Tour de Picardie

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Tour de Picardie
Race details
Date Mid Mey
Region Picardy, Fraunce
English name Tour of Picardy
Local name(s) Tour de Picardie (French)
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Europe Tour
Type Stage race
History
First edeetion 1936 (1936)
Edeetions 67 (as o 2013)
First winner  Marcel Blanchon (FRA)
Maist wins 4 riders wi 2 wins
Maist recent  Marcel Kittel (GER)

The Tour de Picardie is a professional multi-stage cycle road race held annually in Picardy, Fraunce. Syne 2005, it haes been organised as a 2.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour.

The race wis cried Tour de l'Oise frae its foondin in 1936 till 1999, when it wis renamed the Tour de Picardie et de l’Oise, an then the Tour de Picardie in 2000, which it remains. It is nae tae be confused wi a different race, an aa cried the Tour de Picardie (or Grand Prix du Courrier Picard), which wis staged frae 1946 tae 1965.