Grand Prix La Marseillaise

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Grand Prix La Marseillaise
Race details
Date
  • Late-January
  • Early-February
RegionSouth France
Local name(s)Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise (in French)
DisciplineRoad race
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour 1.1
TypeOne-day race
OrganiserLa Marseillaise
Web sitejournal-lamarseillaise.com Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1980 (1980)
Editions42 (as of 2021)
First winner Leo van Vliet (NED)
Most wins Eddy Planckaert (BEL)
 Edwig Van Hooydonck (BEL)
 Baden Cooke (AUS)
(2 times)
Most recent Aurélien Paret-Peintre (FRA)

Grand Prix Cycliste La Marseillaise, formerly known as the Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise, is a single-day road bicycle race held annually in February around the city of Marseille, France. Since 2005, the race is organized as a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour. It is usually the first race of the European calendar, one day before the stage-race Étoile de Bessèges, which is held in the same region.

Winners[edit]

Year Country Rider Team
1980  Netherlands Leo van Vliet TI–Raleigh
1981  Belgium Jan Bogaert Vermeer Thijs
1982  France Bernard Hinault Renault-Elf
1983  Netherlands Jan Raas TI–Raleigh
1984  Belgium Eddy Planckaert Panasonic–Raleigh
1985  France Charly Mottet Renault-Elf
1986  Belgium Eddy Planckaert Panasonic–Merckx–Agu
1987  Denmark Johnny Weltz Fagor
1988  Netherlands Ad Wijnands Superconfex–Yoko–Opel–Colnago
1989  France Thierry Claveyrolat RMO
1990  Belgium Etienne De Wilde Histor-Sigma
1991  Belgium Edwig Van Hooydonck Buckler–Colnago–Decca
1992  Belgium Edwig Van Hooydonck Buckler–Colnago–Decca
1993  France Didier Rous GAN
1994  France Gilles Delion Castorama
1995  Belgium Stéphane Hennebert Le Groupement
1996  Italy Fabiano Fontanelli MG Maglificio–Technogym
1997  France Richard Virenque Festina–Lotus
1998  Italy Marco Saligari Casino–Ag2r
1999  Belgium Frank Vandenbroucke Cofidis
2000  France Emmanuel Magnien Française des Jeux
2001  Denmark Jacob Piil CSC–Tiscali
2002  France Xavier Jan BigMat-Auber 93
2003  Belgium Ludo Dierckxsens Landbouwkrediet–Colnago
2004  Australia Baden Cooke FDJeux.com
2005  Denmark Nicki Sørensen Team CSC
2006  Australia Baden Cooke Unibet.com
2007  Great Britain Jeremy Hunt Unibet.com
2008  France Hervé Duclos-Lassalle Cofidis
2009[1]  France Rémi Pauriol Cofidis
2010  France Jonathan Hivert Saur–Sojasun
2011  France Jérémy Roy FDJ
2012  France Samuel Dumoulin Cofidis
2013  France Justin Jules La Pomme Marseille
2014  Belgium Kenneth Vanbilsen Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise
2015  Netherlands Pim Ligthart Lotto–Soudal
2016  Belgium Dries Devenyns IAM Cycling
2017  France Arthur Vichot FDJ
2018  France Alexandre Geniez AG2R La Mondiale
2019  France Anthony Turgis Direct Énergie
2020  France Benoît Cosnefroy AG2R La Mondiale
2021  France Aurélien Paret-Peintre AG2R Citroën Team

Winners by Nationality[edit]

# of Victories Country
19  France
11  Belgium
4  Netherlands
3  Denmark
2  Australia
2  Italy
1  United Kingdom

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CQ Ranking - GP d'Ouverture la Marseillaise".

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