Tour of Norway

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Tour of Norway
Race details
Date May/June
Region Norway
Discipline Road
Organiser Cycling Event Norway AS
History
First edition 2011
Editions 8 (as of 2018)
First winner  Wilco Kelderman (NED)
Most wins  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) (3 wins)
Most recent  Eduard Prades (SPA)

The Tour of Norway is a road bicycle race held annually in Norway. It is considered as a successor to the stage race Ringerike GP, which is now a one-day race. It was started in 2011 as a result of the heightened interest in cycling in Norway, mainly due to good results of professional cyclists Thor Hushovd and Edvald Boasson Hagen. The race is ranked 2.HC on the UCI Europe Tour.

From the 2019 season the race will merge with Tour des Fjords to form a new six day stage race that will cover all of the of southern counties of Norway. The first edition will be held from May 28th until June 2nd 2019.

Winners[edit]

Rider Team
2011 Netherlands Wilco Kelderman (NED) Rabobank
2012 Norway Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Sky
2013 Norway Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Sky
2014 Poland Maciej Paterski (POL) CCC–Polsat–Polkowice
2015 Denmark Jesper Hansen (DEN) Tinkoff–Saxo
2016 Netherlands Pieter Weening (NED) Roompot–Oranje Peloton
2017 Norway Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Dimension Data
2018 Spain Eduard Prades (SPA) Euskadi–Murias

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