Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise

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Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise
Race details
Date
  • Late-January
  • Early-February
Region South France
Local name(s) Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise (in French)
Discipline Road race
Competition UCI Europe Tour
Type One-day
Organiser La Marseillaise
History
First edition 1980 (1980)
Editions 39 (as of 2018)
First winner  Leo van Vliet (NED)
Most wins  Eddy Planckaert (BEL)
 Edwig Van Hooydonck (BEL)
 Baden Cooke (AUS)
(2 times)
Most recent  Alexandre Geniez (FRA)

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]

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

Winners by Nationality[edit]

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

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