Profronde van Fryslan

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Profronde van Fryslan
Race details
Date Late June
Region Friesland, Netherlands
English name Tour of Friesland
Local name(s) Profronde van Fryslan (in Dutch)
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Europe Tour
Type One-day race
History
First edition 2004 (2004)
Editions 7 (as of 2010)
Most recent  Markus Eichler (GER)

Profronde van Fryslan is a single-day road bicycle race held annually in June in Friesland, Netherlands. Since 2007, the race is organized as a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour. Between 2004 and 2006 it was held as Noord-Nederland Tour, and in 2010 was known as the Batavus Pro Race.

Winners[edit]

Rider Team
2004 Multiple winners ([[|]])
2005 Netherlands van Dijk, StefanStefan van Dijk (NED) MrBookmaker.com-SportsTech
2006 Netherlands Vierhouten, AartAart Vierhouten (NED) Skil-Shimano
2007 Netherlands den Bakker, MaartenMaarten den Bakker (NED) Skil-Shimano
2008 Belgium Steegmans, GertGert Steegmans (BEL) Quick Step
2009 Netherlands van Hummel, KennyKenny van Hummel (NED) Skil-Shimano
2010 Germany Eichler, MarkusMarkus Eichler (GER) Team Milram

In 2004, due to the difficulty of the final 15 kilometres (9.3 mi), the organisers decided to award the leading group of 22 riders with an equal classification. The group consisted of: Tom Veelers, Arne Kornegoor, Rudie Kemna, Matthé Pronk, Eelke van der Wal, Allan Bo Andresen, Thorwald Venebergh, Roy Sentjens, Bobbie Traksel, Erik Dekker, Paul van Schalen, Arno Wallaard, Bert Hiemstra, Igor Abakoumov, Gerben Löwik, Rik Reinerink, Stefan Kupfernagel, Marvin van der Pluym, Dennis Haueisen, Nico Mattan, Niels Scheuneman and Preben Van Hecke.

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