Tour de Luxembourg

The Tour de Luxembourg (since 2005 officially ŠkodaTour de Luxembourg ) is a bicycle race that is held annually in Luxembourg. The stage race is part of the UCI Europe Tour, and belongs to the 2.HC category. The highly demanding, over five stages run race is characterized by its consistently very hilly tracks. It is one of the first preparatory race for the Tour de France.

In the re-creation of the UCI ProTour, it had initially been called, the Tour de Luxembourg will rise in the Eneco Tour. Of this, however, was abandoned, so that the tour took place in 2005 for the 65th time and Škoda was presented as a title sponsor. The race was held for the first time in 1935; It usually takes place in early June.

In addition to numerous Luxembourgers who won in 1988, 1995 and 2007 a ​​Swiss and 2011 and 2013 a German the tour. Among the winners Lance Armstrong, who here has achieved his first success after conquered cancer disease belongs.

All time standings

  • 2013 Germany Paul Martens
  • 2011 Germany Linus Gerdemann
  • 2010 Italy Matteo Carrara
  • Fränk Schleck Luxembourg 2009
  • Joost Posthuma 2008 Netherlands
  • 2007 Switzerland Grégory Rast
  • 2006 United States C. Vande Velde
  • 2005 Hungary László Bodrogi
  • 2004 Belgium Maxime Monfort
  • France 2003 Thomas Voeckler
  • 2002, Sweden Marcus Ljungqvist
  • 2000 Italy Alberto Elli
  • 1999 Belgium Marc Wauters
  • 1998 United States Lance Armstrong
  • 1997 Belgium F. Vandenbroucke
  • 1996 Italy Alberto Elli
  • 1995 Switzerland Rolf Järmann
  • 1994 Netherlands Frans Maassen
  • 1993 Italy Maximilian Sciandri
  • 1992 France J.-P. Dojwa
  • 1991 Netherlands Gert -Jan Theunisse
  • 1990 France C. Lavainne
  • 1989 The Netherlands Michel Cornelisse

During the Nazi era, the one-day race was round discharged to Luxembourg:

All winners were Luxembourg under Nazi flag