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Japan Cup (HC)

Winners, podium, distance, average speed

The Japan Cup takes place in late October on the same race course at Utsunomiya, Japan, that was used for the 1990 World Road Championships. As of 2008, it is 10 laps over a 14.1 km selective circuit with an eleventh lap of 10.3 km. The race was designated 1.1 in 2005 and raised to "HC" for 2008.

Year

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

Distance

Average Speed
km/hr

1992 Hendrik Redant
5hr 34min 8sec
Bart Bowen
@ s.t.
Laurent Maduas
@ 3min 3sec
185.4 km 33.292 
1993 Claudio Chiappucci
4hr 16min 58sec
Beat Zberg
@ 3min 41sec
Dimitri Neliubine
@ 3min 43sec
154km 35.957
1994 Claudio Chiappucci
4hr 19min 49sec
Erich Maechler
@ 49sec
Stefano Checchin
@ 3min 46sec
154.5 km 35.679
1995 Claudio Chiappucci
4hr 13min 8sec
Stefano Zanini
@ s.t.
Mauro Gianetti
@ s.t.
154 km 36.502
1996 Mauro Gianetti
4hr 31min 1sec
Pascal Hervé
@ 23sec
Andrea Peron
@ 24sec
179.5 km 39.740
1997 Yoshiyuki Abe
4hr 4min 9sec
Andrea Tafi
@ s.t.
Mauro Gianetti
@ s.t.
151.3 km 37.182
1998 Fabian De Waele
4hr 6min 52sec
Daniele Nardello
@ s.t.
José Luis Rubiera
@ s.t.
151.3 km 36.772
1999 Sergio Barbero
4hr 10min 43sec
Mirko Celestino
@ 1sec
Sébastien Demarbaix
@ 6sec
151.3 km 36.208
2000 Massimo Codol
4hr 16min 34sec
Gabriele Missaglia
@ 1sec
Marco Sepellini
@ 1min 11sec
151.3 km 35.382
2001 Gilberto Simoni
4hr 16min 58sec
Cadel Evans
@ 51sec
Christophe Brandt
@ s.t.
151.3 km 35.327
2002 Sergio Barbero
4hr 3min 29sec
Igor Astarloa
@ s.t.
Fabio Sacchi
@ 18sec
151.3 km 37.283
2003 Sergio Barbero
4hr 3min 56sec
Patrik Sinkewitz
@ s.t.
Guido Trentin
@ 2sec
151.3 km 37.215
2004 Patrik Sinkewitz
4hr 1min 30sec
Damiano Cunego
@ 1sec
Manuel Quinziato
@ 44sec
151.3 km 37.590
2005 Damiano Cunego
4hr 5min 56sec
Francisco Mancebo
@ 3sec
Cristian Moreni
@ 27sec
151.3km 36.912
2006 Riccardo Riccò
3hr 58min 18sec
Ruggero Marzoli
@ s.t.
Vladimir Gusev
@ s.t.
151.3 km 38.094
2007 Manuele Mori
4hr 9min 58sec
Fabian Wegmann
@ 6sec
Francesco Gavazzi
@ s.t.
151.3 km 36.316
2008 Damiano Cunego
4hr 4min 57sec
Giovanni Visconti
@ s.t.
Ivan Basso
@ s.t.
151.3 km 37.06
2009 Chris Anker Sorensen
4hr 6min 19sec
Daniel Moreno
@ 24sec 
Ivan Santaromita
@ s.t.
151.3 km 36.865
2010 Daniel Martin
4hr 2min 28sec
Peter McDonald
@ 57sec
Yusuke Hatanaka
@ s.t.
151.3 km 37.44
2011 Nathan Haas
4hr 8min 35sec
Taiji Nishitani @ s.t. Junya Sano
@ s.t.
151.3 km 36.52
2012 Ivan Basso
4hr 1min 58sec
Daniel Martin
@ s.t.
Rafal Majka
@ s.t.
151.3 km 37.52
2013 Michael Rogers
4hr 25min 0sec
Jack Bauer
@ 44sec
Damiano Cunego
@ s.t.
151.3 km 34.25
2014 Nathan Haas
4hr 6min 48sec
Edvald Boasson Hagen
@ s.t.
Grega Bole
@ s.t.
151.3 km 36.783
2015 Bauke Mollema
3hr 54min 40sec
Diego Ulissi
@ s.t.
Yukiya Arashiro
@ s.t.
144.2 km 36.869
2016 Davide Villella
3hr 46min 4sec
Christopher Juul Jensen
@ 6sec
Robert Power
@ 14sec
144.2 km 38.2 km/hr