2009 Tour de Langkawi

The 2009 Tour de Langkawi was the 14th edition of the Tour de Langkawi, a cycling stage race that took place in Malaysia. The race began on 9 February in Putrajaya and ended on 15 February in Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur. In fact this race was sanctioned by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) as a 2.HC (hors category) race on the 2008–09 UCI Asia Tour calendar.[1][2][3]

2009 Tour de Langkawi
2008–09 UCI Asia Tour, race 17 of 31
Race details
Dates9–15 February 2009
Stages7
Distance1,031.7 km (641.1 mi)
Winning time24h 22' 12"
Results
Winner  José Serpa (COL) (Diquigiovanni–Androni)
  Second  Jai Crawford (AUS) (Australia)
  Third  Jackson Rodríguez (VEN) (Diquigiovanni–Androni)

Points  Mattia Gavazzi (ITA) (Diquigiovanni–Androni)
Mountains  José Serpa (COL) (Diquigiovanni–Androni)
  Team Diquigiovanni–Androni
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Colombian cyclist, José Serpa emerged as the winner of the race, followed by Jai Crawford second and Jackson Rodriguez third. Mattia Gavazzi won the points classification category and José Serpa won the mountains classification category. Diquigiovanni–Androni won the team classification category.[1][2][3]

TeamsEdit

20 teams accepted invitations to participate in the 2009 Tour de Langkawi.

‡: National teams

StagesEdit

The cyclists competed in 7 stages, covering a distance of 1031.7 kilometres.[1][2][3]

Stage Date Course Distance Stage result
Winner Second Third
1 9 February Putrajaya to Senawang 133.8 km (83.1 mi)   Mattia Gavazzi (ITA)   Chris Sutton (AUS)   Nolan Hoffman (RSA)
2 10 February Senawang to Malacca 160.9 km (100.0 mi)   Mattia Gavazzi (ITA)   Nolan Hoffman (RSA)   Aurélien Clerc (SUI)
3 11 February Malacca 186 km (115.6 mi)   Mattia Gavazzi (ITA)   Chris Sutton (AUS)   Aurélien Clerc (SUI)
4 12 February Malacca to Bangi 221 km (137.3 mi)   Samai Amari (INA)   Mattia Gavazzi (ITA)   Nolan Hoffman (RSA)
5 13 February Petaling Jaya to Genting Highlands 102 km (63.4 mi)   José Serpa (COL)   Jai Crawford (AUS)   Jackson Rodríguez (VEN)
6 14 February Batang Kali to Shah Alam 147.6 km (91.7 mi)   Mattia Gavazzi (ITA)   Aurélien Clerc (SUI)   Chris Sutton (AUS)
7 15 February Kuala Lumpur Criterium 80.4 km (50.0 mi)   Yohann Gène (FRA)   Guillermo Bongiorno (ARG)   Mattia Gavazzi (ITA)

Classification leadershipEdit

Stage Winner General classification
 
Points classification
 
Mountains classification
 
Asian rider classification
 
Team classification Asian team classification
1 Mattia Gavazzi Mattia Gavazzi Mattia Gavazzi Jaco Venter Dmitriy Gruzdev South Africa Malaysia
2 Mattia Gavazzi Jacques Janse van Rensburg
3 Mattia Gavazzi
4 Samai Amari Jeremy Yates Samai Amari EQA-Meitan Hompo-Graphite Design
5 José Serpa José Serpa José Serpa Tonton Susanto Diquigiovanni–Androni Iran
6 Mattia Gavazzi
7 Yohann Gène
Final José Serpa Mattia Gavazzi José Serpa Tonton Susanto Diquigiovanni–Androni Iran

Final standingsEdit

Team classificationEdit

Team Time
1 Diquigiovanni–Androni 73h 09' 16"
2 Australia + 07' 19"
3 Fuji-Servetto + 11' 19"
4 Cervélo TestTeam + 11' 30"
5 Garmin–Slipstream + 15' 14"
6 South Africa + 18' 32"
7 Iran + 19' 04"
8 Ag2r–La Mondiale + 20' 45"
9 LeTua Cycling Team + 22' 22"
10 Kazakhstan + 23' 24"

Asian team classificationEdit

Team Time
1 Iran 73h 28' 20"
2 LeTua Cycling Team + 03' 18"
3 Kazakhstan + 04' 20"
4 Seoul Cycling Team + 05' 17"
5 EQA-Meitan Hompo-Graphite Design + 13' 23"
6 China + 14' 33"
7 MNCF Cycling Team + 18' 33"
8 Malaysia + 50' 09"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "2009 Tour de Langkawi at cyclingnews.com". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 7 March 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "2009 Tour de Langkawi — Stages". cyclingarchives.com. Retrieved 7 March 2013.
  3. ^ a b c "2009 Tour de Langkawi Results". ltdl.com.my. Archived from the original on 29 January 2011. Retrieved 7 March 2013.