2009–10 UCI Asia Tour

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2009–10 UCI Asia Tour
Sixth edition of the UCI Asia Tour
Dates 6 October 2009 (2009-10-06)–20 September 2010
Location Asia
Rounds 35
Individual champion  Mehdi Sohrabi (IRI) (Tabriz Petrochemical Team)
Teams' champion Tabriz Petrochemical Team
Nations' champion  Iran

The 2009–10 UCI Asia Tour was the 6th season of the UCI Asia Tour. The season began on 6 October 2009 with the Tour of Milad du Nour, and ended on 20 September 2010 with the Tour de Hokkaido.

The points leader, based on the cumulative results of previous races, wears the UCI Asia Tour cycling jersey. Ghader Mizbani from Iran was the defending champion of the 2008–09 UCI Asia Tour. Mehdi Sohrabi of Iran was crowned as the 2009–10 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
6–10 October Tour of Milad du Nour  Iran 2.2  Mehdi Sohrabi (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team
15–20 October Azerbaïjan Tour  Iran 2.2  Ahad Kazemi (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team
25 October Japan Cup  Japan 1.HC  Chris Anker Sørensen (DEN) Team Saxo Bank
7–8 November Tour de Okinawa  Japan 2.2  Kenji Itami (JPN) Bridgestone Anchor
8 November Tour de Seoul  South Korea 1.2  Cho Ho-Sung (KOR) Seoul Cycling Team
11–19 November Tour of Hainan  China 2.HC  Francisco Ventoso (ESP) Carmiooro A Style
15 November Kumamoto International Road Race  Japan 1.2  Yasuharu Nakajima (JPN) EQA-Meitan Hompo-Graphite Design
22 November–2 December Tour d'Indonesia  Indonesia 2.2  Mehdi Sohrabi (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team


Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team
22 January H. H. Vice President Cup  United Arab Emirates 1.2  Mouhssine Lahsaini (MAR) Morocco (national team)
23 January Emirates Cup  United Arab Emirates 1.2  Malcolm Lange (RSA) South Africa (national team)
6–10 February Kerman Tour  Iran 2.2  Abbas Saeidi (IRI) Azad University Iran
7–12 February Tour of Qatar  Qatar 2.1  Wouter Mol (NED) Vacansoleil
14–19 February Tour of Oman  Oman 2.1  Fabian Cancellara (SUI) Team Saxo Bank
21 February Mumbai Cyclothon  India 1.2  Juan José Haedo (ARG) Team Saxo Bank
1–7 March Tour de Langkawi  Malaysia 2.HC  José Rujano (VEN) ISD–NERI
14–20 March Tour de Taiwan  Taiwan 2.2  David McCann (IRL) Giant Asia Racing Team
1–6 April Tour of Thailand  Thailand 2.2  Kiel Reijnen (USA) Jelly Belly–Kenda
10 April Asian Cycling ChampionshipsTime trial  United Arab Emirates CC  Andrey Mizourov (KAZ) Kazakhstan (national team)
12 April Asian Cycling ChampionshipsRoad race  United Arab Emirates CC  Mehdi Sohrabi (IRI) Iran (national team)
17–20 April Le Tour de Filipinas  Philippines 2.2  David McCann (IRL) Giant Asia Racing Team
22 April–2 May Tour de Korea  South Korea 2.2  Michael Friedman (USA) Jelly Belly–Kenda
24–25 April Melaka Governor Cup  Malaysia 2.2  David McCann (IRL) Giant Asia Racing Team
27 April–1 May Jelajah Malaysia  Malaysia 2.2  David McCann (IRL) Giant Asia Racing Team
3–8 May Azerbaïjan Tour  Iran 2.2  Ghader Mizbani (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team
11–15 May International Presidency Tour  Iran 2.2  Hossein Askari (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team
16–23 May Tour of Japan  Japan 2.2  Cristiano Salerno (ITA) De Rosa–Stac Plastic
27–30 May Tour de Kumano  Japan 2.2  Andrey Mizurov (KAZ) Tabriz Petrochemical Team
1–5 June Tour of Singkarak  Indonesia 2.2  Ghader Mizbani (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team
13 June Tour de Jakarta  Indonesia 1.2  Matnur Matnur (INA) Polygon Sweet Nice
18–20 June Tour de East Java  Indonesia 2.2  Hossein Alizadeh (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team
7–11 July Tour of Milad du Nour  Iran 2.2  Ramin Mehrabani (IRI) Azad University Iran
17–25 July Tour of Qinghai Lake  China 2.HC  Hossein Askari (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team
29 August Tour de Delhi  India 2.2  Arran Brown (RSA) South Africa (national team)
10–19 September Tour of China  China 2.2  Dirk Müller (GER) Team Nutrixxion-Sparkasse
16–20 September Tour de Hokkaido  Japan 2.2  Miyataka Shimizu (JPN) Bridgestone–Anchor

Final standings[edit]

Individual classification[edit]

Rank Name Team Points
1.  Mehdi Sohrabi (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team 466.66
2.  Hossein Askari (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team 438.33
3.  Ghader Mizbani (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team 313.33
4.  David McCann (IRL) Giant Asia Racing Team 298.66
5.  Boris Shpilevsky (RUS) Russia (national team) 246
6.  Amir Zargari (IRI) Azad University Iran 224.33
7.  Takashi Miyazawa (JPN) CDC–Cavaliere 209
8.  Francisco Ventoso (ESP) Carmiooro NGC 195
9.  Andrey Mizurov (KAZ) Tabriz Petrochemical Team 191.66
10.  Radoslav Rogina (CRO) Loborika 146

Nation classification[edit]

Rank Nation Points
1.  Iran 2017.96
2.  Japan 995
3.  Kazakhstan 667.36
4.  South Korea 332
5.  Hong Kong 231
6.  Uzbekistan 230.2
7.  Indonesia 207
8.  Malaysia 203
9.  Kyrgyzstan 191.66
10.  Mongolia 141

Nation under-23 classification[edit]

Rank Nation under-23 Points
1.  Iran 259.64
2.  Kazakhstan 210.66
3.  Hong Kong 108
4.  Japan 91.98
5.  Mongolia 64
6.  South Korea 52
7.  Malaysia 40
8.  United Arab Emirates 36
9.  Kyrgyzstan 32
10.  Indonesia 29

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