Ronde van Limburg (Belgium)

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Tour of Limburg
Race details
Date Mid May
Region Limburg, Belgium
English name Tour of Limburg
Local name(s) Ronde van Limburg (Dutch)
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Europe Tour
Type One-day race
History
First edition 1950 (1950)
Editions 63 (as of 2016)
First winner  Jan Bogaerts (BEL)
Most wins  Ernest Sterckx (BEL)
 Willy Vannitsen (BEL)
 Jozef Abelshausen (BEL)
 Eric Vanderaerden (BEL)
(2 wins)
Most recent  Kenny Dehaes (BEL)

The Tour of Limburg is a European single day cycle race held in the Belgian region of Limburg. The race was first organized in 1933 and remained on the calendar until 1994, with the course typically in and around the city of Sint-Truiden. After 1994 it was no longer organised until it was reinstated in 2012 as a 1.2 event on the UCI Europe Tour, with the host city now Tongeren.

Winners[edit]

Rider Team
1933 Belgium Bonduel, FransFrans Bonduel (BEL) Dilecta-Wolber
1934 Belgium Roels, LodeLode Roels (BEL) Van Hauwaert
1935 Belgium Van Hassel, FransFrans Van Hassel (BEL) Génial Lucifer-Hutchinson
1936 Belgium D'Hooghe, MichelMichel D'Hooghe (BEL) Van Hauwaert
1937 Belgium Schepers, AlfonsAlfons Schepers (BEL) Colin-Wolber
1938 Belgium Huts, JosephJoseph Huts (BEL) Labor
1939 Belgium Spiessens, FransFrans Spiessens (BEL) Helyett-Hutchinson
1940 No race
1941 Belgium Dubuisson, AlbertAlbert Dubuisson (BEL) Helyett-Hutchinson
1942 Belgium Van Overloop, GustaafGustaaf Van Overloop (BEL) Alcyon-Dunlop
1943 Belgium Kint, MarcelMarcel Kint (BEL) Mercier-Hutchinson
1944 Belgium Sterckx, ErnestErnest Sterckx (BEL) A. Trialoux-Wolber
1945 Belgium Meulenberg, ÉloiÉloi Meulenberg (BEL) Alcyon-Dunlop
1946 Belgium Van Dijck, EdwardEdward Van Dijck (BEL) Roberty
1947 Belgium Claes, GeorgesGeorges Claes (BEL) Thompson
1948 Belgium Leysen, KarelKarel Leysen (BEL) L'Express
1949 Belgium Van Steenbergen, RikRik Van Steenbergen (BEL) Mercier-Hutchinson
1950 Belgium Bogaerts, JeanJean Bogaerts (BEL) Ruche-Dunlop
1951 Belgium Serin, HenriHenri Serin (BEL) Garin-Wolber
1952 Belgium De Corte, RogerRoger De Corte (BEL) Groene Leeuw
1953 Belgium De Wachter, GastonGaston De Wachter (BEL) L'Express
1954 Belgium Peeters, EdwardEdward Peeters (BEL) Peugeot-Dunlop
1955 Belgium Sterckx, ErnestErnest Sterckx (BEL) L'Avenir
1956 Belgium Schoubben, FransFrans Schoubben (BEL) Elvé-Peugeot
1957 Belgium Vannitsen, WillyWilly Vannitsen (BEL) Peugeot-BP-Dunlop
1958 Belgium Baens, RogerRoger Baens (BEL) Cureghem Sportif
1959 Belgium Paulissen, ValèreValère Paulissen (BEL) Mercier-BP-Hutchinson
1960 Belgium Vannitsen, WillyWilly Vannitsen (BEL) Carpano
1961 Belgium Van Geneugden, MartinMartin Van Geneugden (BEL) Carpano
1962 Netherlands Post, PeterPeter Post (NED) Flandria-Faema
1963 Belgium Wouters, JosJos Wouters (BEL) Solo-Terrot-Van Steenbergen
1964 Belgium Dewit, JosJos Dewit (BEL) Pelforth-Sauvage-Lejeune
1965 Belgium Van Coningsloo, GeorgesGeorges Van Coningsloo (BEL) Peugeot-BP-Michelin
1966 Belgium Deferm, FernandFernand Deferm (BEL) Mann-Grundig
1967 Belgium Sels, EdwardEdward Sels (BEL) Flandria-De Clerck
1968 Netherlands Duyndam, LeoLeo Duyndam (NED) Smith's
1969 Belgium Vekemans, WillyWilly Vekemans (BEL) Goldor-Hertekamp
1970 Netherlands Van Katwijk, JanJan Van Katwijk (NED) Willem II-Gazelle
1971 No race
1972 Belgium Abelshausen, JozefJozef Abelshausen (BEL) Watney-Avia
1973 Belgium Abelshausen, JozefJozef Abelshausen (BEL) Ijsboerke-Bertin
1974 Belgium Frans Verbeeck (BEL) Watney-Maes Pils
1975 Belgium Van Sweevelt, GuidoGuido Van Sweevelt (BEL) Maes Pils-Watney
1976 Belgium Van Looy, FransFrans Van Looy (BEL) Molteni-Campagnolo
1977 Belgium Laurens, MarcelMarcel Laurens (BEL) Ijsboerke-Colnago
1978 Belgium Peeters, WillemWillem Peeters (BEL) Ijsboerke-Gios
1979 Belgium Van Sweevelt, GuidoGuido Van Sweevelt (BEL) Ijsboerke-Warncke Eis
1980 Belgium Willems, DanielDaniel Willems (BEL) Ijsboerke-Warncke Eis
1981 Belgium Wijnants, LudwigLudwig Wijnants (BEL) Capri Sonne
1982 Belgium Devos, WernerWerner Devos (BEL) Boule d'Or-Sunair
1983 Belgium Matthijs, RudyRudy Matthijs (BEL) Boule d'Or-Colnago
1984 Belgium De Jonckheere, NoëlNoël De Jonckheere (BEL) Teka
1985 Belgium Vanderaerden, EricEric Vanderaerden (BEL) Panasonic
1986 Netherlands Wijnands, AdAd Wijnands (NED) Kwantum–Decosol–Yoko
1987 Belgium Arras, WimWim Arras (BEL) PDM–Concorde
1988 Belgium Vanderaerden, EricEric Vanderaerden (BEL) Panasonic-Isostar
1989 Belgium Cooman, JerryJerry Cooman (BEL) S.E.F.B.
1990 Belgium Planckaert, EddyEddy Planckaert (BEL) Panasonic-Sportlife
1991 No race
1992 Netherlands Koerts, JansJans Koerts (NED) PDM–Concorde
1993 Belgium Van Roosbroeck, PatrickPatrick Van Roosbroeck (BEL) La William-Duvel
1994 Belgium Wauters, MarcMarc Wauters (BEL) WordPerfect–Colnago–Decca
1995–
2011
No race
2012 Belgium Claeys, KevinKevin Claeys (BEL) Landbouwkrediet–Euphony
2013 Belgium Chevalier, OlivierOlivier Chevalier (BEL) Wallonie-Bruxelles
2014 Netherlands van der Poel, MathieuMathieu van der Poel (NED) BKCP–Powerplus
2015 Belgium Leukemans, BjörnBjörn Leukemans (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert
2016 Belgium Dehaes, KennyKenny Dehaes (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert

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