2005–06 UCI Asia Tour

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2005–06 UCI Asia Tour
Second edition of the UCI Asia Tour
Details
Dates 28 September 2005 (2005-09-28)–16 September 2006
Location Asia
Rounds 26
Champions
Individual champion  Ghader Mizbani (IRI) (Giant Asia Racing Team)
Teams' champion Giant Asia Racing Team
Nations' champion  Iran
2005

The 2005–06 UCI Asia Tour was the second season of the UCI Asia Tour. The season began on 28 September 2005 with the Tour of Milad du Nour and ended on 16 September 2006 with the 2006 Asian Cycling Championships.

The points leader, based on the cumulative results of previous races, wears the UCI Asia Tour cycling jersey. Andrey Mizurov from Kazakhstan was the defending champion of the 2005 UCI Asia Tour. Ghader Mizbani of Iran was crowned as the 2005–06 UCI Asia Tour champion.

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]

2005[edit]

Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team
28 September–4 October Tour of Milad du Nour  Iran 2.2  David McCann (IRL) Giant Asia Racing Team
23 October Japan Cup  Japan 1.1  Damiano Cunego (ITA) Lampre-Caffita
29 October–3 November Tour de Taiwan  Taiwan 2.2  Ahad Kazemi (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team
13 November Tour de Okinawa  Japan 1.2  Yasutaka Tashiro (JPN) Bridgestone Anchor
11 December Asian Cycling ChampionshipsTime trial  India 2.2  Youm Jung-Hwan (KOR) South Korea (national team)
13 December Asian Cycling ChampionshipsRoad race  India 2.2  Joo Hyun-Wook (KOR) South Korea (national team)
25–31 December Tour of South China Sea  China
 Hong Kong
 Macau
2.2  Wu Kin San (HKG) Purapharm

2006[edit]

Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team
15–21 January Tour of Siam  Thailand 2.2  Thomas Rabou (NED) Marco Polo
24–29 January Tour of Thailand  Thailand 2.2  Li Fuyu (CHN) Marco Polo
27 January International Grand Prix Doha  Qatar 1.1  Tom Boonen (BEL) Quick Step-Innergetic
30 January–3 February Tour of Qatar  Qatar 2.1  Tom Boonen (BEL) Quick Step-Innergetic
3–12 February Tour de Langkawi  Malaysia 2.HC  David George (RSA) South Africa (national team)
5–11 March Tour de Taiwan  Taiwan 2.2  Kirk O'Bee (USA) Health Net-Maxxis
15–19 April Tour of Chongming Island  China 2.2  Robert McLachlan (AUS) Drapac Porsche
15–20 April Kerman Tour  Iran 2.2  Ghader Mizbani (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team
3–7 May Tour of Hong Kong Shanghai  Hong Kong
 China
2.2  Geert Steurs (BEL) Pictoflex-Bikeland-Hyundai
4–10 May Tour de Korea  South Korea 2.2  Tobias Erler (GER) Giant Asia Racing Team
14–21 May Tour of Japan  Japan 2.2  Vladimir Luma (UKR) Universal Caffè
22–29 May Azerbaïjan Tour  Iran 2.2  Ghader Mizbani (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team
5–9 July Tour de East Java  Indonesia 2.2  Ghader Mizbani (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team
15–23 July Tour of Qinghai Lake  China 2.HC  Maarten Tjallingii (NED) Skil-Shimano
14–20 August Tour of Milad du Nour  Iran 2.2  Ghader Mizbani (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team
27 August–4 September Tour d'Indonesia  Indonesia 2.2  David McCann (IRL) Giant Asia Racing Team
13–18 September Tour de Hokkaido  Japan 2.2  Taiji Nishitani (JPN) Aisan Racing Team
14 September Asian Cycling ChampionshipsTime trial  Malaysia CC  Andrey Mizurov (KAZ) Kazakhstan (national team)
16 September Asian Cycling ChampionshipsRoad race  Malaysia CC  Mehdi Sohrabi (IRI) Iran (national team)

Final standings[edit]

Individual classification[edit]

Rank Name Team Points
1.  Ghader Mizbani (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team 434.32
2.  Hossein Askari (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team 386.32
3.  Ahad Kazemi (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team 259.32
4.  David McCann (IRL) Giant Asia Racing Team 228
5.  Maarten Tjallingii (NED) Skil-Shimano 189
6.  Omar Hasanein (SYR) Syria (national team) 188.66
7.  David George (RSA) Relax-GAM 178
8.  Tobias Erler (GER) Giant Asia Racing Team 167
9.  Mehdi Sohrabi (IRI) Iran (national team) 167
10.  Robert McLachlan (AUS) Drapac Porsche 162

Team classification[edit]

Rank Team Points
1. Giant Asia Racing Team 1379.64
2. Skil-Shimano 397
3. Relax-GAM 375
4. Marco Polo 371
5. Cycle Racing Team Vang 308
6. Cycling Team Capec 222
7. Drapac Porsche 210
8. Purapharm 179
9. Selle Italia-Diquigiovanni 152
10. Aisan Racing Team 149

Nation classification[edit]

Rank Nation Points
1.  Iran 1730.06
2.  Japan 849
3.  Kazakhstan 770
4.  Uzbekistan 433
5.  Hong Kong 288
6.  South Korea 261
7.  Mongolia 243
8.  Syria 198.64
9.  China 123
10.  United Arab Emirates 106

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