Tour of Greece

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Tour of Greece
Race details
Region Greece
Local name(s) Γύρος Ελλάδος (Greek)
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Europe Tour
Type Stage race
History
First edition 1968 (1968)
Final edition 2012 (2012)
First winner  J. Nielsen (DEN)
Final winner  Robert Vrečer (SLO)

The Tour of Greece was a cycling stage race held in Greece. It has been held intermittently since 1968, when it began as the Tour of Ancient Greece. It has not been held since 2012.

Past winners[edit]

Rider Team
1968 Denmark Nielsen, J.J. Nielsen (DEN)
1967–
1980
Unknown
1981 Greece Kanellopoulos, KanellosKanellos Kanellopoulos (GRE)
1982 Netherlands Manders, HenriHenri Manders (NED)
1983 Unknown
1984 Soviet Union Saitov, AsiatAsiat Saitov (URS)
1985 Soviet Union Romanov, IvanIvan Romanov (URS)
1986 Austria Konigshofer, RolandRoland Königshofer (AUT)
1987 East Germany Jentzsch, OlafOlaf Jentzsch (GDR)
1988 Soviet Union Umaras, GintautasGintautas Umaras (URS)
1989 East Germany Kühn, FrankFrank Kühn (DDR)
1990–
1997
No race
1998 Germany Liese, ThomasThomas Liese (GER)
1999–
2001
No race
2002 New Zealand MacMaster, FraserFraser MacMaster (NZL) Volksbank-Ideal
2003 Greece Anastopoulos, VassílisVassílis Anastopoulos (GRE) Volksbank-Ideal
2004 Kazakhstan Bazayev, AssanAssan Bazayev (KAZ) Kazakhstan (national team)
2005 Kazakhstan Dmitriyev, ValeriyValeriy Dmitriyev (KAZ) Kazakhstan (national team)
2006 Russia Brutt, PavelPavel Brutt (RUS) Tinkoff Restaurants
2007–
2010
No race
2011 Germany Schäfer, StefanStefan Schäfer (GER) LKT Team Brandenburg
2012 Slovenia Vrečer, RobertRobert Vrečer (SLO) Team Vorarlberg

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