2018 Tour de Langkawi

The 2018 Tour de Langkawi was the 23rd edition of an annual professional road bicycle racing stage race held in Malaysia since 1996. The race was run at the highest category apart from those races which make up the UCI World Tour, and was rated by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) as a 2.HC (hors category) race as part of the 2018 UCI Asia Tour.

2018 Tour de Langkawi
2018 UCI Asia Tour
Race details
Dates18–25 March 2018
Stages8
Distance1,347.4 km (837.2 mi)
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TeamsEdit

23 teams accepted invitations to participate in the 2017 Tour de Langkawi. Two UCI WorldTeamTeam Dimension Data and Astana was invited to the race, along with six UCI Professional Continental and thirteen UCI Continental teams. The field was completed by one national selection teams. Each team had a maximum of six riders.

UCI WorldTeams

UCI Professional Continental teams

UCI Continental teams

National team

RouteEdit

Stage schedule
Stage Date Route Distance Type Winner
1 18 March Kangar, Perlis to Kulim, Kedah 147.9 km (92 mi)   Flat stage   Andrea Guardini (ITA)
2 19 March Gerik, Perak to Kota Bharu, Kelantan 208.3 km (129 mi)   Hilly stage   Riccardo Minali (ITA)
3 20 March Kota Bharu. Kelantan to Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu 166 km (103 mi)   Flat stage   Adam de Vos (CAN)
4 21 March Dungun, Terengganu to Pekan, Pahang 183.8 km (114 mi)   Flat stage   Riccardo Minali (ITA)
5 22 March Bentong, Pahang to Cameron Highlands, Pahang 169.4 km (105 mi)   Mountain stage   Artem Ovechkin (RUS)
6 23 March Tapah, Perak to Tanjung Malim, Perak 108.5 km (67 mi)   Flat stage   Luca Pacioni (ITA)
7 24 March Nilai, Negeri Sembilan to Muar, Johor 222.4 km (138 mi)   Flat stage   Manuel Belletti (ITA)
8 25 March Rembau, Negeri Sembilan to Kuala Lumpur 141.1 km (88 mi)   Flat stage   Andrea Guardini (ITA)

StagesEdit

Stage 1Edit

Stage 2Edit

Stage 3Edit

Stage 4Edit

Stage 5Edit

Stage 6Edit

Stage 7Edit

Stage 8Edit

Classification leadership tableEdit

Final standingsEdit

General classificationEdit

Final general classification
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Artem Ovechkin (RUS)   Terengganu Cycling Team 32h 06' 45"
2   Łukasz Owsian (POL) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice + 27"
3   Ben Dyball (AUS) St George Continental Cycling Team + 32"
4   Amanuel Gebrezgabihier (ERI) Team Dimension Data + 54"
5   Giuseppe Fonzi (ITA) Wilier Triestina–Selle Italia + 57"
6   Yevgeniy Gidich (KAZ) Astana + 1'02"
7   Brendon Davids (RSA) Bennelong SwissWellness Cycling Team + 1'02"
8   Thomas Lebas (FRA) Kinan Cycling Team + 1'08"
9   Álvaro Duarte (COL) Forca Amskins Racing + 1'10"
10   Harry Sweeny (AUS) Mitchelton–BikeExchange + 1'17"

Points classificationEdit

Final points classification
Rank Rider Team Points
1   Andrea Guardini (ITA)   Bardiani–CSF 61
2   Riccardo Minali (ITA) Astana 58
3   Luca Pacioni (ITA) Wilier Triestina–Selle Italia 44
4   Manuel Belletti (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 42
5   Yevgeniy Gidich (KAZ) Astana 42
6   Paolo Simion (ITA) Bardiani–CSF 24
7   Dylan Page (SUI) Team Sapura Cycling 22
8   Harrif Saleh (MAS) Terengganu Cycling Team 22
9   Amanuel Gebrezgabihier (ERI) Team Dimension Data 21
10   Nik Mohamad Azman Zulkifli (MAS) Forca Amskins Racing 18

Mountains classificationEdit

Final mountains classification
Rank Rider Team Points
1   Álvaro Duarte (COL)   Forca Amskins Racing 43
2   Artem Ovechkin (RUS) Terengganu Cycling Team 40
3   Bernardo Suaza (COL) Team Manzana Postobón 38
4   Ben Dyball (AUS) St George Continental Cycling Team 24
5   Marcelo Felipe (PHI) 7 Eleven–Cliqq Roadbike Philippines 18
6   Juan Felipe Osorio (COL) Team Manzana Postobón 16
7   Amanuel Gebrezgabihier (ERI) Team Dimension Data 16
8   Yecid Sierra (COL) Team Manzana Postobón 13
9   Yevgeniy Gidich (KAZ) Astana 12
10   Muhammad Abdurrahman (INA) KFC Cycling Team 11

Asian rider classificationEdit

Final Asian rider classification
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Yevgeniy Gidich (KAZ)   Astana 32h 07' 47"
2   Daniil Fominykh (KAZ) Astana + 55"
3   Marcelo Felipe (PHI) 7 Eleven–Cliqq Roadbike Philippines + 1' 25"
4   Ariya Phounsavath (LAO) Thailand Continental Cycling Team + 1' 28"
5   Peerapol Chawchiangkwang (THA) Thailand Continental Cycling Team + 2' 53"
6   Muhamad Zawawi Azman (MAS) Team Sapura Cycling + 3' 03"
7   Artyom Zakharov (KAZ) Astana + 3' 26"
8   Aiman Cahyadi (INA) Team Sapura Cycling + 15' 25"
9   Rustom Lim (PHI) 7 Eleven–Cliqq Roadbike Philippines + 16' 03"
10   Muhammad Nur Aiman Mohd Zariff (MAS) Team Sapura Cycling + 19' 05"

Team classificationEdit

Final teams classification
Rank Team Time
1 Wilier Triestina–Selle Italia 96h 23' 38"
2 Astana + 14"
3 Team Dimension Data + 33"
4 Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 39"
5 Team Sapura Cycling + 1' 46"
6 Bennelong SwissWellness Cycling Team + 15' 38"
7 Thailand Continental Cycling Team + 18' 37"
8 CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice + 19' 45"
9 Kinan Cycling Team + 23' 23"
10 Team Manzana Postobón + 24' 01"

Asian team classificationEdit

Final Asian teams classification
Rank Team Time
1 Astana 96h 23' 52"
2 Team Sapura Cycling + 1' 32"
3 Thailand Continental Cycling Team + 18' 23"
4 Kinan Cycling Team + 23' 09"
5 7 Eleven–Cliqq Roadbike Philippines + 36' 12"
6 Terengganu Cycling Team + 37' 59"
7 Mitchelton–BikeExchange + 54' 10"
8 Forca Amskins Racing + 1h 10' 26"
9 KFC Cycling Team + 1h 20' 11"
10 Malaysia + 1h 59' 03"

Riders who failed to finishEdit

ReferencesEdit

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