Emakumeen Euskal Bira

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Emakumeen Bira
Emakumeen Bira logo.svg
Race details
DateMay/June
RegionBasque, Spain
DisciplineRoad race
TypeStage race
OrganiserIurreta Txirrindulari Elkartea
Web site www.birawwt.eus OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
History
First edition1988 (1988)
Editions32 (as of 2019)
First winnerFlag of Spain.svg  Imma De Carlos  (ESP)
Most winsFlag of Germany.svg  Hanka Kupfernagel  (GER)
(3 wins)
Most recentFlag of Italy.svg  Elisa Longo Borghini  (ITA)
The race in 2010 Emakumeen bira txorierrin (4539852017).jpg
The race in 2010

The Emakumeen Euskal Bira is a women's cycling race held in the Basque region of Spain. It has been held annually since 1988, starting out as a two-stage race and building up to five stages in 2007. One of these stages is always a double stage. It was rated a 2.1 category race from 1988 to 2017 and a 2.WWT event from 2018.

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The name of the race changed during the years, from 1988 to 2007 it was called Emakumeen Bira and from 2008 to 2011 Iurreta-Emakumeen Bira.

Winners

The podium in 2016. PodiumBira2016.JPG
The podium in 2016.
YearFirstSecondThird
1988Flag of Spain.svg  Imma De Carlos  (ESP)
1989Flag of Spain.svg  Maria Mora  (ESP)
1990Flag of Spain.svg  Josune Gorostidi  (ESP)
1991Flag of Spain.svg  Joane Somarriba  (ESP)
1992Flag of Slovakia.svg  Lenka Ilavská  (SVK)Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Elena Barillová  (CZE)Flag of Spain.svg  Teodora Ruano  (ESP)
1993Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Elena Barillová  (CZE)Flag of Slovakia.svg  Lenka Ilavská  (SVK)Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Ildiko Paczová  (CZE)
1994Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Elena Barillová  (CZE)Flag of France.svg  Elisabeth Brunel  (FRA)Flag of Russia.svg  Maria Tsal  (RUS)
1995Flag of France.svg  Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli  (FRA)Flag of Slovakia.svg  Lenka Ilavská  (SVK)Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Tatjana Kaveriná  (CZE)
1996Flag of Spain.svg  Teodora Ruano  (ESP)Flag of Slovakia.svg  Lenka Ilavská  (SVK)Flag of Spain.svg  Joane Somarriba  (ESP)
1997Flag of Germany.svg  Hanka Kupfernagel  (GER)Flag of Italy.svg  Alessandra Cappellotto  (ITA)Flag of Switzerland.svg  Diana Rast  (SUI)
1998Flag of Germany.svg  Hanka Kupfernagel  (GER)Flag of Slovakia.svg  Lenka Ilavská  (SVK)Flag of Russia.svg  Ita Kryjanovskaya  (RUS)
1999Flag of Germany.svg  Hanka Kupfernagel  (GER)Flag of Spain.svg  Joane Somarriba  (ESP)Flag of Russia.svg  Valentina Gerasimova  (RUS)
2000Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Leontien van Moorsel  (NED)Flag of Ukraine.svg  Tatyana Stiaykyna  (UKR)Flag of Ukraine.svg  Zinaida Stahurskaya  (UKR)
2001Flag of Spain.svg  Joane Somarriba  (ESP)Flag of San Marino.svg  Daniela Veronesi  (SMR)Flag of France.svg  Fany Lecourtois  (FRA)
2002Flag of Lithuania.svg  Edita Pučinskaitė  (LTU)Flag of Spain.svg  Eneritz Iturriaga  (ESP)Flag of Ukraine.svg  Zinaida Stahurskaya  (UKR)
2003Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Mirjam Melchers  (NED)Flag of Russia.svg  Olga Sliossareva  (RUS)Flag of Lithuania.svg  Jolanta Polikevičiūtė  (LTU)
2004Flag of Spain.svg  Joane Somarriba  (ESP)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Mirjam Melchers  (NED)Flag of Italy.svg  Fabiana Luperini  (ITA)
2005Flag of Russia.svg  Svetlana Bubnenkova  (RUS)Flag of Germany.svg  Trixi Worrack  (GER)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Mirjam Melchers  (NED)
2006Flag of Italy.svg  Fabiana Luperini  (ITA)Flag of Sweden.svg  Susanne Ljungskog  (SWE)Flag of Switzerland.svg  Nicole Brändli  (SUI)
2007Flag of Sweden.svg  Susanne Ljungskog  (SWE)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Marianne Vos  (NED)Flag of Switzerland.svg  Nicole Brändli  (SUI)
2008Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Marianne Vos  (NED)Flag of Italy.svg  Tatiana Guderzo  (ITA)Flag of Germany.svg  Louise Keller  (GER)
2009Flag of Germany.svg  Judith Arndt  (GER)Flag of Germany.svg  Claudia Häusler  (GER)Flag of the United States.svg  Mara Abbott  (USA)
2010Flag of Germany.svg  Claudia Häusler  (GER)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Annemiek van Vleuten  (NED)Flag of Germany.svg  Judith Arndt  (GER)
2011Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Marianne Vos  (NED)Flag of Sweden.svg  Emma Johansson  (SWE)Flag of Germany.svg  Judith Arndt  (GER)
2012 Flag of Germany.svg  Judith Arndt  (GER)Flag of Sweden.svg  Emma Johansson  (SWE)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Annemiek van Vleuten  (NED)
2013 Flag of Sweden.svg  Emma Johansson  (SWE)Flag of Italy.svg  Elisa Longo Borghini  (ITA)Flag of the United States.svg  Evelyn Stevens  (USA)
2014 Flag of France.svg  Pauline Ferrand-Prévot  (FRA)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Marianne Vos  (NED)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Anna van der Breggen  (NED)
2015 Flag of Poland.svg  Katarzyna Niewiadoma  (POL)Flag of South Africa.svg  Ashleigh Moolman  (RSA)Flag of Sweden.svg  Emma Johansson  (SWE)
2016 Flag of Sweden.svg  Emma Johansson  (SWE)Flag of the United States.svg  Megan Guarnier  (USA)Flag of South Africa.svg  Ashleigh Moolman  (RSA)
2017 Flag of South Africa.svg  Ashleigh Moolman  (RSA)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Annemiek van Vleuten  (NED)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Katrin Garfoot  (AUS)
2018 Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Amanda Spratt  (AUS)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Annemiek van Vleuten  (NED)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Anna van der Breggen  (NED)
2019 Flag of Italy.svg  Elisa Longo Borghini  (ITA)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Amanda Spratt  (AUS)Flag of Italy.svg  Soraya Paladin  (ITA)

Multiple winners

WinsRiderEditions
3Flag of Spain.svg  Joane Somarriba  (ESP)1991, 2000, 2004
Flag of Germany.svg  Hanka Kupfernagel  (GER)1997, 1998, 1999
2Flag of Slovakia.svg  Elena Barillová  (SVK)1993, 1994
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Marianne Vos  (NED)2008, 2011
Flag of Germany.svg  Judith Arndt  (GER)2009, 2012
Flag of Sweden.svg  Emma Johansson  (SWE)2013, 2016

Wins per country

WinsCountry
7Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
6Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
4Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
3Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia, Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
2Flag of France.svg  France, Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia, Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania, Flag of Poland.svg  Poland, Flag of Russia.svg  Russia, Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa

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