1997 Tour de Langkawi

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1997 Tour de Langkawi
Race details
Dates 13–24 February 1997
Stages 12
Distance 1,538 km (955.7 mi)
Winning time 35h 44' 25"
Palmares
Winner  Luca Scinto (ITA) (MG Maglificio-Technogym)
Second  Jens Voigt (GER) (ZVVZ-Giant-AIS)
Third  Alberto Elli (ITA) (Casino)

Points  Luca Scinto (ITA) (MG Maglificio-Technogym)
Mountains  Luca Scinto (ITA) (MG Maglificio-Technogym)
Team MG Maglificio-Technogym
1996
1998

The 1997 Tour de Langkawi was the second edition of the Tour de Langkawi, a cycling stage race that took place in Malaysia. It started on 13 February in Kota Kinabalu and ended on 24 February in Langkawi. The race was sanctioned by the International Cycling Union (UCI) as a 2.5 category race.[1]

Italian Luca Scinto won the race, Jens Voigt of Denmark second and Alberto Elli third. Scinto also won the points classification and mountains classification of the race. MG Maglificio-Technogym won the team classification of the race.[1][2]

Stages[edit]

The cyclist competed in 12 stages over 12 days, covering a distance of 1,538 kilometres.[1]

Stage Date Course Distance Stage result
Winner Second Third
1 13 February Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Individual time trial 19.1 km (11.9 mi)  Eric Wohlberg (CAN)  Andrey Mizurov (KAZ)  Roland Green (CAN)
2 14 February Sarawak Criterium 52.8 km (32.8 mi)  Frank McCormack (USA)  Glen Mitchell (NZL)  Mariano Friedick (USA)
3 15 February Johor to Malacca City 92 km (57.2 mi)  Andrea Tafi (ITA)  Nicola Loda (ITA)  Mark McCormack (USA)
4 16 February Port Dickson to Sunway Lagoon 203.5 km (126.4 mi)  Frank McCormack (USA)  Heinrich Trumheller (GER)  Alberto Elli (ITA)
5 17 February Berjaya Times Square to Kuala Lumpur 159.1 km (98.9 mi)  Andreas Walzer (GER)  Marc Vlijm (NED)  Juris Silovs (LAT)
6 18 February Bukit Kiara to Genting Highlands 71.3 km (44.3 mi)  Luca Scinto (ITA)  Paolo Bettini (ITA)  Nicola Loda (ITA)
7 19 February Bentong to Kuantan 198 km (123.0 mi)  Frank McCormack (USA)  Gerard Kemper (NED)  Andrea Tafi (ITA)
8 20 February Kuantan to Kuala Terengganu 204.9 km (127.3 mi)  Brian Walton (CAN)  Jay Sweet (AUS)  Gerard Kemper (NED)
9 21 February Kuala Terengganu to Kota Bharu 164.3 km (102.1 mi)  Andrea Tafi (ITA)  Mark McCormack (USA)  Christophe Agnolutto (FRA)
10 22 February Jeli to Gerik 123.2 km (76.6 mi)  Gianni Bugno (ITA)  John Tanner (GBR)  Franz Hotz (SUI)
11 23 February Kangar to Penang 189.4 km (117.7 mi)  Fabiano Fontanelli (ITA)  Jay Sweet (AUS)  Marc-Timo Weichert (GER)
12 24 February Langkawi Criterium 60.5 km (37.6 mi)  Fabiano Fontanelli (ITA)  Gerard Kemper (NED)  Andrus Aug (EST)

Final standings[edit]

General classification[edit]

[3][4]

Rider Time
1  Luca Scinto (ITA) Yellow jerseyGreen jerseyPolka-dotted jersey 35h 44' 25"
2  Jens Voigt (GER) + 02' 24"
3  Alberto Elli (ITA) + 02' 29"
4  Angelo Lecchi (ITA) + 02' 31"
5  Nicola Loda (ITA) + 02' 45"
6  Andrew McLean (RSA) + 02' 46"
7  Sergey Lavrenenko (KAZ) + 02' 46"
8  Paolo Bettini (ITA) + 03' 11"
9  Philippe Bordenave (FRA) + 03' 45"
10  Volker Ordowski (GER) + 03' 46"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "1997 Tour de Langkawi — Stages". cyclingarchives.com. Retrieved 3 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "1997 Tour de Langkawi Results Archive". ltdl.com.my. Retrieved 3 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "1997 Tour de Langkawi — General Classification". cyclingarchives.com. Retrieved 3 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "1997 Tour de Langkawi — General Classification". ltdl.com.my. Retrieved 3 March 2013.