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Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen

Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
Race details
DateMid September
RegionWest Flanders, Belgium
English nameChampionship of Flanders
Local name(s)Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen (in Dutch)
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
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First edition1908 (1908)
Editions107 (as of 2023)
First winner Robert Wancour (BEL)
Most wins Niko Eeckhout (BEL) (4 wins)
Most recent Jasper Philipsen (BEL)

Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen (Championship of Flanders) or Koolskamp Koerse is a single-day road bicycle race held annually in September in Koolskamp (part-municipality of Ardooie), West Flanders, Belgium.[1] Since 2005, the race is organized as a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour.[2][3]

The traditional yellow winner's jersey with the black lion, based on the flag of Flanders.


Briek Schotte won the 1941 edition.
2014 : Luka Mezgec (2), Arnaud Démare (1) & Jonas Van Genechten (3).
Year Country Rider Team
1908  Belgium Robert Wancour
1909  Belgium Robert Wancour
1910  Belgium Odile Defraye
1911  Belgium Leon Buysse
1912  Belgium Abel De Vogelaere
1913  Belgium René Anno
No race
1919  Belgium Jules Van Hevel
1920  Belgium Jules Van Hevel
1921  Belgium Pierre Vandevelde
1922  Belgium Alfons Van Hecke
1923  Belgium Julien Volbrecht
1924  Belgium Léon Devos
1925  Belgium Aimé Dossche
1926  Belgium Henri De Jaegher
1927  Belgium Léopold-Albert Matton
1928  Belgium Aimé Dossche
1929  Belgium Maurits Raes
1930  Belgium Alfred Haemerlinck
1931  Belgium Aimé Dossche
1932  Belgium Gerard Desmet
1933  Belgium Gerard Desmet
1934  Belgium Constant Van Impe
1935  Belgium Marcel Kint
1936  Belgium Julien Heernaert
1937  Belgium Marcel Claeys
1938  Belgium Sylvain Grysolle
No race
1941  Belgium Briek Schotte
1942  Belgium Robert Van Eenaeme
1943  Belgium Rik Van Steenbergen
1944 No race
1945  Belgium Sylvain Grysolle
1946  Belgium Achiel De Backer
1947  Belgium Albert Paepe
1948  Belgium Emmanuel Thoma
1949  Belgium Emile Van Der Veken
1950  Belgium Maurice Blomme
1951  Belgium Roger Decock
1952  Belgium Arsène Rijckaert
1953  Belgium Leon Delathouwer
1954  Belgium Briek Schotte
1955  Belgium Leon Delathouwer
1956  Belgium Léon Vandaele
1957  Belgium Léon Vandaele
1958  Belgium Léon Vandaele
1959  Belgium Rik Van Looy
1960  Belgium Gilbert Desmet
1961  Belgium Frans Demulder
1962  Belgium André Messelis
1963  Belgium Gustave Van Vaerenbergh
1964  Belgium Gustaaf Desmet
1965  Denmark Palle Lykke Jensen
1966  Belgium Eddy Merckx
1967  Netherlands Gerard Vianen
1968  Belgium Jos Huysmans
1969  Belgium Eric De Vlaeminck
1970  Belgium Noël Van Clooster
1971  Belgium Eric Leman
1972  Belgium Patrick Sercu
1973  Belgium Herman Vrijders
1974  Belgium Freddy Maertens
1975  Belgium Jos Huysmans
1976  Belgium Freddy Maertens
1977  Belgium Frans Verhaegen
1978  Belgium Daniel Willems
1979  Netherlands Fons van Katwijk
1980  Netherlands Theo de Rooy
1981  Belgium Patrick Versluys
1982  Belgium Gery Verlinden
1983  Belgium Patrick Devos
1984  Belgium Rudy Matthijs
1985  Belgium Eddy Vanhaerens
1986  Belgium Frank Van De Vijver
1987  Belgium Dirk Heirweg
1988  Belgium Marnix Lameire
1989  Belgium Etienne De Wilde
1990  Belgium Hendrik Redant
1991  Belgium Johan Museeuw
1992  Belgium Rik Van Slycke
1993  Belgium Sammie Moreels
1994  Netherlands Jelle Nijdam
1995  Belgium Johan Museeuw
1996  Belgium Nico Eeckhout
1997  Belgium Peter Van Petegem
1998  Belgium Nico Eeckhout
1999  Belgium Michel Vanhaecke
2000  Belgium Nico Eeckhout
2001  Belgium Paul Van Hyfte CSC–Tiscali
2002  France Jimmy Casper Française des Jeux
2003  Australia Baden Cooke
2004  France Jimmy Casper Cofidis
2005  Uzbekistan Sergey Lagutin Landbouwkrediet–Colnago
2006  Belgium Nico Eeckhout Chocolade Jacques–Topsport Vlaanderen
2007  Australia Baden Cooke
2008  Germany André Greipel Team Columbia
2009  Netherlands Steven de Jongh Quick-Step
2010  Australia Leigh Howard Team HTC–Columbia
2011  Germany Marcel Kittel Skil–Shimano
2012  Netherlands Ronan van Zandbeek Argos–Shimano
2013  Belgium Jens Debusschere Lotto–Belisol
2014  France Arnaud Démare
2015  Poland Michał Gołaś[a] Etixx–Quick-Step
2016  Belgium Timothy Dupont Verandas Willems
2017  Colombia Fernando Gaviria Quick-Step Floors
2018  Netherlands Dylan Groenewegen LottoNL–Jumbo
2019  Germany Jannik Steimle Deceuninck–Quick-Step
2020 No race due to the COVID-19 pandemic
2021  Belgium Jasper Philipsen Alpecin–Fenix
2022  Netherlands Fabio Jakobsen Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team
2023  Belgium Jasper Philipsen Alpecin–Deceuninck


  1. ^ In 2015, Jens Debusschere crossed the line first but was relegated to sixth place after the race jury decided that he had veered from his line, causing Dylan Groenewegen to crash.[4]


  1. ^ "Kamp. van Vlaanderen". 2023.
  2. ^ "Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen-Top-3 per edition". ProcyclingStats. 2023.
  3. ^ "Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen / Koolskamp (Bel) - Cat.1.1". (in French). Retrieved 5 October 2023.
  4. ^ "Golas wint de Leeuwentrui na declassering Debusschere" (in Dutch). 18 September 2015. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
  • "Erelijst" [Honour Roll]. Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen (in Dutch). Archived from the original on 23 August 2011. Retrieved 1 October 2011.
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