2009 Tour of Qatar

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For the 2009 Ladies edition, see 2009 Ladies Tour of Qatar.
2009 Tour of Qatar
Race details
Dates 1–6February
Stages 5
Winning time 12h 55' 25"
Palmares
Winner  Tom Boonen (BEL) (Quick Step)
Second  Heinrich Haussler (GER) (Cervélo TestTeam)
Third  Roger Hammond (GBR) (Cervélo TestTeam)

Points  Heinrich Haussler (GER) (Cervélo TestTeam)
Youth  Heinrich Haussler (GER) (Cervélo TestTeam)
Team Cervélo TestTeam
2008
2010

The 2009 Tour of Qatar was held from 1 February to 6 February 2009 in Qatar. It was a multiple stage road cycling race that took part over six stages with a total of 685 kilometres (426 mi) and was part of the 2008-2009 UCI Asia Tour. The Race was won by Tom Boonen of the Quick Step team.

During the night after stage 4 Belgian cyclist Frederiek Nolf of the Topsport Vlaanderen-Mercator team died in his sleep [1] of a suspected heart attack.[2] The organisers cancelled stage 5 and held a 'cycling procession' instead.

Stage summary[edit]

Stage Date Start Finish Distance Stage Top 3 Leading Top 3 Time
1 1 February Doha Corniche Doha Corniche 6 km United States Garmin-Slipstream
Belgium Quick Step
Russia Team Katusha
United Kingdom Bradley Wiggins
Netherlands Hans Dekkers
France Kilian Patour
6'34"
s.t.
s.t.
2 2 February Khalifa International Stadium Al Khor Corniche 134 km United Kingdom Roger Hammond
Italy Danilo Napolitano
Germany Heinrich Haussler
United Kingdom Roger Hammond
Belgium Tom Boonen
Germany Heinrich Haussler
3h 39'30"
+ 6"
+ 7"
3 3 February Zubarah Doha Golf Club 137.5 km Belgium Tom Boonen
Italy Danilo Napolitano
Belgium Jurgen Roelandts
Belgium Tom Boonen
United Kingdom Roger Hammond
Germany Heinrich Haussler
6h 14'16"
+ 6"
+ 14"
4 4 February Doha Old Souq Madinat Al Shamal 141 km United Kingdom Mark Cavendish
Germany Heinrich Haussler
Belgium Tom Boonen
Belgium Tom Boonen
United Kingdom Roger Hammond
Germany Heinrich Haussler
10h 19'07"
+ 10"
+ 12"
5 5 February Camel Race Track Qatar Foundation 147.5 km Cancelled Belgium Tom Boonen
United Kingdom Roger Hammond
Germany Heinrich Haussler
10h 19'07"
+ 10"
+ 12"
6 6 February Sealine Beach Resort Doha Corniche 121 km United Kingdom Mark Cavendish
Germany Robert Förster
Germany Heinrich Haussler
Belgium Tom Boonen
Germany Heinrich Haussler
United Kingdom Roger Hammond
12h 55'25"
+ 8"
+ 10"

Other leading top threes[edit]

Stage Sprints Pts Young Rider Time Teams Time
1 no sprints none Netherlands Huub Duyn
Belgium Wouter Weylandt
Russia Mikhail Ignatiev
6'34"
+ 1"
+ 2"
United States Garmin-Slipstream
Belgium Quick Step
Russia Team Katusha
6'34"
+ 1"
+ 2"
2 United Kingdom Roger Hammond
Italy Danilo Napolitano
Germany Heinrich Haussler
30
27
25
Germany Heinrich Haussler
Netherlands Huub Duyn
Russia Mikhail Ignatiev
3h 39'37"
+ 2'08"
+ 2'10"
Switzerland Cervélo TestTeam
Belgium Quick Step
Russia Team Katusha
10h 45'42"
+ 0'53"
+ 4'17"
3 Belgium Tom Boonen
Italy Danilo Napolitano
United Kingdom Roger Hammond
56
54
50
Germany Heinrich Haussler
Russia Denis Galimzyanov
United Kingdom Mark Cavendish
6h 14'30"
+ 2'10"
+ 2'13"
Switzerland Cervélo TestTeam
Belgium Quick Step
Russia Team Katusha
18h 30'21"
+ 0'53"
+ 4'17"
4 Belgium Tom Boonen
Germany Heinrich Haussler
United Kingdom Roger Hammond
81
75
61
Germany Heinrich Haussler
United Kingdom Mark Cavendish
Netherlands Tom Veelers
10h 19'19"
+ 2'09"
+ 2'23"
Switzerland Cervélo TestTeam
Belgium Quick Step
United States Team Columbia
30h 45'06"
+ 2'27"
+ 5'29"
5 Belgium Tom Boonen
Germany Heinrich Haussler
United Kingdom Roger Hammond
81
75
61
Germany Heinrich Haussler
United Kingdom Mark Cavendish
Netherlands Tom Veelers
10h 19'19"
+ 2'09"
+ 2'23"
Switzerland Cervélo TestTeam
Belgium Quick Step
United States Team Columbia
30h 45'06"
+ 2'27"
+ 5'29"
6 Germany Heinrich Haussler
Belgium Tom Boonen
Italy Danilo Napolitano
100
92
73
Germany Heinrich Haussler
United Kingdom Mark Cavendish
Netherlands Tom Veelers
12h 55'33"
+ 2'03"
+ 2'27"
Switzerland Cervélo TestTeam
Belgium Quick Step
United States Team Columbia
38h 34'00"
+ 2'27"
+ 5'29"

Men's top 10 overall[edit]

Pos Rider Time
1 Belgium Tom Boonen 12h 55'25"
2 Germany Heinrich Haussler + 0'08"
3 United Kingdom Roger Hammond + 0'10"
4 United Kingdom Daniel Lloyd + 0'25"
5 Germany Andreas Klier + 0'27"
6 Spain Xavier Florencio + 0'28"
7 Italy Angelo Furlan + 1'07"
8 Norway Gabriel Rasch + 1'43"
9 United Kingdom Mark Cavendish + 2'11"
10 Netherlands Tom Veelers + 2'35"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC SPORT | Other sport... | Cycling | Belgian cyclist Nolf found dead". BBC News. 2009-02-05. Retrieved 2012-07-10. 
  2. ^ "www.cyclingnews.com - the world centre of cycling". Autobus.cyclingnews.com. 2009-02-05. Retrieved 2012-07-10.