2005–06 UCI Europe Tour

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2005–06 UCI Europe Tour
Second edition of the UCI Europe Tour
Details
Dates 16 October 2005 (2005-10-16)–12 October 2006
Location Europe
Rounds About 300+
Champions
Individual champion  Niko Eeckhout (BEL) (Chocolade Jacques-Topsport Vlaanderen)
Teams' champion Acqua & Sapone
Nations' champion  Italy
2005

The 2005–06 UCI Europe Tour was the second season of the UCI Europe Tour. The season began on 16 October 2005 with the Chrono des Nations and ended on 12 October 2006 with the Giro del Piemonte.

The points leader, based on the cumulative results of previous races, wears the UCI Europe Tour cycling jersey. Murilo Fischer of Brazil was the defending champion of the 2005 UCI Europe Tour. Niko Eeckhout of Belgium was crowned as the 2005–06 UCI Europe Tour.

Throughout the season, points are awarded to the top finishers of stages within stage races and the final general classification standings of each of the stages races and one-day events. The quality and complexity of a race also determines how many points are awarded to the top finishers, the higher the UCI rating of a race, the more points are awarded.

The UCI ratings from highest to lowest are as follows:

  • Multi-day events: 2.HC, 2.1 and 2.2
  • One-day events: 1.HC, 1.1 and 1.2

Events[edit]

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Final standings[edit]

There is a competition for the rider, team and country with the most points gained from winning or achieving a high place in the above races.

Individual classification[edit]

Rank Name Points
1  Niko Eeckhout (BEL) 709
2  Danilo Hondo (GER) 688
3  Rinaldo Nocentini (ITA) 582
4  Sergey Kolesnikov (RUS) 514
5  Luca Mazzanti (ITA) 491
6  Baden Cooke (AUS) 454
7  Alexander Khatuntsev (RUS) 451
8  Andrea Tonti (ITA) 441
9  Ricardo Serrano (ESP) 379
10  Ruslan Pidgornyy (UKR) 358

Nation classification[edit]

Rank Nation Points
1  Italy 3264
2  Germany 2485
3  Belgium 2373
4  Spain 2368
5  Russia 2277.32
6  Netherlands 2172
7  Poland 1793.32
8  Slovenia 1552
9  France 1449
10  Ukraine 1292

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