Tour of Valencia: Winners and records
Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, or Tour of Valencia, is in existence since 1929. It’s the first multiple-stage race in Europe. Cyclingstage.com brings you the recent winners and the records.
Recent winners Tour of Valencia:
2020: Tadej Pogacar (slo)
2019: Ion Izagirre (spa)
2018: Alejandro Valverde (spa)
2017: Nairo Quintana (col)
2016: Wouts Poels (nld)
2009 – 2015 no race/no winner
2008: Rubén Plaza (spa)
2007: Alejandro Valverde (spa)
2006: Antonio Colom (spa)
Record winners Tour of Valencia
Most overall victories (by far) were by Spaniards with Alejandro Valverde standing out. He is the only rider to win the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana three times. He was the victor in 2004, 2007 and 2018.
A number of riders did win the race twice. Fédérico Ezquerra, Salvador Botella, Fernando Manzaneque, José Pérez Francés, Melcior Mauri are all Spaniards, and the only non-Spanish rider on this list is Alex Zülle.
Melcior Mauri won the race in 1991 and 1992, making him the only rider to win the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana back-to-back.
Alessandro Petacchi took most stage victories, namely seven.
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