|Competition||UCI America Tour|
|Editions||35 (as of 2010)|
The Vuelta a Cuba (English: Tour of Cuba) was a multi-day road bicycle racing stage race held annually each February in Cuba. It was held from 1964 to 2010.When the UCI Continental Circuits were created in 2005, the Vuelta a Cuba was added to the UCI America Tour schedule.
|1964||Sergio "Pipián" Martínez||Matanzas|
|1966||Sergio "Pipián" Martínez (2)||Matanzas|
|1968||Sergio "Pipián" Martínez (3)||Cuba|
|1969||Sergio "Pipián" Martínez (4)||Cuba|
|1972||Aldo "Búfalo" Arencibia||Cuba|
|1973||Leonardo Hernández||Las Villas|
|1976||Aldo "Búfalo" Arencibia (2)||Cuba|
|1977||Carlos Cardet (2)||Cuba|
|1979||Carlos Cardet (3)||Cuba|
|1980||Aldo "Búfalo" Arencibia (3)||Habana|
|1981||Jorge A. Pérez||Cuba|
|1983||Olaf Jentszch||Germany A|
|1985||Alexander Zinoviev||URSS A|
|1986||Eduardo Alonso (2)||Cuba A|
|1987||Eduardo Alonso (3)||Cuba A|
|1988||Eduardo Alonso (4)||Cuba|
|1989||Eduardo Alonso (5)||Cuba A|
|1990||Eduardo Alonso (6)||Cuba|
|2000||Pedro Pablo Pérez||Cuba|
|2001||Pedro Pablo Pérez (2)||Cuba|
|2002||Filippo Pozzato||Mapei-Quick Step|
|2003||Todd Herriot||UPMC Fuji|
|2004||Pedro Pablo Pérez (3)||Cuba|
|2005||Damier Martinez||Cuba A|
|2006||Pedro Pablo Pérez (4)||Cuba|
|2007||Svein Tuft||Symmetrics Cycling Team|
|2008||Pedro Pablo Pérez (5)||Cuba|
|2010||Arnold Alcolea (2)||Cuba|
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