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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.

2009–10 UCI Asia Tour
Sixth edition of the UCI Asia Tour
Details
Dates6 October 2009 (2009-10-06)–20 September 2010
LocationAsia
Rounds35
Champions
Individual champion Mehdi Sohrabi (IRI) (Tabriz Petrochemical Team)
Teams' championTabriz Petrochemical Team
Nations' champion Iran
← 2008–09

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

Contents

EventsEdit

2009Edit

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

2010Edit

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 standingsEdit

Individual classificationEdit

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 classificationEdit

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 classificationEdit

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

External linksEdit