Tour de Taiwan
|English name||Tour of Taiwan|
|Local name(s)||國際自由車環台公路大賽 (in Chinese)|
|Competition||UCI Asia Tour 2.1|
|Organiser||Chinese Taipei Cycling Association|
|Most recent||Jeroen Meijers (NED)|
The Tour de Taiwan is an annual professional road bicycle racing stage race held in Taiwan since 1978, and has been part of the UCI Asia Tour since 2005. It has been classed a 2.1 category race for the first time in 2012.
The Tour de Taiwan was established by Giant Sports Foundation's founder, King Liu, in 1978. The first race began in Taipei, continued through Western Taiwan, Southern Taiwan, Eastern Taiwan, and finally ended in Taipei.
This cycling tour championship has been recognized by the International Cycling Union (UCI) in 2005, and was integrated with the Taipei Cycle Show, organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, in 2006.
- Official website
- Tour de Taiwan palmares at Cycling Archives
- Statistics at the-sports.org
- Tour de Taiwan at cqranking.com
- Tour de Taiwan on Facebook