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Ronde van Vlaanderen U23

Ronde Van Vlaanderen Beloften
Race details
DateEarly April
RegionFlanders, Belgium
English nameTour of Flanders for U23
Local name(s)Ronde van Vlaanderen Beloften
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
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First edition1936 (1936)
Editions74 (as of 2018)
First winner W.'t Jolijn (BEL)
Most wins Ludovic Capelle (BEL) (2 wins)
Most recent Andreas Stokbro (DEN)

Ronde Van Vlaanderen Beloften (English: Tour of Flanders U23) is a Flanders Classics road bicycle race. It is the version of the Tour of Flanders for under-23 riders and is usually contested a week after the Ronde van Vlaanderen. Ludovic Capelle is the only rider who has been able to win this race twice. Since 2008 the race has been included on the Cup of Nations calendar, and it is restricted to national teams.


Year Country Rider Team
1936  Belgium W.'t Jolijn
1937  Belgium Roger Dujardin
1938  Belgium André Declerck
1939  Belgium Albert Sercu
No race
1947  Belgium Florent Rondelé
1948  Belgium Roger Decock
1949  Belgium Valèra Mekeirel
1950  Belgium Joseph Lefèvre
1951  Belgium Aimé Deschacht
1952  Belgium Lucien Victor
1953  Belgium René Muylle
1954  Netherlands Wim Rusman
1955  Belgium Arthur Decabooter
1956  Belgium Gustaaf De Smet
1957  Belgium José Denoyette
1958  Belgium Georges Mortiers
1959  Belgium Constant Goossens
1960  Belgium Willy Vanden Berghen
1961  Belgium Ernest Dumez
1962  Belgium Edward Sels
No race
1965  Belgium Jozef Boons
1966  Belgium Gregoire Van Kuyck
1967  Belgium Valère Vansweevelt
1968  Belgium André Dierickx
1969  Belgium Rik Van Linden
1970  Belgium Marcel Sannen
1971  Belgium Marc Demeyer
1972  Belgium Yvan Benaets
1973  Belgium Marc Meernhout
1974  Belgium Marcel Van der Slagmolen
1975  Belgium Eddy Copmans
1976  Belgium Paul De Keyser
1977  Belgium Johnny De Nul
1978  Belgium Patrick Devos
1979  Belgium Luc Colijn
1980  Belgium Werner Devos
1981  Belgium Eric Vanderaerden
1982  Belgium Noël Segers
1983  Belgium Frank Verleyen
1984  Belgium Philippe Deleye
1985  Belgium Franky Pattyn
1986  Belgium Edwig Van Hooydonck
1987  Belgium Marc Assez
1988  Belgium Eddy Van Craeynest
1989  Belgium Peter Hoydonckx
1990  Belgium Wim Sels
1991  Belgium Nico Desmet
1992  Belgium Wim Omloop
1993  Belgium Mario Liboton
1994  Belgium Ludo Giesberts
1995  Belgium Johan De Geyter
1996  Belgium Ludovic Capelle
1997  Belgium Ludovic Capelle
1998  Belgium Jurgen Guns
1999  Belgium Kevin Hulsmans
2000  Netherlands Bobbie Traksel Rabobank Beloften
2001  Belgium Roy Sentjens Rabobank Beloften
2002  Belgium Nick Nuyens Domo–Latexco Retie
2003  Belgium Wim De Vocht Quick-Step–Davitamon–Latexco
2004  Italy Giovanni Visconti Italy (national team)
2005  Belgium Kenny Dehaes–Davo
2006  Belgium Kevyn Ista VC Roubaix
2007  Moldova Alexandre Pliușchin Chambéry Cyclisme Formation
2008  Latvia Gatis Smukulis Latvia (national team)
2009  Belgium Jan Ghyselinck Belgium (national team)
2010  Slovenia Marko Kump Slovenia (national team)
2011  Italy Salvatore Puccio Italy (national team)
2012  Belgium Kenneth Vanbilsen Belgium (national team)
2013  Germany Rick Zabel Germany (national team)
2014  Netherlands Dylan Groenewegen Netherlands (national team)
2015  Australia Alex Edmondson Australia (national team)
2016  Slovenia David Per Slovenia (national team)
2017  Ireland Eddie Dunbar Ireland (national team)
2018  Australia James Whelan Australia (national team)
2019  Denmark Andreas Stokbro Denmark (national team)
No race due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Belgium[1][2]


  1. ^ "Tour of Flanders U23 will not take place for the time being". Tour of Flanders. Flanders Classics. 18 March 2020. Retrieved 2 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Calendrier International UCI / UCI International Calendar - Route / Road - Situation dans le contexte actuel de la pandémie du coronavirus (Covid-19) / Situation in the current context of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic" (PDF). Union Cycliste Internationale. 12 July 2021. Retrieved 2 August 2021.
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