Tour of China

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Tour of China
Race details
Date September
Region China
Local name(s) 环中国国际公路自行车赛 (Chinese)
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Asia Tour 2.1
Type Stage race
History
First edition 1995 (1995)
Editions 13 (as of 2016)
First winner  Viatcheslav Ekimov (RUS)
Most recent Tour of China I:
 Raffaello Bonusi (ITA)
Tour of China II:
 Marco Benfatto (ITA)

The Tour of China is an annual professional road bicycle racing stage race held in China since 1995. The race is sanctioned by the International Cycling Union (UCI) as a 2.1 category race as part of the UCI Asia Tour.

Since 2012, there are two parts of the Tour of China, Tour of China I and Tour of China II.

Past winners[edit]

Tour of China[edit]

Rider Team
1995 Russia Ekimov, ViatcheslavViatcheslav Ekimov (RUS) Novell–Decca–Colnago
1996 Sweden Andersson, MichaelMichael Andersson (SWE) Team Telekom
1997–
2001
No race
2002 Japan Iijima, MakotoMakoto Iijima (JPN) Japan (national team)
2003 Japan Abe, YoshiyukiYoshiyuki Abe (JPN) Shimano Racing
2004 Japan Fukushima, KojiKoji Fukushima (JPN) Bridgestone Anchor
2005 Kazakhstan Mizourov, AndreyAndrey Mizourov (KAZ) Cycling Team Capec
2006–
2009
No race
2010 Germany Müller, DirkDirk Müller (GER) Team Nutrixxion-Sparkasse
2011 Uzbekistan Khalmuratov, MuradjanMuradjan Khalmuratov (UZB) Giant Kenda Cycling Team

Tour of China I[edit]

Rider Team
2012 Denmark Pedersen, MartinMartin Pedersen (DEN) Christina Watches–Onfone
2013 Russia Pozdnyakov, KirillKirill Pozdnyakov (RUS) Synergy Baku Cycling Project
2014 Poland Gradek, KamilKamil Gradek (POL) BDC-Marcpol
2015 Italy Colli, DanieleDaniele Colli (ITA) Nippo-Vini Fantini
2016 Italy Bonusi, RaffaelloRaffaello Bonusi (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec

Tour of China II[edit]

Rider Team
2012 Germany Schumacher, StefanStefan Schumacher (GER) Christina Watches–Onfone
2013 Czech Republic Kaňkovský, AloisAlois Kaňkovský (CZE) ASC Dukla Praha
2014 Russia Shpilevsky, BorisBoris Shpilevsky (RUS) RTS-Santic Racing Team
2015 Italy Gavazzi, MattiaMattia Gavazzi (ITA) Amore & Vita-Selle SMP
2016 Italy Benfatto, MarcoMarco Benfatto (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec

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