2015 UCI Asia Tour

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2015 UCI Asia Tour
Eleventh edition of the UCI Asia Tour
Details
Dates1 February 2015 (2015-02-01)–19 December 2015
LocationAsia
Rounds37
Champions
Individual champion Samad Pourseyedi (IRI) (Tabriz Petrochemical Team)
Teams' championPishgaman–Giant
Nations' champion Iran
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The 2015 UCI Asia Tour is the 11th season of the UCI Asia Tour. The season began on 1 February 2015 with the Le Tour de Filipinas and will end on 19 December 2015 with the Tour of Al Zubarah.

The points leader, based on the cumulative results of previous races, wears the UCI Asia Tour cycling jersey. Samad Pourseyedi from Iran is the defending champion of the 2013–14 UCI Asia Tour.

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]

Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team Ref
1–4 February Tour de Filipinas  Philippines 2.2  Thomas Lebas (FRA) Bridgestone–Anchor [1]
4–7 February Dubai Tour  United Arab Emirates 2.HC  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Etixx–Quick-Step [2]
8–13 February Tour of Qatar  Qatar 2.HC  Niki Terpstra (NED) Etixx–Quick-Step [3]
12 February Asian Cycling Championships – Road Race  Thailand CC  Hossein Askari (IRI) Iran (national team) [4]
14 February Asian Cycling Championships – Time Trial  Thailand CC  Hossein Askari (IRI) Iran (national team) [5]
17–22 February Tour of Oman  Oman 2.HC  Rafael Valls (ESP) Lampre–Merida [6]
8–15 March Tour de Langkawi  Malaysia 2.HC  Youcef Reguigui (ALG) MTN–Qhubeka [7]
22–26 March Tour de Taiwan  Chinese Taipei 2.1  Samad Pourseyedi (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team [8]
1–6 April Tour of Thailand  Thailand 2.2  Yasuharu Nakajima (JPN) Aisan Racing Team
6–9 May Tour de Ijen  Indonesia 2.2  Peter Pouly (FRA) Pishgaman-Giant Team [9]
17–24 May Tour of Japan  Japan 2.1  Samad Pourseyedi (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team [10]
28 May–2 June Tour of Iran (Azerbaijan)  Iran 2.1  Samad Pourseyedi (IRI) Tabriz Petrochemical Team
28–31 May Tour de Kumano  Japan 2.2  Benjamín Prades (ESP) Matrix Powertag [11]
7–14 June Tour de Korea  South Korea 2.1  Caleb Ewan (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE [12]
5–18 July Tour of Qinghai Lake  China 2.HC  Radoslav Rogina (CRO) Adria Mobil [13]
11–13 September Tour de Hokkaido  Japan 2.2  Riccardo Stacchiotti (ITA) Nippo–Vini Fantini [14]
2–9 October Tour of China I  China 2.1  Daniele Colli (ITA) Nippo–Vini Fantini [15]
3–11 October Tour de Singkarak  Indonesia 2.2  Arvin Moazemi (IRI) Pishgaman–Giant [16]
4 October Tour of Almaty  Kazakhstan 1.1  Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ) Astana [17]
8–11 October Abu Dhabi Tour  United Arab Emirates 2.1  Esteban Chaves (COL) Orica–GreenEDGE [18]
11–18 October Tour of China II  China 2.1  Mattia Gavazzi (ITA) Amore & Vita–Selle SMP [19]
18 October Japan Cup  Japan 1.HC  Bauke Mollema (NED) Trek Factory Racing [20]
20–28 October Tour of Hainan  China 2.HC  Sacha Modolo (ITA) Lampre–Merida [21]
31 October–8 November Tour of Taihu Lake  China 2.1  Jakub Mareczko (ITA) Southeast Pro Cycling [22]
31 October–4 November Tour de Borneo  Malaysia 2.2  Peeter Pruus (EST) Rietumu-Delfin [23]
8 November Tour de Okinawa  Japan 1.2  Jason Christie (NZL) Avanti Racing Team [24]
10–11 November Tour of Yancheng Coastal Wetlands  China 2.2  Evaldas Šiškevičius (LIT) Team Marseille 13 KTM
28 November–1 December Sharjah Cycling Tour  United Arab Emirates 2.2  Soufiane Haddi (MAR) Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling Team–Al Ahli Club
2 December UAE Cup  United Arab Emirates 1.2  Maher Hasnaoui (TUN) Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling Team–Al Ahli Club
9–13 December Jelajah Malaysia  Malaysia 2.2  Francisco Mancebo (ESP) Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling Team–Al Ahli Club
16–19 December Tour of Al Zubarah  Qatar 2.2  Maher Hasnaoui (TUN) Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling Team–Al Ahli Club

Standings[edit]

Standings as of November 25th.

References[edit]

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