Ster ZLM Toer

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Ster ZLM Toer
Race details
DateMid-late June
RegionNetherlands, Belgium
English nameZLM Tour
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
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First edition1987 (1987)
Editions32 (as of 2021)
First winner Theo Gevers (NED)
Most wins Philippe Gilbert (BEL) (3 wins)
Most recent Mike Teunissen (NED)

The Ster ZLM Toer is a stage race cycling race, held in the southern Netherlands and Belgium as 2.1 race on the UCI Europe Tour (ZLM = current title sponsor). The race started in 1987 as an amateur race, and became a race for professional cyclists in 1996.[1]

Name of the race[edit]

  • 1987–1989 : Rondom Schijndel
  • 1990–1997 : Teleflex Tour
  • 1998–2000 : Ster der Beloften
  • 2001–2010 : Ster Elekrotoer
  • 2011– : Ster ZLM Toer - GP Jan van Heeswijk


Year Country Rider Team
1987  Netherlands Theo Gevers
1988  Netherlands Arno Ottevanger
1989  Netherlands Reem Kok
1990  Netherlands John Den Braber
1991  Netherlands Tristan Hoffman
1992  Netherlands Martin Van Steen
1993  Netherlands Servais Knaven
1994  Netherlands Jos Wolfkamp
1995  Netherlands Bennie Gosink
1996  United States Tyler Hamilton US Postal Service
1997  Netherlands Eddy Bouwmans Foreldorado-Golff
1998  Netherlands Karsten Kroon Rabobank GS3
1999  Germany Ralf Grabsch Team Cologne
2000  Belgium Andy De Smet Spar-OKI
2001  France Xavier Jan BigMat-Auber 93
2002  Netherlands Bart Voskamp BankGiroLoterij-Batavus
2003  Netherlands Gerben Löwik BankGiroLoterij
2004  Belgium Nick Nuyens Quick-Step–Davitamon
2005  Germany Stefan Schumacher Shimano-Memory Corp
2006  Norway Kurt Asle Arvesen Team CSC
2007  Netherlands Sebastian Langeveld Rabobank
2008  Italy Enrico Gasparotto Team Barloworld
2009  Belgium Philippe Gilbert Silence–Lotto
2010  Australia Adam Hansen Team HTC–Columbia
2011  Belgium Philippe Gilbert Omega Pharma–Lotto
2012  Great Britain Mark Cavendish Team Sky
2013  Netherlands Lars Boom Blanco Pro Cycling
2014  Belgium Philippe Gilbert BMC Racing Team
2015  Germany André Greipel Lotto–Soudal
2016[2]  Belgium Sep Vanmarcke LottoNL–Jumbo
2017[3]  Portugal José Gonçalves Team Katusha–Alpecin
2018 No race due to several stage finish host locations cancelling their interest[4]
2019  Netherlands Mike Teunissen Team Jumbo–Visma
2020–2021 No race due to the COVID-19 pandemic


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  2. ^ "Vanmarcke wins Ster ZLM Toer". 19 June 2016. Retrieved 15 June 2021.
  3. ^ "Ster ZLM Toer GP Jan van Heeswijk 2017: Stage 5 Results". 18 June 2017. Retrieved 15 June 2021.
  4. ^ "Ster ZLM Toer canceled". 11 April 2018. Retrieved 15 June 2021.

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