Race history

Race history

Tour of Norway took another step in 2022. The race consisted of 6 stages, including sprint-, hill- and mountain finishes. 9 World Tour teams, 6 Pro Continental and 3 Continental teams was on the startline in Bergen.

The Belgian talent, Remco Evenepoel (Quick-step Alpha Vinyl team) was strongest on the uphill section to Voss on stage 1.

Ineos Grenadiers made an unforgettable effort on stage 2, where they split up the peloton on the Dyranut climb and in the crosswind at Hardangervidda. The defending champion from 2021, Ethan Hayter, completed the day for Ineos Grenadiers an won the sprint in Geilo. 

Stage 3 was the Queen stage in this years edition with finish at Gaustatoppen. Remco Evenepoel showed his strength and laid the foundation for the overall win. 

Marco Haller won the sprint in Kristiansand on stage 4, and won his first professional win since Tour des Fjords 2015.

Remco Evenepoel took his third win in Sandnes, where he caught Ben Healy (EF Education-Easypost) on the last kilometer, to take the win in a reduced group. 

Alexander Kristoff (Intermarchè)-Wanty-Gobert) made the 2022-edition unforgettable by winning the final stage in his hometown, Stavanger. Remco Evenepoel won the overall classification, while Tobias Halland Johannesen (Uno-X Pro Cycling) won the points classsication and Joel Nicolau (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA) won the K.O.M. classification.

Results - Tour of Norway 2022

Despite COVID-19, it was possible to complete the 2021 edition of Tour of Norway. The race consisted of 4 stages, which all was placed in the southeast part of Norway. There was 8 WorldTour teams on the start line, when the race started in Egersund. The first stage finished in Sokndal, where Ethan Hayter won. Hayter also won stage 2 to Sirdal, wherefrom he laid the foundation for the overall win. The former World Champion, Mads Pedersen, won stage 3 to Jørpeland. The final stage finished in Stavanger, where Mathew Walls sprinted his way to the stage win. Ethan Hayter defended the leader jersey from start to finish and won the overall victory.

Results - Tour of Norway 2021

Cancelled due to COVID-19

Tour of Norway 2019 was the first edition of the race after the fusion between Tour des Fjords AS and Tour of Norway. The 2019 edition consisted of 6 stages. Just before the race, Tour des Fjords AS arranged Hammer Stavanger. Most of the team who participated in the race stayed in Norway, why Tour of Norway had the strongest peloton that have ever been starting in a Norwegian stagerace. 1. stage started in Stavanger and finished in Egersund. The dutch sprinter, Cees Bool, won the stage and took the leaders jersey. The race went on to Sørlandet and finished in Hønefoss, which has a long tradition for cycling races. Alexander Kristoff won overall classification.

Results - Tour of Norway 2019

Tour des Fjords

Sørlandet was horting the 2018 edition of Tour des Fjords. There was 10 WorldTour teams on the startline, when the race started in Lindesnes and finished in Grimstad. Stage 2 went from Risør to Kristiansand, while the last stage started in Farsund and finished in Egersund. In previous years, the race had visited Agder, where the first ever stage of Tour des Fjords went from Aust-Agder to Stavanger. The landscape in the 2018 edition differentiated from previous editions by the fact that the riders rode along the coast at Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder. The Swiss rider, Michael Albasini, won the overall classification of the race.

Results - Tour des Fjords 2018

Results - Tour of Norway 2018

Tour des Fjords

Tour des Fjords 2017 consisted of 5 stages in spectalular surroundings. The first stage started in Balestrand and finished in Førde in Sogn and Fjordane. The race went on through Hardanger with stage finishes in Kopervik and Karmøy, before ending with two stages in the Stavanger region. 20 teams participated, where included Team Dimension Data, Lotto NL-Jumbo and Team Sunweb. It was the first time in the race history that Team Katusha and Alexander Kristoff didnt participated. Edvald Boasson Hagen won the overall classification.

Tour des Fjords was broadcasted on TV2´s main channel and had a viewership of about 30%. 

Results - Tour des Fjords 2017

Results - Tour of Norway 2017

Tour des Fjords

144 riders distributed on 24 teams started the 2016 edition in Os. Among the teams was the WorldTour teams Team Katusha, BMC Racing Team, IAM Cycling and Tinkoff. The race finished in Bergen on the first stage. The race went on to Stord and Odda in Hardanger, while the started stage 3 in Ulvik and finished in Suldalsosen. The last two stages fnished in Stavanger and Sandnes. Alexander Kristoff won three stages and the overall classification. ¨

The race was broadcastet internationally and on TV2´s main channel. Econ did a study of the race which showed that there was at least 92.000 along the routes on the five stages.

Results - Tour des Fjords 2016

Results - Tour of Norway 2016

Tour des Fjords

The race was developed and went from Bergen, Hordaland through Hardanger, Haugalandet, Sunnhordaland, Ryfylke and down to the finish in Sandnes and Stavanger. There was 21 teams with each 6 riders on the startline at the 2015 edition of Tour des Fjords. The race was won by Marco Haller.

Results - Tour des Fjords 2015

Results - Tour of Norway 2015

Tour des Fjords

Tour des Fjords was developed into a 5 days race and went from Bergen, Hordaland through Hardanger, Haugalandet, Ryfylke and finished in the Stavanger region. There was 20 teams with each 6 riders on the startline at the 2014 edition of Tour des Fjords. The race was won by Alexander Kristoff.

Results - Tour des Fjords 2014

Results - Tour of Norway 2014

Tour des Fjords

Tour des Fjords was arranged as a 3 days race with 4 stages. The first stage went from Valle in Aust-Agder to Stavanger followed by a stage in Ryfylke. The last two stages was in the Stavanger region. One of the stages was a team time trial. There was 17 teams with each 8 riders on the startline at the 2013 edition of Tour des Fjords. The race was won by Sergey Chernetskiy.

Results - Tour des Fjords 2013

Results - Tour of Norway 2013


Results - Tour of Norway