Sachsen Tour

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Sachsen Tour
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Map of 2007 Sachsen Tour
Race details
DateLate July
RegionSaxony, Germany
English nameInternational Saxony Tour
Local name(s)Sachsen-Tour International (in German)
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeStage-race
History
First edition1985 (1985)
Editions24 (as of 2008)
First winner Wolfgang Lötzsch (DDR)
Most wins Uwe Ampler (DDR)
 Jörn Reuß (GER)
 Thomas Liese (GER)
(2 wins)
Most recent Patrik Sinkewitz (GER)

The Sachsen Tour is a multi-stage road bicycle race held in the region of Saxony, Germany. It was first held in 1985 and since 2005 it has been organised as a 2.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour. Between 1985 and 1995 it was an amateur race.

It is usually held in 5 stages, running through all of Saxony. This includes flat stages as well as mountain stages in the Erzgebirge.

Winners[edit]

3. stage 2008: Escapee in Wurzen.
Year Country Rider Team
1985  East Germany Wolfgang Lötzsch
1986  East Germany Uwe Ampler
1987  East Germany Jens Heppner
1988  East Germany Frank Kühn
1989  East Germany Uwe Ampler
1990  Netherlands Jans Koerts
1991  Germany Steffen Blochwitz
1992  Germany Jörn Reuß
1993  New Zealand Brendan Hart
1994  New Zealand Brian Fowler
1995  Germany Dirk Müller
1996  Germany Jens Voigt
1997  Russia Anton Chantyr
1998  Germany Thomas Liese
1999  Germany Jörn Reuß
2000  Germany Thomas Liese
2001  Denmark Jørgen Bo Petersen
2002   Switzerland Oskar Camenzind
2003  Germany Fabian Wegmann Gerolsteiner
2004  Kazakhstan Andrey Kashechkin Crédit Agricole
2005  Australia Mathew Hayman Rabobank
2006  Russia Vladimir Gusev Discovery Channel
2007  Netherlands Joost Posthuma Rabobank
2008  Germany Bert Grabsch Columbia
2009  Germany Patrik Sinkewitz PSK Whirlpool-Author

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