Ruta del Sol: Recent Winners
Each year in February, the Ruta del Sol is held in the deep south of Spain. After a first edition in 1925 it lasted until 1955 for the race - also called the Vuelta a Andalucía - to really take off. Cyclingstage.com brings you recent winners and records.
Recent winners Ruta del Sol
2018: Tim Wellens (bel)
2017: Alejandro Valverde (spa)
2016: Alejandro Valverde (spa)
2015: Chris Froome (gbr)
2014: Alejandro Valverde (spa)
2013: Alejandro Valverde (spa)
2012: Alejandro Valverde (spa)
2011: Markel Irízar (spa)
2010: Michael Rogers (aus)
2009: Joost Posthuma (nld)
2008: Pablo Lastras (spa)
2007: Oscar Freire (spa)
2006: Carlos García Quesada (spa)
Records Ruta del Sol
Alejandro Valverde feels right at home in Andalucia. He did win the race in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017, which makes him record holder. Furthermore, he took eight stages, making him record holder in that respect also.
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