Tour du Maroc

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Tour du Maroc
Race details
Date Early March
Region Morocco
English name Tour of Morocco
Discipline Road race
Competition UCI Africa Tour
Type Stage race
History
First edition 1937 (1937)
Editions 42 (as of 2018)
First winner  Mariano Canardo (ESP)
Most wins  Mohamed El Gourch (MAR) (3 wins)
Most recent  David Rivière (FRA)

Tour du Maroc is the most important road bicycle race in the African state of Morocco. The editions 1957–1993 were reserved to amateurs. Since 2006, it is organized as a 2.2 event on the UCI Africa Tour.

Winners[edit]

Rider Team
1937 Spain Mariano Canardo (ESP) France Sport-Dunlop
1938 Spain Mariano Canardo (ESP) France Sport-Dunlop
1939 France Oreste Bernardoni (FRA) Terrot-Hutchinson
1940–1948 No race
1949 France André Brule (FRA) Chaplait-Hutchinson
1950 Italy Olimpio Bizzi (ITA) Guerra
1951 France Attilio Redolfi (FRA) Mercier-Hutchinson
1952 Italy Franco Giacchero (ITA) Bianchi-Pirelli
1953 Belgium Hilaire Couvreur (BEL) Terrot-Hutchinson
1954 Switzerland Marcel Huber (SUI)
1955 Belgium Jan Adriaensens (BEL)
1956 No race
1957 France Francis Anastasi (FRA)
1958 No race
1959 Belgium André Bar (BEL)
1960 Morocco Mohamed El Gourch (MAR)
1961–1963 No race
1964 Morocco Mohamed El Gourch (MAR)
1965 Morocco Mohamed El Gourch (MAR)
1966 No race
1967 Sweden Gösta Pettersson (SWE)
1968 Sweden Curt Söderlund (SWE)
1969 Switzerland Walter Bürki (SUI)
1970 No race
1971 France Claude Magni (FRA)
1972 Soviet Union Valery Likhatchov (URS)
1973 No race
1974 Soviet Union Andris Jacobson (URS)
1975 No race
1976 Soviet Union Viktor Bantchenkov (URS)
1977–1980 No race
1981 Czechoslovakia Ladislav Ferebauer (TCH)
1982 No race
1983 Germany Andreas Petermann (GER)
1984 No race
1985 Soviet Union Marat Ganeyev (URS)
1986 No race
1987 Soviet Union Arturas Kasputis (URS)
1988–1992 No race
1993 France Régis Simon (FRA)
1994–2000 No race
2001 New Zealand Nathan Dahlberg (NZL) Marco Polo Cycling Club
2002–2003 No race
2004 South Africa Jeremy Maartens (RSA) South Africa (national team)
2005 No race
2006 Slovakia Jan Sipeky (SVK) Dukla Trenčín
2007 South Africa Nicholas White (RSA) South Africa (national team)
2008 Russia Alexey Shchebelin (RUS) Cinelli-OPD
2009 Kazakhstan Alexandr Dymovskikh (KAZ) Brisaspor
2010 Slovenia Dean Podgornik (SLO) Loborika
2011 Morocco Mouhssine Lahsaini (MAR) Morocco (national team A)
2012 South Africa Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (RSA) MTN–Qhubeka
2013 France Mathieu Perget (FRA) CMI-Greenover
2014 France Julien Loubet (FRA) GSC Blagnac
2015 Poland Tomasz Marczyński (POL) Torku Şekerspor
2016 Germany Stefan Schumacher (GER) Christina Jewelry Pro Cycling
2017 Morocco Anass Aït El Abdia (MAR) Morocco (national team)
2018 France David Rivière (FRA) Vendée U–Pays de la Loire

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