2000 Tour de Langkawi

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2000 Tour de Langkawi
Race details
Dates 25 January–6 February 2000
Stages 12+Prologue
Distance 1,604.9 km (997.2 mi)
Winning time 38h 34' 39"
Palmares
Winner  Chris Horner (USA) (Mercury)
Second  Julio Alberto Pérez (MEX) (Ceramica Panaria–Gaerne)
Third  Fortunato Baliani (ITA) (Aguardiente Néctar–Selle Italia)

Points  Gordon Fraser (CAN) (Mercury)
Mountains  Julio Alberto Pérez (MEX) (Ceramica Panaria–Gaerne)
Team Mercury
1999
2001

The 2000 Tour de Langkawi was the 5th edition of the Tour de Langkawi, a cycling stage race that took place in Malaysia. It began with a prologue criterium on 25 January in Langkawi and ended on 6 February in Kuala Lumpur. In fact, this race was rated by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) as a 2.4 category race.[1][2][3]

Chris Horner of USA won the race, followed by Julio Alberto Pérez of Mexico second and Fortunato Baliani of Italy third. Gordon Fraser won the points classification category and Julio Alberto Pérez won the mountains classification category. Mercury won the team classification category.[1][2][3]

Stages[edit]

The cyclists competed in 12 stages, covering a distance of 1,604.9 kilometres.[1][2][3] Prologue did not count towards the overall but many riders competed in the stage.[4]

Stage Date Course Distance Stage result
Winner Second Third
P 25 January Langkawi Criterium 50 km (31.1 mi)  Graeme Miller (NZL)  Jans Koerts (NED)  Jan Bratkowski (GER)
1 26 January Langkawi Individual time trial 9.2 km (5.7 mi)  Floyd Landis (USA)  Frank McCormack (USA)  Daniele Contrini (ITA)
2 27 January Alor Setar to Batu Ferringhi 173 km (107.5 mi)  Jamie Drew (AUS)  Daniele Contrini (ITA)  René Haselbacher (AUT)
3 28 January Taiping to Sitiawan 86.1 km (53.5 mi)  Damien Nazon (FRA)  Gordon Fraser (CAN)  René Haselbacher (AUT)
4 29 January Lumut to Tanah Rata 162 km (100.7 mi)  Wong Kam-po (HKG)  Mark Walters (CAN)  Julio Alberto Pérez (MEX)
5 30 January Tapah to Bentong 168.9 km (104.9 mi)  Glen Mitchell (NZL)  Trent Klasna (USA)  Gordon Fraser (CAN)
6 31 January Bentong to Kuantan 191.2 km (118.8 mi)  Antonio Cruz (USA)  Fortunato Baliani (ITA)  Chris Horner (USA)
7 1 February Kuantan to Kuala Rompin 133.5 km (83.0 mi)  Ivan Quaranta (ITA)  Luca Cei (ITA)  Gordon Fraser (CAN)
8 2 February Mersing to Malacca 244.8 km (152.1 mi)  Ivan Quaranta (ITA)  Gordon Fraser (CAN)  Sven Teutenberg (GER)
9 3 February Malacca to Kajang 115.5 km (71.8 mi)  Guido Trenti (USA)  Henk Vogels (AUS)  Torsten Schmidt (GER)
10 4 February KL Tower to Genting Highlands 111.3 km (69.2 mi)  Julio Alberto Pérez (MEX)  Matthew Stephens (GBR)  Walter Bénéteau (FRA)
11 5 February Shah Alam 134.4 km (83.5 mi)  Ivan Quaranta (ITA)  Damien Nazon (FRA)  Gordon Fraser (CAN)
12 6 February Kuala Lumpur Criterium 75.3 km (46.8 mi)  Jan Bratkowski (GER)  Antonio Cruz (USA)  Volker Ordowski (GER)

Classification leadership[edit]

Stage Stage winner General classification
Yellow jersey
Points classification
Green jersey
Mountains classification
Polka-dotted jersey
Asian rider classification Team classification Asian team classification
1 Floyd Landis Floyd Landis Floyd Landis Floyd Landis Makoto Iijima Saturn Japan
2 Jamie Drew Daniele Contrini Daniele Contrini Graziano Recinella
3 Damien Nazon Gordon Fraser
4 Wong Kam-po Mark Walters Julio Alberto Pérez Wong Kam-po
5 Glen Mitchell Lennie Kristensen
6 Antonio Cruz Chris Horner
7 Ivan Quaranta
8 Ivan Quaranta
9 Guido Trenti
10 Julio Alberto Pérez Julio Alberto Pérez Mercury
11 Ivan Quaranta
12 Jan Bratkowski
Final Chris Horner Gordon Fraser Julio Alberto Pérez Wong Kam-po Mercury Japan

Final standings[edit]

General classification[edit]

Rider Team Time
1  Chris Horner (USA) Yellow jersey Mercury 38h 34' 39"
2  Julio Alberto Pérez (MEX) Ceramica Panaria–Gaerne + 27"
3  Fortunato Baliani (ITA) Aguardiente Néctar–Selle Italia + 29"
4  Matthew Stephens (GBR) Linda McCartney Cycling Team + 01' 05"
5  Floyd Landis (USA) Mercury + 01' 48"
6  Lennie Kristensen (DEN) Denmark + 01' 50"
7  Graziano Recinella (ITA) Mobilvetta Design-Rossin + 02' 02"
8  René Haselbacher (AUT) Gerolsteiner + 02' 04"
9  Chris Wherry (USA) Saturn + 02' 25"
10  Loic Lamouller (FRA) BigMat–Auber 93 + 02' 27"

Points classification[edit]

Rider Team Points
1  Gordon Fraser (CAN) Green jersey Mercury 111
2  Guido Trenti (USA) Cantina Tollo 87
3  René Haselbacher (GER) Gerolsteiner 82
4  Jans Koerts (NED) Farm Frites 58
5  Ivan Quaranta (ITA) Mobilvetta Design-Rossin 55
6  Franky Van Haesebroucke (BEL) Telekom Malaysia All-Stars 52
7  Kosie Loubser (RSA) South Africa 50
8  Antonio Cruz (USA) Saturn 48
9  Damien Nazon (FRA) Bonjour 41
9  Jan Bratkowski (GER) Mercury 41

Asian rider classification[edit]

Rider Team Time
1  Wong Kam-po (HKG) Telekom Malaysia All-Stars 38h 41' 16"
2  Sharulneeza Razali (MAS) Malaysia + 03' 39"
3  Hidenori Nodera (JPN) Japan + 04' 35"
4  Victor Espiritu (PHI) Philippines + 06' 14"
5  Yasutaka Tashiro (JPN) Japan + 07' 54"
6  Yoshimasa Hirose (JPN) Japan + 18' 34"
7  Musairi Musa (MAS) Malaysia + 19' 47"
8  Merculio Ramos (PHI) Philippines + 20' 01"
9  Zhu Yongbiao (CHN) China + 20' 16"
10  Makoto Iijima (JPN) Japan + 22' 44"

Team classification[edit]

Team Time
1 Mercury 115h 44' 59"
2 South Africa + 38"
3 Saturn + 03' 08"
4 Linda McCartney Cycling Team + 04' 03"
5 Denmark + 05' 05"
6 Gerolsteiner + 05' 56"
7 Aguardiente Néctar–Selle Italia + 10' 02"
8 Canada + 18' 49"
9 BigMat–Auber 93 + 26' 14"
10 Japan + 31' 22"

Asian team classification[edit]

Team Time
1 Japan 116h 16' 21"
2 Philippines + 32' 21"
3 Malaysia + 38' 28"
4 China + 1h 25' 08"
5 Indonesia + 2h 23' 50"

List of teams and riders[edit]

A total of 25 teams were invited to participate in the 2000 Tour de Langkawi. Out of the 149 riders, a total of 126 riders made it to the finish in Kuala Lumpur.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "2000 Tour de Langkawi at cyclingnews.com". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "2000 Tour de Langkawi — Stages". cyclingarchives.com. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d "2000 Tour de Langkawi Results". ltdl.com.my. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "2000 Tour de Langkawi — Prologue". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 4 March 2013.