Tour de Taiwan

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Tour de Taiwan
Tour de Taiwan logo.svg
Race details
Date March
Region Taiwan
English name Tour of Taiwan
Local name(s) 國際自由車環台公路大賽 (Chinese)
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Asia Tour 2.1
Type Stage race
Organiser Chinese Taipei Cycling Association
History
First edition 1978 (1978)
Most recent  Rémy Di Gregorio (FRA)

The Tour de Taiwan is an annual professional road bicycle racing stage race held in Taiwan since 1978, as part of the UCI Asia Tour. It has been classed 2.1 category race for the first time in 2012.

History[edit]

Tour de Taiwan was established by Giant Sports Foundation's founder, King Liu in 1978. The first race began in Taipei, through Western Taiwan, Southern Taiwan, Eastern Taiwan, and finally ended in Taipei.

This cycling tour championship is recognized by International Cycling Union (UCI) in 2005, and is integrated with the Taipei Cycle Show, organized by Taiwan External Trade Development Council, in 2006.

Past winners[edit]

General classification[edit]

Rider Team
1999 New Zealand Vesty, BrendonBrendon Vesty (NZL) Navigare-Gaerne
2003 Iran Mizbani, GhaderGhader Mizbani (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team
2004 Germany Milatz, MoritzMoritz Milatz (GER) Merida Europe Team
2005 Iran Kazemi, AhadAhad Kazemi (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team
2006 Republic of Ireland Gallagher, StephenStephen Gallagher (IRL) Giant Asia Racing Team
2007 United States Milne, ShawnShawn Milne (USA) Health Net-Maxxis
2008 United States Murphy, JohnJohn Murphy (USA) Health Net-Maxxis
2009 Poland Jezowski, KrzysztofKrzysztof Jezowski (POL) Merida Europe Team
2010 Republic of Ireland McCann, DavidDavid McCann (IRL) Giant Asia Racing Team
2011 Austria Eibegger, MarkusMarkus Eibegger (AUT) Tabriz Petrochemical Team
2012 Australia Pollock, RhysRhys Pollock (AUS) Drapac Cycling
2013 Australia Sulzberger, BernardBernard Sulzberger (AUS) Drapac Cycling
2014 France Di Gregorio, RémyRémy Di Gregorio (FRA) Team La Pomme Marseille 13

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