Sachsen Tour

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Sachsen Tour
Sachsentour2007.svg
Map of 2007 Sachsen Tour
Race details
Date Late July
Region Saxony, Germany
English name International Saxony Tour
Local name(s) Sachsen-Tour International (German)
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Europe Tour
Type Stage-race
History
First edition 1985 (1985)
Editions 24 (as of 2008)
First winner  Wolfgang Lötzsch (DDR)
Most wins  Uwe Ampler (DDR)
 Jörn Reuß (GER)
 Thomas Liese (GER)
(2 wins)
Most recent  Bert Grabsch (GER)

The Sachsen Tour is a multi-stage road bicycle race held in the region of Saxony, Germany. It was first held in 1985 and since 2005 it has been organised as a 2.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour. Between 1985 and 1995 it was an amateur race.

It is usually held in 5 stages, running through all of Saxony. This includes flat stages as well as mountain stages in the Erzgebirge.

Winners[edit]

3. stage 2008: Escapee in Wurzen.
Rider Team
1985 East Germany Lotzsch, WolfgangWolfgang Lötzsch (DDR)
1986 East Germany Ampler, UweUwe Ampler (DDR)
1987 East Germany Heppner, JensJens Heppner (DDR)
1988 East Germany Kuhn, FrankFrank Kühn (DDR)
1989 East Germany Ampler, UweUwe Ampler (DDR)
1990 Netherlands Koerts, JansJans Koerts (NED)
1991 Germany Blochwitz, SteffenSteffen Blochwitz (GER)
1992 Germany Reuss, JornJörn Reuß (GER)
1993 New Zealand Hart, BrendanBrendan Hart (NZL)
1994 New Zealand Fowler, BrianBrian Fowler (NZL)
1995 Germany Müller, DirkDirk Müller (GER)
1996 Germany Voigt, JensJens Voigt (GER)
1997 Russia Chantyr, AntonAnton Chantyr (RUS)
1998 Germany Liese, ThomasThomas Liese (GER)
1999 Germany Reuss, JornJörn Reuß (GER)
2000 Germany Liese, ThomasThomas Liese (GER)
2001 Denmark Bo Petersen, JorgenJørgen Bo Petersen (DEN)
2002 Switzerland Camenzind, OskarOskar Camenzind (SUI)
2003 Germany Wegmann, FabianFabian Wegmann (GER) Gerolsteiner
2004 Kazakhstan Kashechkin, AndreyAndrey Kashechkin (KAZ) Crédit Agricole
2005 Australia Hayman, MathewMathew Hayman (AUS) Rabobank
2006 Russia Gusev, VladimirVladimir Gusev (RUS) Discovery Channel
2007 Netherlands Posthuma, JoostJoost Posthuma (NED) Rabobank
2008 Germany Grabsch, BertBert Grabsch (GER) Columbia
2009 Germany Sinkewitz, PatrikPatrik Sinkewitz (GER) PSK Whirlpool-Author

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