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Race details
English nameTour of the 11 Cities
Local name(s)Elfstedenronde (Dutch)
Circuit des Onze Villes (French)
Tour des Onze Villes (French)
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeOne-day race
OrganiserGolazo Sports
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First edition1943 (1943)
Editions41 (as of 2024)
First winner André Declerck (BEL)
Most wins
Most recent Alexander Kristoff (NOR)

The Elfstedenronde is a one-day road cycling race held annually in Belgium.[1] It was held originally from 1943 until 1989, and returned in 2017 as the Bruges Cycling Classic. The race has also been called the Tour des Onze Villes and the Circuit des Onze Villes. It is part of UCI Europe Tour in category 1.1.[2]


Year Country Rider Team
1943  Belgium André Declerck
1944 No race
1945  Belgium André Maelbrancke
1946  Belgium Sylvain Grysolle
1947  Belgium Désiré Keteleer
1948  Belgium August Van Gaever
1949  Belgium Julien Ardijns
1950  Belgium Georges Desplenter
1951  Belgium Marcel Kint Girardengo
1952  Belgium Hilaire Couvreur Terrot–Hutchinson
1953  Belgium Marcel Rijckaert Mercier–Hutchinson
1954  Belgium Hilaire Couvreur Girardengo–Eldorado
1955  Belgium Karel De Baere Mercier–BP–Hutchinson
1956  Belgium Marcel Rijckaert
1957  Belgium André Noyelle Bertin–The Dura
1958  Belgium Gabriel Borra Carpano
1959  Belgium Maurice Meuleman Peugeot–BP–Dunlop
1960  Netherlands Joop Captein Helyett–Leroux–Fynsec–Hutchinson
1961  Belgium Rik Van Steenbergen Solo–Van Steenbergen
1962  Belgium Emile Severeyns Solo–Van Steenbergen
1963  Netherlands Peter Post Dr. Mann–Labo
1964  Belgium Leon Vandaele Dr. Mann–Labo
1965  Belgium Rik Van Looy Solo–Superia
1966  Belgium Arthur Decabooter Wiel's–Gancia-Groene Leeuw
1967  Belgium Guido Reybrouck Roméo–Smith's
1968  Belgium Roger Rosiers Dr. Mann–Grundig
1969  Netherlands Leo Duyndam Caballero
1970  Belgium Daniel Van Ryckeghem Dr. Mann–Grundig
1971  Netherlands Harry van Leeuwen Flandria–Mars
1972  Belgium Hubert Hutsebaut Goldor–IJsboerke
1973  Belgium Patrick Sercu Brooklyn
1974  Belgium Freddy Maertens Carpenter–Confortluxe–Flandria
1975–1986 No race
1987  Netherlands Jos Lammertink Transvemij–Van Schilt
1988  Belgium Roger Ilegems Sigma–Fina
1989  Belgium Rudy Patry Histor–Sigma–Fina
1990–2016 No race
2017  Belgium Wout van Aert Vérandas Willems–Crelan
2018  Great Britain Adam Blythe Aqua Blue Sport
2019  Belgium Tim Merlier Pauwels Sauzen–Vastgoedservice
2020 No race due to the COVID-19 pandemic
2021  Belgium Tim Merlier Alpecin–Fenix
2022  Netherlands Fabio Jakobsen Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team
2023  Belgium Jasper Philipsen Alpecin–Deceuninck
2024  Norway Alexander Kristoff Uno-X Mobility


  1. ^ "Elfstedenronde". 2023.
  2. ^ "2017 Bruges Cycling Classic". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 17 June 2017.

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