Tour d'Egypte

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Tour d'Egypte
Race details
DateMid-February
RegionEgypt
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Africa Tour
TypeStage race
History
First edition1954 (1954)
Editions28 (as of 2016)
First winnerFlag of Belgium (civil).svg  René Van Meenen  (BEL)
Most winsFlag of Switzerland.svg  Urs Dietschi  (SUI) (2 Wins)
Most recentFlag of Greece.svg  Polychronis Tzortzakis  (GRE)

Tour d'Egypte is a professional road cycling stage race held annually each February in Egypt. Tour d'Egypte is part of the UCI Africa Tour.

Winners

YearCountryRiderTeam
1954Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium René Van Meenen
1955Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Hans Edmund Andresen
1956Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria Nentcho Christov
1957Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Werner Malitz
1958Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Anatolij Olizarenko
1959Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Gerard Löffler
1960Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Kurt Müller
1961Flag of Poland.svg  Poland Andrzej Piechaczek
1962Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Lothar Appler
1963–1974No race
1975Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Urs Dietschi
1976Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Urs Dietschi
1977–1985No race
1986Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Gintautas Umaras
1987–1995No race
1996Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine Yuri Sinoukov
1997Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Sergei Sinyukov
1998Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Vadim Kravchenko
1999Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt Amr Elnady
2000Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania Remigius Lupeikis
2001Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt Amr Elnady
2002Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia Radovan Husar Slovakia (national team)
2003Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Tiaan Kannemeyer Barloworld.com
2004Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia Maroš Kovác Dukla Trencin
2005Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Sergey Tretyakov Kazakhstan (national team)
2006Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Ilya Chernyshov Cycling Team Capec
2007Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Waylon Woolcock South Africa (national team)
2008Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Jay Robert Thomson Team MTN
2009Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Christoph Springer Heraklion-Nessebar
2010–2014No race
2015Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Francisco Mancebo Skydive Dubai–Al Ahli Pro Cycling Team
2016Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco Mounir Makhchoun Morocco (national team)
2017–2018No race
2019Flag of Greece.svg  Greece Polychronis Tzortzakis Tarteletto–Isorex

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