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The 2009 Tour of Qatar was held from 1 February to 6 February 2009 in Qatar. It was a multiple stage road cycling race that took part over six stages with a total of 685 kilometres (426 mi) and was part of the 2008-2009 UCI Asia Tour. The Race was won by Tom Boonen of the Quick Step team.

Race details
Dates1–6 February
Stages5
Winning time12h 55' 25"
Results
  Winner  Tom Boonen (BEL) (Quick Step)
  Second  Heinrich Haussler (GER) (Cervélo TestTeam)
  Third  Roger Hammond (GBR) (Cervélo TestTeam)

  Points  Heinrich Haussler (GER) (Cervélo TestTeam)
  Youth  Heinrich Haussler (GER) (Cervélo TestTeam)
  Team Cervélo TestTeam
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During the night after stage 4 Belgian cyclist Frederiek Nolf of the Topsport Vlaanderen-Mercator team died in his sleep [1] of a suspected heart attack.[2] The organisers cancelled stage 5 and held a 'cycling procession' instead.

Contents

Stage summaryEdit

Stage Date Start Finish Distance Stage Top 3 Leading Top 3 Time
1 1 February Doha Corniche Doha Corniche 6 km   Garmin-Slipstream
  Quick Step
  Team Katusha
  Bradley Wiggins
  Hans Dekkers
  Kilian Patour
6'34"
s.t.
s.t.
2 2 February Khalifa International Stadium Al Khor Corniche 134 km   Roger Hammond
  Danilo Napolitano
  Heinrich Haussler
  Roger Hammond
  Tom Boonen
  Heinrich Haussler
3h 39'30"
+ 6"
+ 7"
3 3 February Zubarah Doha Golf Club 137.5 km   Tom Boonen
  Danilo Napolitano
  Jurgen Roelandts
  Tom Boonen
  Roger Hammond
  Heinrich Haussler
6h 14'16"
+ 6"
+ 14"
4 4 February Doha Old Souq Madinat Al Shamal 141 km   Mark Cavendish
  Heinrich Haussler
  Tom Boonen
  Tom Boonen
  Roger Hammond
  Heinrich Haussler
10h 19'07"
+ 10"
+ 12"
5 5 February Camel Race Track Qatar Foundation 147.5 km Cancelled   Tom Boonen
  Roger Hammond
  Heinrich Haussler
10h 19'07"
+ 10"
+ 12"
6 6 February Sealine Beach Resort Doha Corniche 121 km   Mark Cavendish
  Robert Förster
  Heinrich Haussler
  Tom Boonen
  Heinrich Haussler
  Roger Hammond
12h 55'25"
+ 8"
+ 10"

Other leading top threesEdit

Stage Sprints Pts Young Rider Time Teams Time
1 no sprints none   Huub Duyn
  Wouter Weylandt
  Mikhail Ignatiev
6'34"
+ 1"
+ 2"
  Garmin-Slipstream
  Quick Step
  Team Katusha
6'34"
+ 1"
+ 2"
2   Roger Hammond
  Danilo Napolitano
  Heinrich Haussler
30
27
25
  Heinrich Haussler
  Huub Duyn
  Mikhail Ignatiev
3h 39'37"
+ 2'08"
+ 2'10"
  Cervélo TestTeam
  Quick Step
  Team Katusha
10h 45'42"
+ 0'53"
+ 4'17"
3   Tom Boonen
  Danilo Napolitano
  Roger Hammond
56
54
50
  Heinrich Haussler
  Denis Galimzyanov
  Mark Cavendish
6h 14'30"
+ 2'10"
+ 2'13"
  Cervélo TestTeam
  Quick Step
  Team Katusha
18h 30'21"
+ 0'53"
+ 4'17"
4   Tom Boonen
  Heinrich Haussler
  Roger Hammond
81
75
61
  Heinrich Haussler
  Mark Cavendish
  Tom Veelers
10h 19'19"
+ 2'09"
+ 2'23"
  Cervélo TestTeam
  Quick Step
  Team Columbia
30h 45'06"
+ 2'27"
+ 5'29"
5   Tom Boonen
  Heinrich Haussler
  Roger Hammond
81
75
61
  Heinrich Haussler
  Mark Cavendish
  Tom Veelers
10h 19'19"
+ 2'09"
+ 2'23"
  Cervélo TestTeam
  Quick Step
  Team Columbia
30h 45'06"
+ 2'27"
+ 5'29"
6   Heinrich Haussler
  Tom Boonen
  Danilo Napolitano
100
92
73
  Heinrich Haussler
  Mark Cavendish
  Tom Veelers
12h 55'33"
+ 2'03"
+ 2'27"
  Cervélo TestTeam
  Quick Step
  Team Columbia
38h 34'00"
+ 2'27"
+ 5'29"

Men's top 10 overallEdit

Pos Rider Time
1   Tom Boonen 12h 55'25"
2   Heinrich Haussler + 0'08"
3   Roger Hammond + 0'10"
4   Daniel Lloyd + 0'25"
5   Andreas Klier + 0'27"
6   Xavier Florencio + 0'28"
7   Angelo Furlan + 1'07"
8   Gabriel Rasch + 1'43"
9   Mark Cavendish + 2'11"
10   Tom Veelers + 2'35"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BBC SPORT | Other sport... | Cycling | Belgian cyclist Nolf found dead". BBC News. 2009-02-05. Retrieved 2012-07-10.
  2. ^ "www.cyclingnews.com - the world centre of cycling". Autobus.cyclingnews.com. 2009-02-05. Retrieved 2012-07-10.