Tour de Picardie

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Tour de Picardie
Race details
DateMid Mey
RegionPicardy, Fraunce
English nameTour of Picardy
Local name(s)Tour de Picardie (in French)
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeStage race
First edeetion1936 (1936)
Edeetions70 (as o 2016)
First winner Marcel Blanchon (FRA)
Maist wins4 riders wi 2 wins
Maist recent Nacer Bouhanni (FRA)

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.