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Hossein Askari (Persian: حسین عسگری‎, born March 23, 1975 in Khomein) is an Iranian professional racing cyclist, who was suspended for one year for doping in 2013 and 2014.

Hossein Askari
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Personal information
Full nameHossein Askari
Born (1975-03-23) March 23, 1975 (age 44)
Khomein, Iran
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
2005–2007Giant Asia Racing Team
2008–2013Tabriz Petrochemical Team
2014Ayandeh Continental Team
2015–2016Pishgaman–Giant
Major wins
Kerman Tour (2005)
Tour d'Indonesia (2005)
Azerbaïjan Tour (2007)
Iran National Time-Trial Championship (2007)
Tour de Brunei (2012)

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DopingEdit

Askari tested positive for methylhexaneamine during the 2013 Tour of Singkarak and was given a one year suspension.[1]

Major resultsEdit

2002
2nd Asian Games Track Championships (Team Pursuit)
2004
2nd Overall International Presidency Turkey Tour
2nd Asian Cycling Championships, Time Trial
2nd Asian Track Cycling Championships (Individual Pursuit)
2005
1st Overall Kerman Tour
1st Prologue Azerbaijan Tour
1st Overall Tour d'Indonesia
1st Stage 3
2nd Asian Cycling Championships, Time Trial
2006
1st Stage 2 Kerman Tour
2nd Overall UCI Asia Tour
2nd Overall Tour of Thailand
2nd Asian Games, TTT
2007
  Iran National Road Race Championship
1st Overall Azerbaijan Tour
1st Stage 2
1st Stage 2 Kerman Tour
2nd OverallJelajah Malaysia
1st Stage 4
2nd Asian Cycling Championships, Time Trial
3rd Overall International Presidency Turkey Tour
3rd Overall Tour of East Java
3rd Overall Tour of Milad du Nour
2008
1st   National Time Trial Championships
1st Overall International Emirates Post Tour
1st Overall Azerbaïjan Tour
1st Stage 6
1st Stage 6 Jelajah Malaysia
3rd Overall Tour of Qinghai Lake
2009
1st Stage 1 President Tour of Iran
1st Stage 1 Tour d'Indonesia
4th Overall Jelajah Malaysia
2010
1st   National Time Trial Championships
1st Overall President Tour of Iran
1st Stage 4
1st Stage 1 Tour of Singkarak
2012
1st Overall Tour de Brunei
1st Stage 2
2013
4th Overall Le Tour de Filipinas
4th Overall Tour de Borneo
7th Overall Tour de Singkarak DSQ[2]
:1st Stage 1 DSQ
2014
2nd Overall Tour de Ijen
3rd Time trial, Asian Games
2015
Asian Cycling Championships
1st Road race
1st Time trial
1st   National Time Trial Championships
1st Stage 4 Tour of Iran (Azerbaijan)
2nd Overall Tour de Taiwan[3]
3rd Overall Tour of Japan
3rd Overall Tour de Singkarak
1st Stage 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ UCI (10 July 2014). "UCI Doping Suspensions". UCI.ch.
  2. ^ UCI (10 July 2014). "UCI Doping Suspensions". UCI.ch. Archived from the original on 15 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Pourseyedigolakhour wins Tour de Taiwan overall". cyclingnews.com. 26 March 2015. Retrieved 27 March 2015.

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