Tour of the Alps: Recent winners

geraint thomas 2017 - Tour of the Alps: Recent winnersThe Tour of the Alps is a road race in Italy and Austria, that’s played out in April. First held in 1962 under the name Giro del Trentino, the race was rebranded in 2017. The route usually goes through the regions South Tyrol, Trentino (Italy) and Tyrol (Austria). Cyclingstage.com brings you the recent winners and all records.

Recent winners Tour of the Alps

2017: Geraint Thomas (gbr)
2016: Mikel Landa (spa)
2015: Richie Porte (aus)
2014: Cadel Evans (aus)
2013: Vincenzo Nibali (ita)
2012: Domenico Pozzovivo (ita)
2011: Michele Scarponi (ita)
2010: Alexandre Vinokourov (kaz)
2009: Ivan Basso (ita)
2008: Vincenzo Nibali (ita)

Records
Damiano Cunego is the repeat winner with the best palmares on this race. The Little Prince won the race three times, in 2004, 2006 and 2007.

Fransesco Moser, Paolo Savoldelli, Francesco Casagrande and Vincenzo Nibali took two wins.

Cunego, Savoldelli and Casagrande are the only riders who won the race back-to-back. Savoldelli did so in 1998 and 1999 and Casagrande in 2001 and 2002, while Cunego was successful in 2006 and 2007.

You might have guessed, but the Italians are record holder with most victories, winning the race thirty times.

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Richie PorteVincenzo NibaliMichele ScarponiDomenico PozzovivoGeraint ThomasMikel Landa

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