Giro di Sardegna

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Giro di Sardegna
Race details
DateLate-February
RegionSardinia, Italy
English nameTour of Sardinia
Local name(s)Giro di Sardegna (in Italian)
DisciplineRoad race
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeStage race
Web sitewww.girosardegna.com Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1958 (1958)
Editions29
Final edition2011
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 Antonin Rolland (FRA) L. Bobet-BP-Hutchinson
1959 Belgium Rik Van Looy (BEL) Faema–Guerra
1960 Netherlands Jo De Roo (NED) Helyett-Fynsec-Leroux
1961 Belgium Emile Daems (BEL) Philco
1962 Belgium Rik Van Looy (BEL) Flandria–Faema–Clément
1963 Italy Arnaldo Pambianco (ITA) Salvarani
1964 Italy Vittorio Adorni (ITA) Salvarani
1965 Belgium Rik Van Looy (BEL) Solo-Superia
1966 France Jacques Anquetil (FRA) Ford France-Geminiani
1967 Italy Luciano Armani (ITA) Salamini-Luxor
1968 Belgium Eddy Merckx (BEL) Faema
1969 Italy Claudio Michelotto (ITA) Max Meyer
1970 Belgium Patrick Sercu (BEL) Dreher
1971 Belgium Eddy Merckx (BEL) Molteni
1972 Italy Marino Basso (ITA) Salvarani
1973 Belgium Eddy Merckx (BEL) Molteni
1974 Belgium Rik Van Linden (BEL) IJsboerke-Colner
1975 Belgium Eddy Merckx (BEL) Molteni
1976 Belgium Roger De Vlaeminck (BEL) Brooklyn
1977 Belgium Freddy Maertens (BEL) Flandria–Velda–Latina Assicurazioni
1978 Norway Knut Knudsen (NOR) Bianchi-Faema
1979 No race
1980 Germany Gregor Braun (GER) Sanson
1981 No race
1982 Italy Giuseppe Saronni (ITA) Del Tongo
1983 Germany Gregor Braun (GER) Vivi-Benotto
1984–1995 No race
1996 Italy Gabriele Colombo (ITA) Gewiss Playbus
1997 Italy Roberto Petito (ITA) Saeco
1998–2008 No race
2009 Italy Daniele Bennati (ITA) Liquigas
2010 Czech Republic Roman Kreuziger (CZE) Liquigas–Doimo
2011 Slovakia Peter 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.