Tour of South China Sea

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Tour of South China Sea
Race details
Date December
Region GuangdongHong KongMacau
Local name(s) 中国南海之旅 (in Chinese)
Discipline Road race
Competition UCI Asia Tour 1.2
Type Classic one-day race
History
First edition 1996 (1996)
Editions 14 (as of 2010)
First winner  Wong Kam-po (HKG)
Most wins  Wong Kam-po (HKG)
(4 wins)
Most recent  Kazuhiro Mori (JPN)

The Tour of South China Sea is an annual professional road bicycle racing classic one-day race held in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau since 1996 as part of the UCI Asia Tour. It has been held during Christmas holiday every year since 1996 to celebrate the handover of Hong Kong and Macau to China.[1][2] The race was won four times by Wong Kam-po. The race is currently rated by the International Cycling Union (UCI) as a 1.2 category race.

Past winners[edit]

General classification[edit]

Rider Team
1996 Hong Kong Kam-po, WongWong Kam-po (HKG)
1997 Hong Kong Kam-po, WongWong Kam-po (HKG)
1998 South Africa Loubser, KosieKosie Loubser (RSA)
1999 Hong Kong Kam-po, WongWong Kam-po (HKG)
2000 South Africa McDonald, NeilNeil McDonald (RSA) HSBC
2001 Hong Kong Kam-po, WongWong Kam-po (HKG) Pocari Hong Kong Team
2002 South Africa White, NicholasNicholas White (RSA) HSBC
2003 Russia Grishkine, OlegOleg Grishkine (RUS) Moscow City Sports
2004 Russia Khatuntsev, AlexanderAlexander Khatuntsev (RUS) Moscow City Sports
2005 Hong Kong Kin San, WuWu Kin San (HKG) Purapharm
2006 Russia Khatuntsev, AlexanderAlexander Khatuntsev (RUS) Omnibike Dynamo Moscow
2007 Hong Kong Wang Yip, TangTang Wang Yip (HKG) Hong Kong Pro Cycling[3]
2008 China Gang, XuXu Gang (CHN) Hong Kong HSS Shanghai Sports Institute
2009 No race
2010 Japan Mori, KazuhiroKazuhiro Mori (JPN) Aisan Racing Team
2011–2012 No race

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