Tour du Limousin

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Tour du Limousin
Race details
Date Mid-Late August
Region Limousin, France
English name Tour of Limousin
Local name(s) Tour du Limousin (French)
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Europe Tour
Type Stage-race
History
First edition 1968 (1968)
Editions 47 (as of 2014)
First winner  Pierre Martelozzo (FRA)
Most wins  Francis Duteil (FRA)
 Charly Mottet (FRA)
 Patrice Halgand (FRA)
 Bernard Hinault (FRA)
 Pierrick Fédrigo (FRA)
(2 wins)
Most recent  Mauro Finetto (ITA)

Tour du Limousin is a 4-day road bicycle race held annually in Limousin, France. It was first held in 1968 and since 2005 it has been organised as a 2.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour. In 2011 it was upgraded to an 2.HC event. Between 1968 and 1974 it was an amateur race.

Winners[edit]

Rider Team
1968 France Martelozzo, PierrePierre Martelozzo (FRA)
1969 France Gutty, PaulPaul Gutty (FRA)
1970 France Duteil, FrancisFrancis Duteil (FRA)
1971 France Dubreuil, FrancoisFrançois Dubreuil (FRA)
1972 Soviet Union Dimitriev, JuriJuri Dimitriev (URS)
1973 France Dubreuil, FrancoisFrançois Dubreuil (FRA)
1974 Poland Szurkowski, RyszardRyszard Szurkowski (POL)
1975 France Campaner, FrancisFrancis Campaner (FRA)
1976 France Hinault, BernardBernard Hinault (FRA)
1977 France Hinault, BernardBernard Hinault (FRA)
1978 France Chaumaz, GilbertGilbert Chaumaz (FRA)
1979 France Vallet, BernardBernard Vallet (FRA)
1980 France Bittinger, ReneRené Bittinger (FRA)
1981 France Madiot, MarcMarc Madiot (FRA)
1982 France Salomon, EricEric Salomon (FRA)
1983 France Arnaud, DominiqueDominique Arnaud (FRA)
1984 Denmark Andersen, KimKim Andersen (DEN)
1985 France Marie, ThierryThierry Marie (FRA)
1986 France Gaigne, DominiqueDominique Gaigne (FRA)
1987 France Mottet, CharlyCharly Mottet (FRA)
1988 France Manfrin, Jean-MarcJean-Marc Manfrin (FRA)
1989 France Claveyrolat, ThierryThierry Claveyrolat (FRA)
1990 France Gayant, MartialMartial Gayant (FRA)
1991 Belgium Vermote, MichelMichel Vermote (BEL)
1992 France Boyer, EricEric Boyer (FRA)
1993 France Mottet, CharlyCharly Mottet (FRA)
1994 Germany Heppner, JensJens Heppner (DEU)
1995 Ukraine Tchmil, AndreiAndrei Tchmil (UKR)
1996 France Brochard, LaurentLaurent Brochard (FRA) Festina-Lotus
1997 Estonia Aus, LauriLauri Aus (EST) Casino
1998 France Cali, VincentVincent Cali (FRA) Casino-Ag2r
1999 France Heulot, StephaneStéphane Heulot (FRA) Française des Jeux
2000 France Halgand, PatricePatrice Halgand (FRA) Jean Delatour
2001 France Bouyer, FranckFranck Bouyer (FRA) Bonjour
2002 France Halgand, PatricePatrice Halgand (FRA) Jean Delatour
2003 Italy Lelli, MassimilianoMassimiliano Lelli (ITA) Cofidis
2004 France Fedrigo, PierrickPierrick Fédrigo (FRA) Crédit Agricole
2005 France Joly, SebastienSébastien Joly (FRA) Crédit Agricole
2006 Colombia Duque, LeonardoLeonardo Duque (COL) Cofidis
2007 France Fedrigo, PierrickPierrick Fédrigo (FRA) Bouygues Télécom
2008 France Hinault, SebastienSébastien Hinault (FRA) Crédit Agricole
2009 France Perget, MathieuMathieu Perget (FRA) Caisse d'Epargne
2010 Sweden Larsson, GustavGustav Larsson (SWE) Team Saxo Bank
2011 Belgium Leukemans, BjörnBjörn Leukemans (BEL) Vacansoleil-DCM
2012 Japan Arashiro, YukiyaYukiya Arashiro (JPN) Team Europcar
2013 Switzerland Elmiger, MartinMartin Elmiger (SUI) IAM Cycling
2014 Italy Finetto, MauroMauro Finetto (ITA) Neri Sottoli

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