Ronde van Drenthe

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The Ronde van Drenthe (German round of Drenthe ) is a Dutch cycling race .

The one-day race took place for the first time in 1960 and has been held annually at the beginning of April since then, with a few exceptions. It runs through the Dutch province of Drenthe . Part of the race leads over cobblestones , which is why it is also known as : Hel van het Noorden (German: Hell of the North ). This refers to the queen of the classics Paris – Roubaix ( French: L'Enfer du Nord (Hell of the North)), which takes place a week later. The round was only won four times by foreigners, including the Germans Markus Eichler and Marcel Sieberg . The race has been part of the UCI Europe Tour since 2005 and is classified in UCI category 1.1. In 2018 it was upgraded to the 1st HC race .

In 2011, the Ronde van Drenthe was merged into a stage race with the one-day race Dwars door Drenthe, which was founded in 2010 . Kenny van Hummel won both races and won the overall standings. The Italian Enrico Rossi won the first edition of Dwars door Drenthe in 2010 .

The women's race was part of the women's cycling world cup from 2007 to 2015 and was added to the calendar of the newly established UCI Women's WorldTour in 2016 .

Winners list


from 2012
year Dwars door Drenthe Ronde van Drenthe
2020 because Corona pandemic canceled
2019 NetherlandsNetherlands Pim Ligthart
2018 Czech RepublicCzech Republic František Sisr
2017 NetherlandsNetherlands Jan-Willem van Schip
2016 NetherlandsNetherlands Jesper Asselman
2015 ItalyItaly Manuel Belletti BelgiumBelgium Edward Theuns
2014 ItalyItaly Simone Ponzi BelgiumBelgium Kenny Dehaes
2013 canceled due to snowfall SwedenSweden Alexander Wetterhall
2012 NetherlandsNetherlands Theo Bos NetherlandsNetherlands Bertjan Lindeman
year Overall rating Dwars door Drenthe Ronde van Drenthe
2011 NetherlandsNetherlands Kenny van Hummel NetherlandsNetherlands Kenny van Hummel NetherlandsNetherlands Kenny van Hummel


Individual evidence

  1. Women's World Tour will replace the World Cup from 2016., September 25, 2015, accessed October 24, 2015 .

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