2002 Tour de Langkawi

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2002 Tour de Langkawi
Race details
Dates 1–10 February 2002
Stages 10
Distance 1,312.6 km (815.6 mi)
Winning time 30h 03' 31"
Results
Jersey awarded to the overall winner Winner  Hernán Darío Muñoz (COL) (Colombia–Selle Italia)
  Second  Robert Hunter (RSA) (Mapei–Quick-Step)
  Third  David George (RSA) (South Africa)

Points  Robert Hunter (RSA) (Mapei–Quick-Step)
Mountains  Ruber Marín (COL) (Colombia–Selle Italia)
  Team Mapei–Quick-Step
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The 2002 Tour de Langkawi was the 7th edition of the Tour de Langkawi, a cycling stage race that took place in Malaysia. It started on 1 February in Putrajaya and ended on 10 February in Kuala Lumpur. In fact, this race was rated by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) as a 2.3 category race.[1][2][3]

Hernán Darío Muñoz of Colombia won the race. Robert Hunter of South Africa won the point classification and Ruber Marín of Colombia won the mountains classification. Mapei–Quick-Step won the team classification.[1][2][3]

Stages[edit]

The cyclists competed in 10 stages, covering a distance of 1,312.6 kilometres.[1][2][3]

Stage Date Course Distance Stage result
Winner Second Third
1 1 February Putrajaya Individual time trial 20.3 km (12.6 mi)  Robert Hunter (RSA)  Nathan O'Neill (AUS)  Eric Wohlberg (CAN)
2 2 February Klang to Sitiawan 183.5 km (114.0 mi)  Robert Hunter (RSA)  Antonio Salomone (ITA)  Andrea Tafi (ITA)
3 3 February Lumut to Ipoh 129.6 km (80.5 mi)  Enrico Degano (ITA)  Graeme Brown (AUS)  Mario Traversoni (ITA)
4 4 February Tapah to Bentong 176.4 km (109.6 mi)  Moreno Di Biase (ITA)  Robert Hunter (RSA)  Frédéric Amorison (BEL)
5 5 February Bangi to Malacca 129.7 km (80.6 mi)  Robert Hunter (RSA)  Antonio Salomone (ITA)  Wong Kam-po (HKG)
6 6 February Muar to Johor Bahru 172 km (106.9 mi)  Graeme Brown (AUS)  Robert Hunter (RSA)  Hendrik Van Dyck (BEL)
7 7 February Kluang to Tampin 196.7 km (122.2 mi)  Moreno Di Biase (ITA)  Daniele Galli (ITA)  Robert Hunter (RSA)
8 8 February Port Dickson to Petaling Jaya 95.5 km (59.3 mi)  Antonio Salomone (ITA)  Andris Naudužs (LAT)  Dirk Schumann (GER)
9 9 February Menara Telekom to Genting Highlands 133.3 km (82.8 mi)  Hernán Darío Muñoz (COL)  David George (RSA)  Ruber Marín (COL)
10 10 February Kuala Lumpur Criterium 75.6 km (47.0 mi)  Graeme Brown (AUS)  Daniele Galli (ITA)  Robert Hunter (RSA)

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 Robert Hunter Robert Hunter Robert Hunter not available Arnel Quirimit Mapei–Quick-Step Japan
2 Robert Hunter
3 Enrico Degano Hans De Meester
4 Moreno Di Biase Koji Fukushima Ghader Mizbani Telekom Malaysia
5 Robert Hunter Tonton Susanto
6 Graeme Brown
7 Moreno Di Biase
8 Antonio Salomone
9 Hernán Darío Muñoz Hernán Darío Muñoz Ruber Marín
10 Graeme Brown
Final Hernán Darío Muñoz Robert Hunter Ruber Marín Tonton Susanto Mapei–Quick-Step Telekom Malaysia

Final standings[edit]

General classification[edit]

Rider Team Time
1  Hernán Darío Muñoz (COL) Yellow jersey Colombia–Selle Italia 30h 03' 31"
2  Robert Hunter (RSA) Mapei–Quick-Step + 36"
3  David George (RSA) South Africa + 01' 52"
4  René Jørgensen (DEN) Team Fakta + 03' 50"
5  Mickaël Pichon (FRA) Bonjour + 04' 42"
6  David Cañada (ESP) Mapei–Quick-Step + 05' 00"
7  Artour Babaitsev (RUS) Nürnberger + 05' 29"
8  Paolo Lanfranchi (ITA) Index–Alexia Alluminio + 05' 56"
9  Ruber Marín (COL) Colombia–Selle Italia + 06' 43"
10  Stive Vermaut (BEL) Lotto–Adecco + 07' 11"

Asian rider classification[edit]

Rider Team Time
1  Tonton Susanto (INA) Telekom Malaysia 30h 13' 40"
2  Shinichi Fukushima (JPN) Japan + 06' 26"
3  Wong Kam-po (HKG) Telekom Malaysia + 13' 10"
4  Ghader Mizbani (IRI) Telekom Malaysia + 18' 07"
5  Tomoya Kano (JPN) Japan + 22' 46"
6  Tsen Seong Hoong (MAS) Malaysia + 27' 26"
7  Victor Espiritu (PHI) Philippines + 28' 34"
8  Merculio Ramos (PHI) Philippines + 29' 32"
9  Nor Affendy Rosli (MAS) Telekom Malaysia + 31' 20"
10  Arnel Quirimit (PHI) Philippines + 32' 44"

Team classification[edit]

Team Time
1 Mapei–Quick-Step 90h 21' 04"
2 South Africa + 11' 11"
3 Colombia–Selle Italia + 11' 41"
4 Index–Alexia Alluminio + 21' 54"
5 Bonjour + 27' 32"
6 Acqua e Sapone–Cantina Tollo + 34' 55"
7 Telekom Malaysia + 36' 26"
8 Team Fakta + 52' 25"
9 Lotto–Adecco + 58' 25"
10 Crédit Agricole + 59' 26"

Asian team classification[edit]

Team Time
1 Telekom Malaysia 91h 01' 55"
2 Japan + 37' 01"
3 Philippines + 1h 01' 36"
4 Malaysia + 1h 12' 40"
5 China + 1h 57' 34"

List of teams and riders[edit]

A total of 22 teams were invited to participate in the 2002 Tour de Langkawi. Out of the 151 riders, a total of 128 riders made it to the finish in Kuala Lumpur.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "2002 Tour de Langkawi at cyclingnews.com". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "2002 Tour de Langkawi — Stages". cyclingarchives.com. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d "2002 Tour de Langkawi Results". ltdl.com.my. Retrieved 4 March 2013.