2008 Tour of Qatar

The 2008 Tour of Qatar was held from 27 January to 1 February 2008 in Qatar. It is a multiple stage road cycling race that took part over six stages with a total of 712.5 kilometres and is part of the 2007–2008 UCI Asia Tour.

Stage summaryEdit

Stage Date Start Finish Distance Stage Top 3 Leading Top 3 Time
1 27 January Doha Corniche Doha Corniche 6 km   Quick-Step
  Team Slipstream
  Skil-Shimano
  Matteo Tosatto
  Wilfried Cretskens
  Steven de Jongh
6:35
+ 0:00
+ 0:00
2 28 January Zubarah Doha Golf Club 137.5 km   Tom Boonen
  Greg Van Avermaet
  Danilo Napolitano
  Tom Boonen
  Steven de Jongh
  Greg Van Avermaet
2:34:59
+ 0:09
+ 0:14
3 29 January Camel Race Track Qatar Foundation 147.5 km   Tom Boonen
  Danilo Napolitano
  Steven de Jongh
  Tom Boonen
  Steven de Jongh
  Greg Van Avermaet
6:04:30
+ 0:13
+ 0:24
4 30 January Khalifa International Stadium Al Khor Corniche 131.5 km   Alberto Loddo
  Tom Boonen
  Sebastian Siedler
  Tom Boonen
  Steven de Jongh
  Greg Van Avermaet
8:48:57
+ 0:16
+ 0:28
5 31 January Al Khor Academy Al Khor Corniche 170 km   Danilo Napolitano
  Alberto Loddo
  Tom Boonen
  Tom Boonen
  Steven de Jongh
  Greg Van Avermaet
12:38:07
+ 0:17
+ 0:30
6 1 February Al Wakrah Doha Corniche 120 km   Tom Boonen
  Alberto Loddo
  Luciano Pagliarini
  Tom Boonen
  Steven de Jongh
  Greg Van Avermaet
15:27:44
+ 0:27
+ 0:40

Other leading top threesEdit

Stage Sprints Pts Under 23 Time Teams Time
1 no sprints none   Christopher Sutton
  Martijn Maaskant
  Huub Duyn
6:37
+ 0:00
+ 0:00
  Quick-Step
  Team Slipstream
  Skil-Shimano
6:35
+ 0:02
+ 0:05
2   Tom Boonen
  Greg Van Avermaet
  Danilo Napolitano
33
27
25
  Greg Van Avermaet
  Christopher Sutton
  Jurgen Roelandts
2:35:13
+ 0:01
+ 0:06
  Quick-Step
  Silence–Lotto
  Skil-Shimano
7:32:33
+ 0:07
+ 2:08
3   Tom Boonen
  Danilo Napolitano
  Greg Van Avermaet
63
52
51
  Greg Van Avermaet
  Christopher Sutton
  Jurgen Roelandts
6:04:53
+ 0:03
+ 0:09
  Quick-Step
  Silence–Lotto
  Skil-Shimano
18:01:41
+ 0:09
+ 2:47
4   Tom Boonen
  Greg Van Avermaet
  Christopher Sutton
90
69
64
  Greg Van Avermaet
  Christopher Sutton
  Jurgen Roelandts
8:49:23
+ 0:06
+ 0:10
  Quick-Step
  Silence–Lotto
  Skil-Shimano
26:15:20
+ 0:09
+ 2:47
5   Tom Boonen
  Danilo Napolitano
  Greg Van Avermaet
115
92
79
  Greg Van Avermaet
  Christopher Sutton
  Jurgen Roelandts
12:38:37
+ 0:06
+ 0:10
  Quick-Step
  Silence–Lotto
  Skil-Shimano
37:43:02
+ 0:09
+ 2:47
6   Tom Boonen
  Danilo Napolitano
  Alberto Loddo
145
105
97
  Greg Van Avermaet
  Christopher Sutton
  Jurgen Roelandts
15:28:24
+ 0:06
+ 0:10
  Quick-Step
  Silence–Lotto
  Skil-Shimano
46:12:23
+ 0:09
+ 2:47

Men's top 10 overallEdit

Pos Rider Time
1   Tom Boonen 15:27:44
2   Steven de Jongh + 0:27
3   Greg Van Avermaet + 0:40
4   Christopher Sutton + 0:46
5   Jurgen Roelandts + 0:50
6   Alexandre Pichot + 1:10
7   Maarten Tjallingii + 1:12
8   Alberto Loddo + 1:22
9   Wilfried Cretskens + 1:31
10   Sebastian Siedler + 1:41

ReferencesEdit