Handzame Classic

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Handzame Classic
Race details
Date Late March
Region Flanders, Belgium
English name Handzame Classic
Local name(s) Handzame Classic (Dutch)
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Europe Tour
Type Part of the Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen (2002–2010)
One-day race (since 2011)
First edition 2002 (2002)
Editions 15 (as of 2017)
First winner  Johan Museeuw (BEL)
Most wins No repeat winners
Most recent  Kristoffer Halvorsen (NOR)

Handzame Classic is a European single day cycle race held in the Belgian region of Flanders, with a finish in Handzame. Having been a part of the Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen from 2002 to 2010, race organisers decided to run the race as a single-day race from 2011 and organized as a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour.


Rider Team
2002 Belgium Museeuw, JohanJohan Museeuw (BEL) Domo–Farm Frites
2003 France Casper, JimmyJimmy Casper (FRA) FDJeux.com
2004 Estonia Kirsipuu, JaanJaan Kirsipuu (EST) AG2R Prévoyance
2005 No race
2006 Australia McEwen, RobbieRobbie McEwen (AUS) Davitamon–Lotto
2007 Netherlands Dekkers, HansHans Dekkers (NED) Agritubel
2008 Belarus Hutarovich, YauheniYauheni Hutarovich (BLR) Française des Jeux
2009 Italy Napolitano, DaniloDanilo Napolitano (ITA) Team Katusha
2010 Germany Wagner, RobertRobert Wagner (GER) Skil–Shimano
2011 Belgium Schets, SteveSteve Schets (BEL) Donckers Koffie-Jelly Belly
2012 Italy Chicchi, FrancescoFrancesco Chicchi (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step
2013 Belgium Dehaes, KennyKenny Dehaes (BEL) Lotto–Belisol
2014 Slovenia Mezgec, LukaLuka Mezgec (SLO) Giant–Shimano
2015 Belgium Meersman, GianniGianni Meersman (BEL) Etixx–Quick-Step
2016 Slovakia Baška, ErikErik Baška (SVK) Tinkoff
2017 Norway Halvorsen, KristofferKristoffer Halvorsen (NOR) Joker Icopal

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