Tirreno-Adriatico: Winners and records

Simon Yates - Tirreno-Adriatico: Winners and recordsTirreno-Adriatico is essentially the Italian version of Paris-Nice, with grand tour specialists often choosing one of the two races in which to gauge their form before bigger goals. Cyclingstage.com brings you the records and recent winners in the Race of the Two Seas.

Recent winners Tirreno-Adriatico

2020: Simon Yates (gbr)
2019: Primoz Roglic (slo)
2018: Michal Kwiatkowski (pol)
2017: Nairo Quintana (col)
2016: Greg Van Avermaet (bel)
2015: Nairo Quintana (col)
2014: Alberto Contador (spa)

Tirreno-Adriatico records

Vincenzo Nibali won the Race of the Two Seas in 2012 and 2013 and is one of three riders to win two editions on the bounce, Italian legend Francesco Moser and Belgian Roger De Vlaeminck being the others. De Vlaeminck holds the incredible record of winning Tirreno six times in a row, dominating the field between 1972 and 1977.

Remarkably, The Cannibal Eddy Merckx never won Tirreno-Adriatico. It is one of the few races to escape the Belgian.

When talking about stage wins, Roger De Vlaeminck is record holder too. He pocketed fifteen stages in the Tirreno-Adriatico, while Peter Sagan’s palmares adds up to seven.

Alberto ContadorFabian CancellaraNairo QuintanaMichal KwiatkowskiVincenzo NibaliGreg van AvermaetPrimoz RoglicSimon Yates


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