Volta da Ascension

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The Volta Ciclista da Ascension is a former Spanish cycling race .

The stage race took place around the city of Santiago de Compostela in the autonomous community of Galicia . From 1975 to 1988 it was held annually as an amateur event. In the first two years it was a purely team competition, that is, there was no overall individual classification. Between 1989 and 2006 the race took place only once in 1991, followed by a 15-year break.

From 2007 to 2009 the event was held annually, initially in 2007 as a national race. Since 2008 the tour has been part of the UCI Europe Tour racing series, where it is classified in category 2.2.


  • 1986 Isidro Araújo PenabellaSpainSpain
  • 1985 Rufino Alonso CristóbalSpainSpain
  • 1984 José Luís Blanco SotoSpainSpain
  • 1983 Camilo Figueroa FernándezSpainSpain
  • 1982 Arsenio González GutiérrezSpainSpain
  • 1981 Julián Gorospe ArtabeSpainSpain
  • 1980 Fabián García RodríguezSpain 1977Spain
  • 1979 José Luís RodríguezSpain 1977Spain
  • 1978 Fortunato GrecianoSpain 1977Spain
  • 1977 Carlos Machín RodríguezSpain 1977Spain
  • 1976 Lugones de Asturias *Spain 1945Spain
  • 1975 Almogavares de Cataluña *Spain 1945Spain

* Winner of the overall team classification; In 1975 and 1976 there was no individual evaluation

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. voltaascension.com: Santiago alberga xa aos vinte equipos que mañá afrontarán a proba de maior rango de Galicia no 2008 ( Memento of the original from May 3, 2008 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (Galician) Retrieved June 21, 2008 @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.voltaascension.com