Tour du Limousin

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Tour du Limousin
Race details
Date Mid-Late August
Region Limousin, France
English name Tour of Limousin
Local name(s) Tour du Limousin (in French)
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Europe Tour
Type Stage-race
First edition 1968 (1968)
Editions 51 (as of 2018)
First winner  Pierre Martelozzo (FRA)
Most wins  Francis Duteil (FRA)
 Charly Mottet (FRA)
 Patrice Halgand (FRA)
 Bernard Hinault (FRA)
 Pierrick Fédrigo (FRA)
(2 wins)
Most recent  Nicolas Edet (FRA)

Tour du Limousin is a 4-day road bicycle race held annually in Limousin, France. It was first held in 1968 and since 2005 it has been organised as a 2.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour. In 2011 it was upgraded to an 2.HC event, and downgraded to 2.1 since 2013. Between 1968 and 1974 it was an amateur race.


Rider Team
1968 France Pierre Martelozzo (FRA)
1969 France Paul Gutty (FRA)
1970 France Francis Duteil (FRA)
1971 France François Dubreuil (FRA)
1972 Soviet Union Juri Dimitriev (URS)
1973 France François Dubreuil (FRA)
1974 Poland Ryszard Szurkowski (POL)
1975 France Francis Campaner (FRA)
1976 France Bernard Hinault (FRA)
1977 France Bernard Hinault (FRA)
1978 France Gilbert Chaumaz (FRA)
1979 France Bernard Vallet (FRA)
1980 France René Bittinger (FRA)
1981 France Marc Madiot (FRA)
1982 France Eric Salomon (FRA)
1983 France Dominique Arnaud (FRA)
1984 Denmark Kim Andersen (DEN)
1985 France Thierry Marie (FRA)
1986 France Dominique Gaigne (FRA)
1987 France Charly Mottet (FRA)
1988 France Jean-Marc Manfrin (FRA)
1989 France Thierry Claveyrolat (FRA)
1990 France Martial Gayant (FRA)
1991 Belgium Michel Vermote (BEL)
1992 France Eric Boyer (FRA)
1993 France Charly Mottet (FRA)
1994 Germany Jens Heppner (DEU)
1995 Ukraine Andrei Tchmil (UKR)
1996 France Laurent Brochard (FRA) Festina–Lotus
1997 Estonia Lauri Aus (EST) Casino
1998 France Vincent Cali (FRA) Casino–Ag2r
1999 France Stéphane Heulot (FRA) Française des Jeux
2000 France Patrice Halgand (FRA) Jean Delatour
2001 France Franck Bouyer (FRA) Bonjour
2002 France Patrice Halgand (FRA) Jean Delatour
2003 Italy Massimiliano Lelli (ITA) Cofidis
2004 France Pierrick Fédrigo (FRA) Crédit Agricole
2005 France Sébastien Joly (FRA) Crédit Agricole
2006 Colombia Leonardo Duque (COL) Cofidis
2007 France Pierrick Fédrigo (FRA) Bouygues Télécom
2008 France Sébastien Hinault (FRA) Crédit Agricole
2009 France Mathieu Perget (FRA) Caisse d'Epargne
2010 Sweden Gustav Larsson (SWE) Team Saxo Bank
2011 Belgium Björn Leukemans (BEL) Vacansoleil–DCM
2012 Japan Yukiya Arashiro (JPN) Team Europcar
2013 Switzerland Martin Elmiger (SUI) IAM Cycling
2014 Italy Mauro Finetto (ITA) Neri Sottoli
2015 Italy Sonny Colbrelli (ITA) Bardiani–CSF
2016 United States Joey Rosskopf (USA) BMC Racing Team
2017 France Alexis Vuillermoz (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale
2018 France Nicolas Edet (FRA) Cofidis

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