2005 UCI Asia Tour

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2005 UCI Asia Tour
First edition of the UCI Asia Tour
Dates 16 January 2005 (2005-01-16)–19 September 2005
Location Asia
Rounds 13
Individual champion  Andrey Mizurov (KAZ) (Cycling Team Capec)
Teams' champion Giant Asia Racing Team
Nations' champion  Kazakhstan

The 2005 UCI Asia Tour was the first season of the UCI Asia Tour. The season began on 16 January 2005 with the Tour of Siam and ended on 19 September 2005 with the Tour de Hokkaido. Andrey Mizurov of Kazakhstan was crowned as the 2005 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


Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team
16–21 January Tour of Siam  Thailand 2.2  Shinichi Fukushima (JPN) Bridgestone Anchor
28 January–6 February Tour de Langkawi  Malaysia 2.HC  Ryan Cox (RSA) Barloworld
29 January International Grand Prix Doha  Qatar 1.1  Robert Hunter (RSA) Phonak
31 January–4 February Tour of Qatar  Qatar 2.1  Lars Michaelsen (DEN) Team CSC
14–19 April Kerman Tour  Iran 2.2  Hossein Askari (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team
7–13 May Tour de Korea  South Korea 2.2  David McCann (IRL) Giant Asia Racing Team
15–22 May Tour of Japan  Japan 2.2  Félix Cárdenas (COL) Barloworld
22 May–1 June Azerbaïjan Tour  Iran 2.2  Ghader Mizbani (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team
27 June–1 July Tour de East Java  Indonesia 2.2  Ahad Kazemi (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team
16–24 July Tour of Qinghai Lake  China 2.HC  Martin Mareš (CZE) eD'system ZVVZ
29–31 July Tour of China  China 2.2  Andrey Mizurov (KAZ) Cycling Team Capec
11–21 September Tour d'Indonesia  Indonesia 2.2  Hossein Askari (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team
14–19 September Tour de Hokkaido  Japan 2.2  Eddy Ratti (ITA) Team Nippo

Final standings[edit]

Individual classification[edit]

Rank Name Team Points
1.  Andrey Mizurov (KAZ) Cycling Team Capec 213
2.  Ryan Cox (RSA) Barloworld 190
3.  Martin Mareš (CZE) eD'system ZVVZ 174
4.  Hossein Askari (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team 168.66
5.  David McCann (IRL) Giant Asia Racing Team 160.66
6.  Graeme Brown (AUS) Ceramica Panaria–Navigare 156
7.  Mehdi Sohrabi (IRI) Paykan 155.66
8.  Ghader Mizbani (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team 150.66
9.  Ahad Kazemi (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team 132.66
10.  Sergey Lagutin (UZB) Landbouwkrediet–Colnago 120

Team classification[edit]

Rank Team Points
1. Giant Asia Racing Team 796.64
2. Cycling Team Capec 439
3. Barloworld 429
4. Paykan 314.64
5. Ceramica Panaria–Navigare 271
6. Bridgestone Anchor 261
7. Marco Polo 237
8. Team Nippo 227
9. Naturino-Sapore di Mare 209
10. Navigators Insurance 176

Nation classification[edit]

Rank Nation Points
1.  Kazakhstan 1005.28
2.  Iran 874.96
3.  Japan 744
4.  Uzbekistan 618
5.  South Korea 143
6.  Mongolia 127
7.  Hong Kong 79
8.  Indonesia 55
9.  Syria 43
10.  China 41

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