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Vuelta al Táchira

Vuelta al Táchira
Race details
RegionTáchira, Venezuela
English nameTour of Táchira
Local name(s)Vuelta ciclista al Táchira (in Spanish)
DisciplineRoad race
CompetitionUCI America Tour
TypeStage race
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First edition1966 (1966)
Editions59 (as of 2024)
First winner Martín Emilio Rodríguez (COL)
Most wins José Rujano (VEN) (4 wins)
Most recent Jonathan Caicedo (ECU)

The Vuelta ciclista al Táchira (English: Tour of Táchira) is a multi-day road bicycle racing stage race held annually each January since 1966 in the state of Táchira in western Venezuela. The Vuelta al Táchira is part of the UCI America Tour, which is one of six UCI Continental Circuits sponsored by the Union Cycliste Internationale, which is the sport's international governing body, and the Venezuelan Cycling Federation. This event takes place during the Festival of Saint Sebastian which dates back to colonial times.

Past winners

Year Country Rider Team
1966  Colombia Martín Emilio Rodríguez Antioquia
1967  Colombia Gustavo Rincón Cundinamarca
1968  Colombia Martín Emilio Rodríguez Antioquia
1969  Colombia Álvaro Pachón Cundinamarca
1970  Colombia Álvaro Pachón Colombia
1971  Colombia Martín Emilio Rodríguez Colombia
1972  Colombia Miguel Samaca Colombia
1973  Venezuela Santos Bermúdez Club Martell [es]
1974  Colombia Álvaro Pachón Colombia
1975  Venezuela Fernando Fontes Club Martell [es]
1976  Venezuela Fernando Fontes Club Martell [es]
1977  Colombia José Patrocinio Jiménez Colombia
1978  Venezuela Efraín Rodríguez Loteria del Tachira
1979  Venezuela José Duaxt Hernández Loteria del Tachira
1980  Colombia Epifanio Arcila OPE - Trujillo
1981  Colombia Carlos Julio Siachoque
1982  Soviet Union Ramazan Galeitdinov
1983  Venezuela Mario Medina
1984  Colombia Carlos Alba
1985  Venezuela José Lindarte
1986  Cuba Eduardo Alonso
1987  Venezuela Elio Villamizar
1988  Soviet Union Viatcheslav Ekimov
1989  Colombia Luis Felipe Moreno
1990  Colombia José Vicente Díaz
1991  Colombia Ángel Yesid Camargo
1992  Venezuela Luis Barroso
1993  Venezuela Leonardo Sierra
1994  Venezuela Alexis Méndez
1995  Venezuela Carlos Maya
1996  Colombia Raúl Gómez
1997  Colombia César Salazar
1998  Venezuela Julio César Blanco
1999  Venezuela Aldrin Salamanca
2000  Venezuela Noel Vasquez
2001  Venezuela Noel Vasquez
2002  Venezuela Freddy Vargas Kino Tachira A
2003  Colombia Hernán Darío Muñoz Colombia-Selle Italia
2004  Venezuela José Rujano Colombia-Selle Italia
2005  Venezuela José Rujano Selle Italia Gob Norte de Santander
2006  Venezuela Manuel Medina Gobernación del Zulia
2007  Colombia Hernán Buenahora Gobernación del Zulia
2008  Venezuela Manuel Medina Gobernación del Zulia
2009  Venezuela Rónald González Loteria del Táchira
2010  Venezuela José Rujano Gobernación Del Zulia
2011  Venezuela Manuel Medina Gobernación Del Zulia
2012  Venezuela Jimmi Briceño Loteria del Táchira
2013  Venezuela Yeison Delgado Kino Táchira-Drodínica
2014  Venezuela Jimmi Briceño Loteria del Táchira
2015  Venezuela José Rujano Gobernación de Mérida
2016  Costa Rica Joseph Chavarría Nestlé-Giant
2017  Venezuela Yonathan Salinas Kino Táchira
2018  Venezuela Pedro Gutiérrez Gobierno de Yaracuy–Banco Bicentenario
2019  Venezuela Yimmi José Briceño
2020  Venezuela Roniel Campos Deportivo Táchira
2021  Venezuela Roniel Campos Atlético Venezuela
2022  Venezuela Roniel Campos Deportivo Táchira-JHS
2023  Venezuela José Alarcón Fundación Ángeles Hernández
2024  Ecuador Jonathan Caicedo Team Petrolike–Androni Giocatolli
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