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Clásica San Sebastián

The Clásica San Sebastián or Donostia-Donostia Klasikoa in the Basque language, is a cycle race that was for the first time organized in 1981. Since 2005, it is part of the UCI ProTour and since 2011 of the UCI World Tour.

This classic race is organized by the Basque newspaper El Diario Vasco. It takes place each year at the end of July, start of August. The start and finish lies in San Sebastian (Basque Country). The climb of the Jaizkibel or the Alto Arkale, both in the last 50 km of the race, are often decisive for the final result.

The 36th edition takes place on Saturday, July 30th 2016.

List of Honour :

1981 Marino Lejarreta (ES)
1982 Marino Lejarreta (ES)
1983 Claude Criquielion (BE)
1984 Niki Rüttimann (CH)
1985 Adrie van der Poel (NL)
1986 Iñaki Gastón (ES)
1987 Marino Lejarreta (ES)
1988 Gert-Jan Theunisse (NL)
1989 Gerhard Zadrobilek (AUT)
1990 Miguel Indurain (ES)
1991 Gianni Bugno (IT)
1992 Raúl Alcalá (MEX)
1993 Claudio Chiappucci (IT)
1994 Armand de Las Cuevas (FR)
1995 Lance Armstrong (USA)
1996 Udo Bölts (DE)
1997 Davide Rebellin (IT)
1998 Francesco Casagrande (IT)
1999 Francesco Casagrande (IT)
2000 Erik Dekker (NL)
2001 Laurent Jalabert (FR)
2002 Laurent Jalabert (FR)
2003 Paolo Bettini (IT)
2004 Miguel Ángel Martín Perdiguero (ES)
2005 Constantino Zaballa (ES)
2006 Xavier Florencio (ES)
2007 Leonardo Bertagnolli (IT)
2008 Alejandro Valverde (ES)
2009 Carlos Barredo (ES)
2010 Luis León Sánchez (ES)
2011 Philippe Gilbert (BE)
2012 Luis León Sánchez (ES)
2013 Tony Gallopin (FR)
2014 Alejandro Valverde (ES)
2015 Adam Yates (UK)

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Location: San Sebastian, Spain (Explore routes near San Sebastian, Spain.)

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