RETRO: Enjoy the previous editions of the Strade Bianche | Strade Bianche

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The Strade Bianche has its 14th edition today. Many nice winners adorn the palmares, from Julian Alaphilippe to Fabian Cancellara (3 times). Relive all previous editions here.

2019: Julian Alaphilippe

In the 2019 edition, Wout van Aert confirms the good thing the year before. In the final he even provides a surprise, when he still joins the leading duo Fuglsang-Alaphilippe. The Frenchman easily wins the sprint to the Piazza del Campo.

Top 3:

Julian Alaphilippe (Fra)
Jakob Fuglsang (Den)
3. Wout van Aert

2018: Tiesj Benoot

Without a doubt the most legendary edition, thanks to the honse weather conditions. Tiesj Benoot proves to be a real Flandrien and books his first professional victory. In his wake, we experience the bolting of cyclist Wout van Aert as a road cyclist.

Top 3:

1. Tiesj Benoot

Romain Bardet (Fra)

3. Wout van Aert

2017: Michal Kwiatkowski

Rain over Tuscany makes the 2017 edition suitable for Flemish people. Van Avermaet and Wellens also excel, but have no answer to the demarrage of ex-winner Kwiatkowski. The Belgians distribute the rest of the loot among themselves.

Top 3:

1. Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol)
Greg Van Avermaet
3. Tim Wellens

2016: Fabian Cancellara

The 2016 Strade Bianche has been a tactical joust for a long time, until Peter Sagan throws the bat into the henhouse 20 kilometers from the end. Stybar and Cancellara follow, Van Avermaet is late.

Early escapee Brambilla starts the final climb as leader, but he is still being called back. Cancellara does not grant Stybar a bis number. It is the 3rd overall victory for the Swiss.

Top 3:

1. Fabian Cancellara (Zwi)
2. Zdenek Stybar (Tsj)
3. Gianluca Brambilla (Eng)

2015: Zdenek Stybar

Wind is the determining factor in the 2015 edition. An attack by Van Avermaet costs Vanmarcke the head in the leading group. Stybar and Valverde will return. Stybar Van Avermaet refers to 2nd place in the sprint in Siena.

Top 3:

Zdenek Stybar (Tsj)
Greg Van Avermaet
3. Alejandro Valverde (Spa)

2014: Michal Kwiatkowski

There seems to be no gunpowder washed against Peter Sagan in 2014, but Michal Kwiatkowski can still hook up his cart. Sagan parks on the final climb, making Kwiatkowski easily win.

Top 3:

1. Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol)
2. Peter Sagan (SVK)
3. Alejandro Valverde (Spa)

2013: Moreno Moser

In 2013, the favorites are waiting too long to shoot their arrows. Moreno Moser doesn’t do that. He jumps to the leading group and can therefore start the final with a small lead. He eventually has a small bonus on his teammate Sagan.

Top 3:

1. Moreno Moser (Eng)
2. Peter Sagan (SVK)
3. Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita)

2012: Fabian Cancellara

As always, Van Avermaet scatters his strength in the 2010 edition. Cancellara schedules his efforts better and goes on and about our compatriot, on his way to his 2nd victory in Siena.

Top 3:

1. Fabian Cancellara (Zwi)
2. Maksim Iglinski (Kaz)
3. Oscar Gatto (Eng)

2011: Philippe Gilbert

The first Belgian victory in the Strade Bianche comes from Philippe Gilbert, who without a miraculous spring (with victories in the triptych Amstel-Waalse Pijl-Liège) starts well in Siena. The splitting demarrage on the final climb is a foretaste of what’s to come.

Top 3:

1. Philippe Gilbert
2. Alessanro Ballan (Eng)
3. Damiano Cunego (Eng)


2010: Maxim Iglinski

In 2010 Thomas Löfkvist can extend his title, but he has to recognize his superior in a sprint of three in Maksim Iglinski, who would fish the biggest fish of his career with Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2 years later.

Top 3:

1. Maksim Iglinski (Kaz)
Thomas Löfkvist (Two)
3. Michael Rogers (Aus)


2009: Thomas Löfkvist

Linus Gerdemann, the number 3 of a year earlier, jumps out of the leading group in the final. But in the last kilometer he runs into himself. The Swedish Thomas Löfkvist has the best final shot.

Top 3:

Thomas Löfkvist (Zwe)
2. Fabian Wegmann (Dui)
3. Martin Elmiger (Zwi)


2008: Fabian Cancellara

In 1 year, the reputation of the Tuscan one-day race has grown so that many top players descend on Siena for the second edition. Again the victory goes to a rider of CSC. Fabian Cancellara keeps Damiano Cunego in the sprint.

Top 3:

1. Fabian Cancellara (Zwi)
2. Alessandro Ballan (Eng)
3. Linus Gerdemann (Dui)


2007: Aleksandr Kolobnev

The field of the first edition of what was then still called the Montepaschi Eroica was still quite modest. Aleksandr Kolobnev starts with a lead on the climb to the Piazza del Campo and can barely keep his teammate Ljungqvist.

Top 3:

1. Aleksandr Kolobnev (Rus)
2. Marcus Ljungqvist (Zwe)
3. Michailo Chalilov (Oek)


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