2007 Tour de Langkawi

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2007 Tour de Langkawi
2006–07 UCI Asia Tour, race 8 of 24
Race details
Dates 2–11 February 2007
Stages 10
Distance 1,352.2 km (840.2 mi)
Winning time 32h 32' 14"
Palmares
Winner  Anthony Charteau (FRA) (Crédit Agricole)
Second  José Serpa (COL) (Diquigiovanni-Selle Italia)
Third  Walter Pedraza (COL) (Diquigiovanni-Selle Italia)

Points  Alberto Loddo (ITA) (Diquigiovanni-Selle Italia)
Mountains  Walter Pedraza (COL) (Diquigiovanni-Selle Italia)
Team Giant Asia Racing Team
2006
2008

The 2007 Tour de Langkawi was the 12th edition of the Tour de Langkawi, a cycling stage race that took place in Malaysia. It started on 2 February in Langkawi and ended on 11 February in Kuala Lumpur. In fact, this race was rated by the International Cycling Union (UCI) as a 2.HC (hors category) race on the 2006–07 UCI Asia Tour calendar.[1][2][3]

Anthony Charteau, the French cyclist emerged as the winner of the race, followed by two Colombian cyclist; José Serpa second and Walter Pedraza third. Alberto Loddo of Italy won the points classification category and Walter Pedraza won the mountains classification category. Giant Asia Racing Team won the team classification category.[1][2][3]

Stages[edit]

The cyclists competed in 10 stages, covering a distance of 1,352.2 kilometres. Stage 3 and Stage 8 were mountain type stage.[1][2][3]

Stage Date Course Distance Stage result
Winner Second Third
1 2 February Langkawi 81.4 km (50.6 mi)  Alberto Loddo (ITA)  Guillermo Bongiorno (ARG)  Maximiliano Richeze (ARG)
2 3 February Kangar to Kulim 166.2 km (103.3 mi)  Maximiliano Richeze (ARG)  Daryl Impey (RSA)  Alberto Loddo (ITA)
3 4 February Kuala Kangsar to Cameron Highlands 133.2 km (82.8 mi)  Anthony Charteau (FRA)  Walter Pedraza (COL)  Yoann Le Boulanger (FRA)
4 5 February Gua Musang to Kota Bharu 178.1 km (110.7 mi)  Alberto Loddo (ITA)  Maximiliano Richeze (ARG)  Daryl Impey (RSA)
5 6 February Kota Bharu to Kuala Terengganu 167.0 km (103.8 mi)  Alberto Loddo (ITA)  Maximiliano Richeze (ARG)  Nicholas Sanderson (AUS)
6 7 February Kuala Terengganu to Chukai 141.5 km (87.9 mi)  Alberto Loddo (ITA)  Maximiliano Richeze (ARG)  Brad Huff (USA)
7 8 February Kuantan to Karak 174.0 km (108.1 mi)  Shinichi Fukushima (JPN)  Elio Aggiano (ITA)  Pierre Drancourt (FRA)
8 9 February Shah Alam to Genting Highlands 84.4 km (52.4 mi)  José Serpa (COL)  Walter Pedraza (COL)  José Rujano (VEN)
9 10 February Putrajaya to Seremban 170.5 km (105.9 mi)  Pavel Brutt (RUS)  Sergey Kolesnikov (RUS)  Pierre Drancourt (FRA)
10 11 February Kuala Lumpur Criterium 55.9 km (34.7 mi)  Alberto Loddo (ITA)  Nikolay Trusov (RUS)  Maximiliano Richeze (ARG)

Classification leadership[edit]

Stage Winner General classification
Yellow jersey
Points classification
Green jersey
Mountains classification
Red jersey
Asian rider classification Team classification Asian team classification
1 Alberto Loddo Alberto Loddo Alberto Loddo Koji Fukushima Koji Fukushima Ceramica Panaria-Navigare LeTua Cycling Team
2 Maximiliano Richeze Maximiliano Richeze Maximiliano Richeze
3 Anthony Charteau Anthony Charteau Anthony Charteau Yukihiro Doi Crédit Agricole Giant Asia Racing Team
4 Alberto Loddo Alberto Loddo Hossein Askari Islamic Azad University Cycling Team
5 Alberto Loddo
6 Alberto Loddo
7 Shinichi Fukushima Shinichi Fukushima Nippo-Meitan Hompo
8 José Serpa Walter Pedraza Ghader Mizbani Giant Asia Racing Team
9 Pavel Brutt Giant Asia Racing Team
10 Alberto Loddo
Final Anthony Charteau Alberto Loddo Walter Pedraza Ghader Mizbani Giant Asia Racing Team Giant Asia Racing Team

Final standings[edit]

Team classification[edit]

Team Time
1 Giant Asia Racing Team 97h 49' 58"
2 Unibet.com + 04' 30"
3 Crédit Agricole + 09' 25"
4 Tinkoff Credit Systems + 09' 57"
5 Slipstream-Chipotle + 11' 59"
6 SouthAustralia.com + 15' 32"
7 Diquigiovanni-Selle Italia + 15' 35"
8 South Africa + 23' 29"
9 Skil-Shimano + 26' 17"
10 Bouygues Télécom + 26' 45"

Asian team classification[edit]

Team Time
1 Giant Asia Racing Team 98h 09' 28"
2 Islamic Azad University Cycling Team + 16' 26"
3 Nippo-Meitan Hompo + 19' 17"
4 South Korea + 23' 40"
5 LeTua Cycling Team + 53' 15"
6 MNCF Development + 01h 12' 12"
7 Malaysia + 01h 44' 09"

Stage results[edit]

List of teams and riders[edit]

A total of 23 teams were invited to participate in the 2007 Tour de Langkawi. Out of the 136 riders, a total of 102 riders made it to the finish in Kuala Lumpur.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "2007 Tour de Langkawi at cyclingnews.com". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "2007 Tour de Langkawi — Stages". cyclingarchives.com. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d "2007 Tour de Langkawi Results". ltdl.com.my. Retrieved 7 March 2013.