Six Days of Ghent

From Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Template:Infobox cycling race The Six Days of Ghent (Template:Lang-nl) is a six-day track cycling race held annually in Ghent, Belgium.

It takes place in the Kuipke velodrome in Ghent's Citadelpark.

The 2006 event from 21 November to 26 November was marred by the death of one of the riders. During the fifth day's racing, Isaac Gálvez of Spain rode into the barrier edging the outside of the track and died on his way to hospital.

The race director at Ghent is the former six-day rider and holder of the world record for number of six-day victories, Patrick Sercu.

The 2009 event took place from 24 November to 29 November. A Danish team formed by Alex Rasmussen and his companion Michael Mørkøv won with a 3-point difference. The previous year's winner, Iljo Keisse, ended second.

The 2010 event was held from 23 November to 28 November.

Six Days of Ghent - Track is measured at 168 m, with steep side banks surrounding the track that has contributed to fantastic racing and superb atmosphere.

List of winning teams of the Six Days of Ghent

1922 Template:Flagicon Marcel Buysse Template:Flagicon Oscar Egg
1923 Template:Flagicon Lucien Buysse Template:Flagicon Victor Standaert
1924 Template:Flagicon Alois Persijn Template:Flagicon Jules Verschelden
1925 Template:Flagicon César Debaets Template:Flagicon Jules Van Hevel
1926 Template:Flagicon César Debaets Template:Flagicon Emile Thollembeek
1927 Template:Flagicon Maurice Dewolf Template:Flagicon Hilaire Hellebaut
1936 Template:Flagicon Camile De Kuysscher Template:Flagicon Albert Billiet
1937 Template:Flagicon Frans Slaats Template:Flagicon Kees Pellenaars
1947 Template:Flagicon Gerrit Schulte Template:Flagicon Gerrit Boeyen
1948 Template:Flagicon Achiel Bruneel Template:Flagicon Camile De Kuysscher
1949 Template:Flagicon Gerrit Schulte Template:Flagicon Gerrit Boeyen
1950 Template:Flagicon Gerrit Schulte Template:Flagicon Gerard Peters
1951 Template:Flagicon René Adriaensens Template:Flagicon Albert Bruylandt
1952 Template:Flagicon Walter Bücher Template:Flagicon Armin Von Büren
1953 Template:Flagicon Achiel Bruneel Template:Flagicon Arsène Rijckaert
1954 Template:Flagicon Rik Van Steenbergen Template:Flagicon Stan Ockers
1955 (Feb) Template:Flagicon Lucien Gillen Template:Flagicon Fernando Terruzi
1955 (Nov) Template:Flagicon Rik Van Steenbergen Template:Flagicon Emiel Severeyns
1956 Template:Flagicon Reginald Arnold Template:Flagicon Fernando Terruzi
1957 Template:Flagicon Rik Van Steenbergen Template:Flagicon Fred De Bruyne
1958 Template:Flagicon Reginand Arnold Template:Flagicon Rik Van Looy
1959 Template:Flagicon Rik Van Steenbergen Template:Flagicon Fred De Bruyne
1960 Template:Flagicon Rik Van Looy Template:Flagicon Peter Post
1961 Template:Flagicon Rik Van Looy Template:Flagicon Peter Post
1965 Template:Flagicon Patrick Sercu Template:Flagicon Eddy Merckx
1966 Template:Flagicon Peter Post Template:Flagicon Fritz Pfenninger
1967 Template:Flagicon Patrick Sercu Template:Flagicon Eddy Merckx
1968 Template:Flagicon Peter Post Template:Flagicon Leo Duyndam
1969 Template:Flagicon Rudi Altig Template:Flagicon Sigi Renz
1970 Template:Flagicon Patrick Sercu Template:Flagicon Jean-Pierre Monseré
1971 Template:Flagicon Patrick Sercu Template:Flagicon Roger De Vlaeminck
1972 Template:Flagicon Patrick Sercu Template:Flagicon Julien Stevens
1973 Template:Flagicon Patrick Sercu Template:Flagicon Graeme Gilmore
1974 Template:FlagiconGraeme Gilmore Template:Flagicon Julien Stevens
1975 Template:Flagicon Patrick Sercu Template:Flagicon Eddy Merckx
1976 Template:Flagicon Danny Clark Template:Flagicon Donald Allan
1977 Template:Flagicon Patrick Sercu Template:Flagicon Eddy Merckx
1978 Template:Flagicon Patrick Sercu Template:Flagicon Gerrie Knetemann
1979 Template:Flagicon Danny Clark Template:Flagicon Donald Allan
1980 Template:Flagicon Patrick Sercu Template:Flagicon Albert Fritz
1981 Template:Flagicon Patrick Sercu Template:Flagicon Gert Frank
1982 Template:Flagicon Danny Clark Template:Flagicon Donald Allan
1983 Template:Flagicon René Pijnen Template:Flagicon Etienne De Wilde
1984 Template:FlagiconGert Frank Template:Flagicon Hans Henrik Ørsted
1985 Template:Flagicon Stan Tourné Template:Flagicon Etienne De Wilde
1986 Template:Flagicon Danny Clark Template:Flagicon Tony Doyle
1987 Template:Flagicon Danny Clark Template:Flagicon Etienne De Wilde
1988 Template:Flagicon Urs Freuler Template:Flagicon Roman Hermann
1989 Template:Flagicon Etienne De Wilde Template:Flagicon Stan Tourné
1990 Template:Flagicon Danny Clark Template:Flagicon Roland Günther
1991 Template:Flagicon Etienne De Wilde Template:Flagicon Tony Doyle
1992 Template:Flagicon Etienne De Wilde Template:Flagicon Jens Veggerby
1993 Template:Flagicon Bruno Risi Template:Flagicon Kurt Betschart
1994 Template:Flagicon Danny Clark Template:Flagicon Etienne De Wilde
1995 Template:Flagicon Etienne De Wilde Template:Flagicon Andreas Kappes
1996 Template:Flagicon Bruno Risi Template:Flagicon Kurt Betschart
1997 Template:Flagicon Etienne De Wilde Template:Flagicon Matthew Gilmore
1998 Template:Flagicon Silvio Martinello Template:Flagicon Marco Villa
1999 Template:Flagicon Jimmi Madsen Template:Flagicon Scott McGrory
2000
 
Template:Flagicon Matthew Gilmore
(Matthew Gilmore became Belgian in 1998)
Template:Flagicon Silvio Martinello
 
2001 Template:Flagicon Matthew Gilmore Template:Flagicon Scott McGrory
2002 Template:Flagicon Bruno Risi Template:Flagicon Kurt Betschart
2003 Template:Flagicon Matthew Gilmore Template:Flagicon Bradley Wiggins
2004 Template:Flagicon Robert Slippens Template:Flagicon Danny Stam
2005 Template:Flagicon Matthew Gilmore Template:Flagicon Iljo Keisse
2006
 
No winners Note: Robert Bartko and Iljo Keisse were leading when Isaac Gálvez crashed and died during the fifth day. Due to his death, the race was cancelled and no winners declared.
2007 Template:Flagicon Iljo Keisse Template:Flagicon Robert Bartko
2008 Template:Flagicon Iljo Keisse Template:Flagicon Robert Bartko
2009 Template:Flagicon Alex Rasmussen Template:Flagicon Michael Mørkøv
2010 Template:Flagicon Iljo Keisse Template:Flagicon Peter Schep
2011 Template:Flagicon Robert Bartko Template:Flagicon Kenny De Ketele
2012 Template:Flagicon Iljo Keisse Template:Flagicon Glenn O'Shea
2013 Template:Flagicon Jasper De Buyst Template:Flagicon Leif Lampater

See also

Template:Portal

  • Six Days of Amsterdam
  • Six Days of Grenoble

References

Template:Reflist

External links

Template:Coord





Template:Belgium-sport-stub Template:Cycling-race-stub