2011–12 UCI Asia Tour

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2011–12 UCI Asia Tour
Eighth edition of the UCI Asia Tour
Details
Dates 2 October 2011 (2011-10-02)–30 September 2012
Location Asia
Rounds 27
Champions
Individual champion  Hossein Alizadeh (IRI) (Tabriz Petrochemical Team)
Teams' champion Terengganu Cycling Team
Nations' champion  Kazakhstan

The 2011–12 UCI Asia Tour was the 8th season of the UCI Asia Tour. The season began on 2 October 2011 with the Tour d'Indonesia and ended on 30 September 2012 with the Tour de Brunei.

The points leader, based on the cumulative results of previous races, wears the UCI Asia Tour cycling jersey. Mehdi Sohrabi from Iran was the defending champion of the 2010–11 UCI Asia Tour. Hossein Alizadeh of Iran was crowned as the 2011–12 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]

2011[edit]

Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team
2–12 October Tour d'Indonesia  Indonesia 2.2  Eric Sheppard (AUS) Plan B Racing Team
20–28 October Tour of Hainan  China 2.HC  Valentin Iglinsky (KAZ) Astana
23 October Japan Cup  Japan 1.HC  Ivan Basso (ITA) Liquigas-Cannondale
1–5 November Tour of Taihu Lake  China 2.2  Boris Shpilevsky (RUS) Tabriz Petrochemical Team
12–13 November Tour de Okinawa  Japan 2.2  Kazuhiro Mori (JPN) Aisan Racing Team

2012[edit]

Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team
5–10 February Tour of Qatar  Qatar 2.HC  Tom Boonen (BEL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step
14–19 February Tour of Oman  Oman 2.1  Peter Velits (SVK) Omega Pharma-Quick Step
15 February Asian Cycling ChampionshipsTime trial  Malaysia CC  Eugen Wacker (KGZ) Kyrgyzstan (national team)
18 February Asian Cycling ChampionshipsRoad race  Malaysia CC  Wong Kam-po (HKG) Hong Kong (national team)
24 February–4 March Tour de Langkawi  Malaysia 2.HC  José Serpa (COL) Androni Giocattoli-Venezuela
10–16 March Tour de Taiwan  Taiwan 2.1  Rhys Pollock (AUS) Drapac Cycling
1–6 April Tour of Thailand  Thailand 2.2  Mitchell Lovelock-Fay (AUS) Australia (national team)
14–17 April Le Tour de Filipinas  Philippines 2.2  Baler Ravina (PHI) GO21
22–29 April Tour de Korea  South Korea 2.2  Park Sung-Baek (KOR) KSPO Cycling Team
27 April–1 May Tour de Borneo  Malaysia 2.2  Michael Torckler (NZL) PureBlack Racing
8–13 May Jelajah Malaysia  Malaysia 2.2  Yusuf Abrekov (UZB) Uzbekistan Suren Team
11–16 May Azerbaïjan Tour  Iran 2.2  Javier Ramírez (ESP) Andalucía
20–27 May Tour of Japan  Japan 2.2  Fortunato Baliani (ITA) Team Nippo
31 May–3 June Tour de Kumano  Japan 2.2  Fortunato Baliani (ITA) Team Nippo
4–10 June Tour de Singkarak  Indonesia 2.2  Óscar Pujol (ESP) Azad University Cross Team
17 June Tour de Jakarta  Indonesia 1.2  Chris Joven (PHI) American Vinyl–LPGMA’s
29 June–12 July Tour of Qinghai Lake  China 2.HC  Hossein Alizadeh (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team
29 August–1 September Tour de East Java  Indonesia 2.2  Ivan Tsissaruk (KAZ) Astana Track Team
7–13 September Tour of China I  China 2.1  Martin Pedersen (DEN) Christina Watches-Onfone
15–17 September Tour de Hokkaido  Japan 2.2  Maximiliano Richeze (ARG) Team Nippo
16–23 September Tour of China II  China 2.1  Stefan Schumacher (GER) Christina Watches-Onfone
26–30 September Tour de Brunei  Brunei 2.2  Hossein Askari (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team

Final standings[edit]

Individual classification[edit]

Rank Name Team Points
1.  Hossein Alizadeh (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team 223
2.  Stefan Schumacher (GER) Christina Watches-Onfone 221.33
3.  Andrea Guardini (ITA) Farnese Vini-Selle Italia 216
4.  Wong Kam-po (HKG) Hong Kong (national team) 210
5.  Taiji Nishitani (JPN) Aisan Racing Team 207
6.  Luka Mezgec (SLO) Sava 186
7.  José Serpa (COL) Androni Giocattoli-Venezuela 180
8.  Mohamed Harrif Salleh (MAS) Terengganu Cycling Team 145
9.  Maximiliano Richeze (ARG) Team Nippo 129
10.  Cameron Wurf (AUS) Champion System 121.33

Nation classification[edit]

Rank Nation Points
1.  Kazakhstan 856.84
2.  Japan 841
3.  Malaysia 592
4.  Iran 557
5.  Hong Kong 449
6.  South Korea 289
7.  Uzbekistan 245
8.  Indonesia 207
9.  Philippines 183
10.  Kyrgyzstan 170

Nation under-23 classification[edit]

Rank Nation under-23 Points
1.  Kazakhstan 613.34
2.  Malaysia 183
3.  Japan 116
4.  Indonesia 92
5.  Iran 73
5.  Hong Kong 73
7.  Vietnam 53
8.  South Korea 46
9.  Philippines 43
10.  Singapore 35

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