Tour de Bretagne

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Tour de Bretagne Cycliste
Tour de Bretagne cycliste Saint Ouën Jèrri 2010.jpg
Race details
Date April/May
Region France
English name Tour of Brittany
Local name(s) Tour de Bretagne trophée des granitiers
Ruban Granitier Breton
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Europe Tour 2.2
Type Stage race
History
First edition 1967 (1967)
Editions 51 (as of 2017)
First winner  Marcel Duchemin (FRA)
Most wins  Marcel Duchemin (FRA) (3 wins)
Most recent  Flavien Dassonville (FRA)

Tour de Bretagne Cycliste, also known as the Tour de Bretagne trophée des granitiers and formerly known as Ruban Granitier Breton, is an annual early season professional cycling stage race held in late April and early May in Brittany, France. The race often acts as a show case for upcoming riders of the under 23 category who race together with Elite riders. The race was renamed Tour de Bretagne in 2005 when the race also became a professional race.

The 2007 edition was dominated by Lars Boom and Edvald Boasson Hagen who both wore the leader's jersey and won stages of the race.[1]

The 2008 edition was dominated by the Rabobank team with defending champion Lars Boom and Coen Vermeltfoort winning two stages each. The Bretagne Armor Lux won the general classification with Benoît Poilvet.[2]

The 2010 edition started in Jersey - the first time stages of the race had been held outside Brittany.[3]

Past winners[edit]

Rider Team
1967 France Marcel Duchemin (FRA) OCC Laval
1968 France Guy Ignolin (FRA) Pelforth-Sauvage
1969 France Jean Paul Maho (FRA) Pelforth-Sauvage
1970 France Marcel Duchemin (FRA) Frimatic-De Gribaldy
1971 France Marcel Duchemin (FRA) Stella Philips
1972 France André Corbeau (FRA) CSM-Puteaux
1973 Soviet Union Boris Shukov (Soviet Union) USSR national team
1974 Poland Stanisław Szozda (POL) Poland national team
1975 Soviet Union Aleksandr Gusyatnikov (Soviet Union) USSR national team
1976 Soviet Union Boris Issaev (Soviet Union) USSR national team
1977 Belgium Daniel Willems (BEL) Belgium national team
1978 Poland Krzysztof Sujka (POL) Poland national team
1979 Poland Jan Jankiewicz (POL) Poland national team
1980 Italy Giorgio Casati (ITA) Italy national team
1981 Belgium Marc Somers (BEL) Belgium national team
1982 Belgium Wim Van Eynde (BEL) Belgium national team
1983 Soviet Union Youri Kashirin (Soviet Union) USSR national team
1984 East Germany Dan Radkte (East Germany) East Germany national team
1985 France Philippe Louviot (FRA) France national team
1986 France Gilles Sanders (FRA) Bleuets France Nord
1987 Soviet Union Igor Sumnikov (Soviet Union) USSR national team
1988 France Armand de Las Cuevas (FRA) France national team C
1989 Netherlands Harm Jansen (NED) Netherlands national team
1990 Portugal José Marques (POR) Portugal national team
1991 France Richard Vivien (FRA) Normandie (selection)
1992 Russia Eugeni Berzin (RUS) Russia national team
1993 France Dominique Bozzi (FRA) US Créteil
1994 Ukraine Anatoly Tchoubar (UKR) Ukraine national team
1995 France Sébastian Guenee (FRA) France national team
1996 France Stéphane Cueff (FRA) Mutuelle de Seine et Marne
1997 France Philippe Bresset (FRA) Jean Floch-Mantes
1998 France Vincent Templier (FRA) Jean Floch-Mantes
1999 France David Dumont (FRA) CC Nogent sur Oise
2000 France Martial Locatelli (FRA) Jean Floc'h
2001 France Guillaume Judas (FRA) Jean Floc'h
2002 France Cristophe Cousinie (FRA) France Police
2003 Kazakhstan Dimitry Muravyev (KAZ) Quick Step
2004 France Laurent Mangel (FRA) SCO Dijon
2005 France Stéphane Petilleau (FRA) Bretagne-Jean Floc'h
2006 Belgium Dries Devenyns (BEL) Beveren 2000–Quick Step
2007 Netherlands Lars Boom (NED) Rabobank Continental Team
2008 France Benoît Poilvet (FRA) Bretagne-Armor Lux
2009 France Julien Fouchard (FRA) Cotes D’Armor-Maitre Jacques
2010 France Franck Bouyer (FRA) Bbox Bouygues Telecom
2011 Hungary Péter Kusztor (HUN) Atlas Personal
2012 South Africa Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (RSA) MTN–Qhubeka
2013 Austria Riccardo Zoidl (AUT) Gourmetfein–Simplon
2014 Netherlands Bert-Jan Lindeman (NED) Rabobank Development Team
2015 Belgium Sébastien Delfosse (BEL) Wallonie-Bruxelles
2016 United States Adrien Costa (USA) United States national team
2017 France Flavien Dassonville (FRA) HP BTP–Auber93

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