Sachsen Tour

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Sachsen Tour
Sachsentour2007.svg
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 Bert Grabsch (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.
Rider Team
1985 East Germany Wolfgang Lötzsch (DDR)
1986 East Germany Uwe Ampler (DDR)
1987 East Germany Jens Heppner (DDR)
1988 East Germany Frank Kühn (DDR)
1989 East Germany Uwe Ampler (DDR)
1990 Netherlands Jans Koerts (NED)
1991 Germany Steffen Blochwitz (GER)
1992 Germany Jörn Reuß (GER)
1993 New Zealand Brendan Hart (NZL)
1994 New Zealand Brian Fowler (NZL)
1995 Germany Dirk Müller (GER)
1996 Germany Jens Voigt (GER)
1997 Russia Anton Chantyr (RUS)
1998 Germany Thomas Liese (GER)
1999 Germany Jörn Reuß (GER)
2000 Germany Thomas Liese (GER)
2001 Denmark Jørgen Bo Petersen (DEN)
2002 Switzerland Oskar Camenzind (SUI)
2003 Germany Fabian Wegmann (GER) Gerolsteiner
2004 Kazakhstan Andrey Kashechkin (KAZ) Crédit Agricole
2005 Australia Mathew Hayman (AUS) Rabobank
2006 Russia Vladimir Gusev (RUS) Discovery Channel
2007 Netherlands Joost Posthuma (NED) Rabobank
2008 Germany Bert Grabsch (GER) Columbia
2009 Germany Patrik Sinkewitz (GER) PSK Whirlpool-Author

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