2015 UCI Africa Tour

The 2015 UCI Africa Tour is the 11th season of the UCI Africa Tour. The season began on 14 January with the Tour d'Egypte and will end on 20 December with the GP de Youssoufia.

2015 UCI Africa Tour
Eleventh edition of the UCI Africa Tour
Details
Dates14 January 2015 (2015-01-14)–20 December 2015
LocationAfrica
Races34
Champions
Individual champion Salah Eddine Mraouni (MAR)
Teams' championSkydive Dubai–Al Ahli
Nations' champion Morocco
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The points leader, based on the cumulative results of previous races, wears the UCI Africa Tour cycling jersey. Mekseb Debesay of Eritrea is the defending champion of the 2013–14 UCI Africa Tour.

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

EventsEdit

Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team
14–18 January Tour d'Egypte   Egypt 2.2   Francisco Mancebo (ESP) Skydive Dubai–Al Ahli
9 February African Continental ChampionshipsTeam Time Trial   South Africa CC   Natnael Berhane (ERI)
  Mekseb Debesay (ERI)
  Merhawi Kudus (ERI)
  Daniel Teklehaimanot (ERI)
Eritrea (national team)
11 February African Continental ChampionshipsTime Trial   South Africa CC   Tsgabu Grmay (ETH) Ethiopia (national team)
14 February African Continental ChampionshipsRoad Race   South Africa CC   Louis Meintjes (RSA) South Africa (national team)
16–22 February La Tropicale Amissa Bongo   Gabon 2.1   Rafaâ Chtioui (TUN) Skydive Dubai–Al Ahli
26 February GP Sakia El Hamra   Morocco 1.2   Salah Eddine Mraouni (MAR) Morocco (national team)
28 February GP Oued Eddahab   Morocco 1.2   Essaïd Abelouache (MAR) Morocco (national team)
1 March GP Al Massira   Morocco 1.2   Abdelatif Saadoune (MAR) Morocco (national team)
6 March Circuit d'Alger   Algeria 1.2   Hichem Chaabane (ALG) Olympic Team Algérie Tour Aglo37
7–9 March Tour d'Oranie   Algeria 2.2   Azzedine Lagab (ALG) Groupement Sportif des Pétroliers d'Algérie
10 March GP de la Ville d'Oran   Algeria 1.2   Janvier Hadi (RWA) Rwanda (national team)
12–14 March Tour de Blida   Algeria 2.2   Mekseb Debesay (ERI) Bike Aid
14–22 March Tour du Cameroun   Cameroon 2.2   Clovis Kamzong (CMR) Cameroon (national team)
15 March Critérium International de Sétif   Algeria 1.2   Mekseb Debesay (ERI) Bike Aid
16–19 March Tour de Setif   Algeria 2.2   Nabil Baz (ALG) Vélo Club Sovac
21–24 March Tour d'Annaba   Algeria 2.2   Hichem Chaabane (ALG) Olympic Team Algérie Tour Aglo37
25–27 March Tour de Constantine   Algeria 2.2   Amanuel Gebrezgabihier (ERI) Eritrea (national team)
28 March Circuit de Constantine   Algeria 1.2   Hichem Chaabane (ALG) Olympic Team Algérie Tour Aglo37
30 March Critérium International de Blida   Algeria 1.2   Abdelbaset Hannachi (ALG) Groupement Sportif des Pétroliers d'Algérie
3–12 April Tour du Maroc   Morocco 2.2   Tomasz Marczyński (POL) Torku-Şekerspor
27 April PMB Road Classic   South Africa 1.2   Reynard Butler (RSA) Team Abantu
1 May Mayday Classic   South Africa 1.2   Hendrik Kruger (RSA) Team Abantu
3 May Hibiscus Cycle Classic   South Africa 1.2   Metkel Eyob (ERI) MTN-Qhubeka Feeder Team
7 May Trophée Princier   Morocco 1.2   Salah Eddine Mraouni (MAR) Morocco (national team)
9 May Trophée de l'Anniversaire   Morocco 1.2   Essaïd Abelouache (MAR) Morocco (national team)
10 May Trophée de la Maison Royale   Morocco 1.2   Anass Ait El Abdia (MAR) Morocco (national team)
26 Sep–2 Oct Tour de Côte d'Ivoire   Ivory Coast 2.2   Mouhssine Lahsaini (MAR) Morocco (national team)
14–18 Oct GP Chantal Biya   Cameroon 2.2   Mouhssine Lahsaini (MAR) Morocco (national team)
31 Oct–8 Nov Tour du Faso   Burkina Faso 2.2   Mouhssine Lahsaini (MAR) Morocco (national team)
15–22 Nov Tour of Rwanda   Rwanda 2.2   Jean Bosco Nsengimana (RWA) Rwanda Karisimbi
17 Dec GP de Khouribga   Morocco 1.2   Mouhssine Lahsaini (MAR) Morocco (national team)
19 Dec GP Fkih Ben Saleh   Morocco 1.2   Abdelatif Saadoune (MAR) Morocco national team
20 Dec GP de Ben Guerir   Morocco 1.2   Lahcen Saber (MAR) Morocco national team

StandingsEdit

Final Standings

External linksEdit