Clásica de Almería

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Clásica de Almería
Race details
Date Early-March
Region Almería, Spain
English name Classic of Almería
Local name(s) Clásica de Almería (Spanish)
Discipline Road race
Competition UCI Europe Tour
Type Single-day
History
First edition 1986 (1986)
Editions 32 (as of 2017)
First winner  Miguel Ángel Martínez Torres (ESP)
Most wins  Massimo Strazzer (ITA) (2 wins)
Most recent  Magnus Cort (DNK)

The Clásica de Almería (English: Classic of Almería) is a single-day road bicycle race held annually in March in Almería, Spain, starting and finishing in Almería itself. Since 2005, the race is organised as a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour. Established in 1986, the race was run as an amateur event in its first six years. In 1992, it became fully professional.

Winners[edit]

Rider Team
1986 Spain martinez, Miguel AngelMiguel Ángel Martinez (ESP) Spain (national team)
1987 Spain Ortega, TomasTomás Ortega (ESP) CAM
1988 Spain Gonzalez, JoseJosé Gonzalez (ESP) Puertas Cerdán
1989 Spain Bernabe, JoseJosé Bernabé (ESP) Plastimer
1990 Spain Gonzalez, BernardoBernardo Gonzalez (ESP) CAM
1991 Spain Guenetxea, AsierAsier Guenetxea (ESP) Kaiku
1992 Denmark Weltz, JohnnyJohnny Weltz (DEN) ONCE
1993 Russia Ekimov, ViatcheslavViatcheslav Ekimov (RUS) Novemail-Histor
1994 Belgium Capiot, JohanJohan Capiot (BEL) TVM-Bison Kit
1995 Belgium Heynderickx, Jean-PierreJean-Pierre Heynderickx (BEL) Collstrop-Lystex
1996 Belgium Nelissen, WilfriedWilfried Nelissen (BEL) Lotto-Isoglass
1997 Italy Strazzer, MassimoMassimo Strazzer (ITA) Roslotto-ZG Mobili
1998 Italy Traversoni, MarioMario Traversoni (ITA) Mercatone Uno–Bianchi
1999 Czech Republic Svorada, JánJán Svorada (CZE) Lampre-Daikin
2000 Spain Galvez, IsaacIsaac Gálvez (ESP) Kelme-Costa Blanca
2001 Denmark Braikia, TayebTayeb Braikia (DEN) Lotto-Adecco
2002 Italy Strazzer, MassimoMassimo Strazzer (ITA) Phonak
2003 Brazil Pagliarini, LucianoLuciano Pagliarini (BRA) Lampre
2004 France Pineau, JeromeJérôme Pineau (FRA) Brioches La Boulangère
2005 Spain Gutierrez, IvanIván Gutiérrez (ESP) Illes Balears–Banesto
2006 Spain Perez, FranciscoFrancisco Pérez (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne–Illes Balears
2007 Russia Vorganov, EduardEduard Vorganov[1] (RUS) Karpin–Galicia
2008 Argentina Haedo, Juan JoseJuan José Haedo (ARG) Team CSC
2009 New Zealand Henderson, GregGreg Henderson (NZL) Team Columbia–High Road
2010 Netherlands Bos, TheoTheo Bos (NED) Cervélo TestTeam
2011 Italy Pelucchi, MatteoMatteo Pelucchi (ITA) Geox–TMC
2012 Australia Matthews, MichaelMichael Matthews (AUS) Rabobank
2013 Australia Renshaw, MarkMark Renshaw (AUS) Blanco Pro Cycling
2014 Republic of Ireland Bennett, SamSam Bennett (IRL) NetApp–Endura
2015 United Kingdom Cavendish, MarkMark Cavendish (GBR) Etixx–Quick-Step
2016 Australia Howard, LeighLeigh Howard (AUS) IAM Cycling
2017 Denmark Cort, MagnusMagnus Cort (DNK) Orica–Scott

References[edit]

  1. ^ Giuseppe Muraglia tested positive for hCG after winning the 2007 Clásica de Almería.

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