Giro di Sardegna

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Giro di Sardegna
Race details
Date Late-February
Region Sardinia, Italy
English name Tour of Sardinia
Local name(s) Giro di Sardegna (Italian)
Discipline Road race
Competition UCI Europe Tour
Type Stage race
History
First edition 1958 (1958)
Editions 29
Final edition 2011
First winner  Antonin Rolland (FRA)
Most wins  Eddy Merckx (BEL) (4 wins)
Final winner  Peter Sagan (SVK)

Giro di Sardegna (Tour of Sardinia) was a stage road bicycle race held on the island of Sardinia, an Italian region. It was rated 2.1 on the UCI Europe Tour. The race returned in 2009 after 11 years, but only lasted a further three editions before being cancelled due to budgetary problems in 2012.[1]

Winners[edit]

Rider Team
1958 France Rolland, AntoninAntonin Rolland (FRA) L. Bobet-BP-Hutchinson
1959 Belgium Looy, Rik VanRik Van Looy (BEL) Faema–Guerra
1960 Netherlands Roo, Jo DeJo De Roo (NED) Helyett-Fynsec-Leroux
1961 Belgium Daems, EmileEmile Daems (BEL) Philco
1962 Belgium Looy, Rik VanRik Van Looy (BEL) Flandria–Faema–Clément
1963 Italy Pambianco, ArnaldoArnaldo Pambianco (ITA) Salvarani
1964 Italy Adorni, VittorioVittorio Adorni (ITA) Salvarani
1965 Belgium Looy, Rik VanRik Van Looy (BEL) Solo-Superia
1966 France Anquetil, JacquesJacques Anquetil (FRA) Ford France-Geminiani
1967 Italy Armani, LucianoLuciano Armani (ITA) Salamini-Luxor
1968 Belgium Merckx, EddyEddy Merckx (BEL) Faema
1969 Italy Michelotto, ClaudioClaudio Michelotto (ITA) Max Meyer
1970 Belgium Sercu, PatrickPatrick Sercu (BEL) Dreher
1971 Belgium Merckx, EddyEddy Merckx (BEL) Molteni
1972 Italy Basso, MarinoMarino Basso (ITA) Salvarani
1973 Belgium Merckx, EddyEddy Merckx (BEL) Molteni
1974 Belgium Linden, Rik VanRik Van Linden (BEL) IJsboerke-Colner
1975 Belgium Merckx, EddyEddy Merckx (BEL) Molteni
1976 Belgium De Vlaeminck, RogerRoger De Vlaeminck (BEL) Brooklyn
1977 Belgium Maertens, FreddyFreddy Maertens (BEL) Flandria–Velda–Latina Assicurazioni
1978 Norway Knudsen, KnutKnut Knudsen (NOR) Bianchi-Faema
1979 No race
1980 Germany Braun, GregorGregor Braun (GER) Sanson
1981 No race
1982 Italy Saronni, GiuseppeGiuseppe Saronni (ITA) Del Tongo
1983 Germany Braun, GregorGregor Braun (GER) Vivi-Benotto
1984–1995 No race
1996 Italy Colombo, GabrieleGabriele Colombo (ITA) Gewiss Playbus
1997 Italy Petito, RobertoRoberto Petito (ITA) Saeco
1998–2008 No race
2009 Italy Bennati, DanieleDaniele Bennati (ITA) Liquigas
2010 Czech Republic Kreuziger, RomanRoman Kreuziger (CZE) Liquigas–Doimo
2011 Slovakia Sagan, PeterPeter Sagan (SVK) Liquigas–Cannondale

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Giro di Sardegna falls by the wayside for 2012". Cycling News. 4 February 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2012.