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The Dubai Tour is an annual professional road bicycle racing stage race held in Dubai, which began in 2014 as part of the UCI Asia Tour. The race was classified as a 2.1. in 2014.[clarification needed] The race is organized by the Dubai Sports Council in partnership with RCS Sport, and was held for the first time between 5 and 8 February 2014. The race is a men's competition consisting of four stages. The race contains mainly flat stages, with some hillier parts.[1] In 2015, the second edition of the race has been upgraded to 2.HC, meaning that more UCI World Tour teams can compete in the event.[2]

Dubai Tour
Date February
Region Dubai
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Asia Tour 2.HC
Type Stage race
Organiser Dubai Sports Council and RCS Sport
First edition 2014 (2014)
Editions 5 (as of 2018)
First winner  Taylor Phinney (USA)
Most wins  Marcel Kittel (GER) (2 wins)
Most recent  Elia Viviani (ITA)

During the race, the leader of the general classification wears a blue jersey, the leader of points classification is denoted by a red jersey and best young rider by white. The race does not award a mountains jersey.

Past winnersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Road closures all over emirate for Dubai Tour". TimeOutDubai.com. Retrieved 2014-02-05. 
  2. ^ Emil Axelgaard (1 October 2014). "Dubai Tour upgraded for second edition". Cycling Quotes. CyclingQuotes.com 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 

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