.

The first edition started on May 6, from Dam Square, Amsterdam. The riders finished on May 15, nine days later, in the Olympisch Stadion.

Winners[edit]

Rider Team
1948 Belgium Rogiers, EmileEmile Rogiers (BEL)
1949 Netherlands Schulte, GerritGerrit Schulte (NED)
1950 Netherlands Lakeman, HenkHenk Lakeman (NED)
1951 Belgium Bogaerts, JeanJean Bogaerts (BEL)
1952 Netherlands Est, Wim vanWim van Est (NED)
1954 Netherlands Est, Wim vanWim van Est (NED)
1955 Netherlands Haan, PietPiet Haan (NED)
1956 Belgium Looy, Rik VanRik Van Looy (BEL)
1957 Belgium Looy, Rik VanRik Van Looy (BEL)
1958 Netherlands Est, Piet vanPiet van Est (NED)
1960 Netherlands Post, PeterPeter Post (NED)
1961 Netherlands Enthoven, DickDick Enthoven (NED)
1963 Netherlands Kreuningen, Lex vanLex van Kreuningen (NED)
1965 Netherlands Janssen, JanJan Janssen (NED)
1975 Netherlands Zoetemelk, JoopJoop Zoetemelk (NED) Gan-Mercier-Hutchinson
1976 Netherlands Knetemann, GerrieGerrie Knetemann (NED) TI-Raleigh
1977 Netherlands Pronk, BertBert Pronk (NED) TI-Raleigh
1978 Netherlands Velde, Johan van derJohan van der Velde (NED) TI-Raleigh
1979 Netherlands Raas, JanJan Raas (NED) TI-Raleigh
1980 Netherlands Knetemann, GerrieGerrie Knetemann (NED) TI-Raleigh
1981 Netherlands Knetemann, GerrieGerrie Knetemann (NED) TI-Raleigh
1982 Netherlands Oosterbosch, BertBert Oosterbosch (NED) DAF Trucks-TeVe Blad
1983 Netherlands Houwelingen, Adri vanAdri van Houwelingen (NED) TI-Raleigh
1984 Netherlands Lammerts, JohanJohan Lammerts (NED) Panasonic-Raleigh
1985 Belgium Vanderaerden, EricEric Vanderaerden (BEL) Panasonic-Raleigh
1986 Netherlands Knetemann, GerrieGerrie Knetemann (NED) PDM-Concorde
1987 Netherlands Vliet, Teun vanTeun van Vliet (NED) Panasonic-Isostar
1988 France Marie, ThierryThierry Marie (FRA) Système U-Gitane
1989 France Fignon, LaurentLaurent Fignon (FRA) Super U-Raleigh-Fiat
1990 Netherlands Nijdam, JelleJelle Nijdam (NED) Buckler-Colnago-Decca
1991 Netherlands Maassen, FransFrans Maassen (NED) Buckler-Colnago-Decca
1992 Netherlands Nijdam, JelleJelle Nijdam (NED) Buckler-Colnago-Decca
1993 Netherlands Breukink, ErikErik Breukink (NED) ONCE
1994 Denmark Skibby, JesperJesper Skibby (DEN) TVM-Bison Kit
1995 Netherlands Nijdam, JelleJelle Nijdam (NED) TVM-Polis Direct
1996 Denmark Sorensen, RolfRolf Sørensen (DEN) MG-Technogym
1997 Netherlands Dekker, ErikErik Dekker (NED) Rabobank
1998 Denmark Sorensen, RolfRolf Sørensen (DEN) Rabobank
1999 Ukraine Honchar, SerhiySerhiy Honchar (UKR) Vini Caldirola
2000 Netherlands Dekker, ErikErik Dekker (NED) Rabobank
2001 Netherlands Bon, Leon VanLéon van Bon (NED) Mercury
2002 Luxembourg Kirchen, KimKim Kirchen (LUX) Fassa Bortolo
2003 Russia Ekimov, ViatcheslavViatcheslav Ekimov (RUS) US Postal
2004 Netherlands Dekker, ErikErik Dekker (NED) Rabobank

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