Tour de Taiwan

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Tour de Taiwan
Race details
English nameTour of Taiwan
Local name(s)國際自由車環台公路大賽 (in Chinese)
CompetitionUCI Asia Tour 2.1
TypeStage race
OrganiserChinese Taipei Cycling Association
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First edition1978 (1978)
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.

Past winners[edit]

Year Country Rider Team
1994  Germany Ralf Schmidt
1999  New Zealand Brendan Vesty Navigare–Gaerne
2003  Iran Ghader Mizbani Giant Asia Racing Team
2004  Germany Moritz Milatz Merida Europe Team
2005  Iran Ahad Kazemi Giant Asia Racing Team
2006  Ireland Stephen Gallagher Giant Asia Racing Team
2007  United States Shawn Milne Health Net–Maxxis
2008  United States John Murphy Health Net–Maxxis
2009  Poland Krzysztof Jeżowski Merida Europe Team
2010  Ireland David McCann Giant Asia Racing Team
2011  Austria Markus Eibegger Tabriz Petrochemical Team
2012  Australia Rhys Pollock Drapac Cycling
2013  Australia Bernard Sulzberger Drapac Cycling
2014  France Rémy Di Gregorio Team La Pomme Marseille 13
2015  Iran Samad Pourseyedi Tabriz Petrochemical Team
2016  Australia Robbie Hucker Avanti IsoWhey Sports
2017  Spain Benjamín Prades Team Ukyo
2018  Japan Yukiya Arashiro Japan (national team)
2019  Australia Jonathan Clarke Floyd's Pro Cycling
2020  Australia Nicholas White Team BridgeLane
2021 No race due to COVID-19 pandemic
2022  Australia Ben Dyball Team Ukyo
2023  Netherlands Jeroen Meijers Terengganu Polygon Cycling Team

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