Jelajah Malaysia

The Jelajah Malaysia is an annual professional road bicycle racing stage race held in Malaysia since 1963. The race is part of the UCI Asia Tour and was classified by the International Cycling Union (UCI) as a 2.2 category races. The race exists of only a men's competition over seven stages.

Jelajah Malaysia
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Logo of the Jelajah Malaysia
Race details
DateJanuary (2007–2008)
April (2009–2010)
March (2011)
May (2012)
June (2013)
December (2014–2015)
October (2016–present)
RegionPeninsular Malaysia
English nameTour of Malaysia
Local name(s)Jelajah Malaysia (in Malay)
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Asia Tour 2.2
TypeStage race
OrganiserMalaysian National Cycling Federation
Web sitewww.jelajahmalaysia.com.my Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1963 (1963)
Editions53 (as of 2017)
Most wins Mehdi Sohrabi (IRI)
(2 wins)
Most recent Brendon Davids (RSA)

HistoryEdit

Jelajah Malaysia is the oldest bicycle race in Malaysia and it is ranked 2.2 class by UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale). Since its inception in 1963, Jelajah Malaysia is slowly and steadily beginning to be one of the most prestigious bicycle races in Asia amongst Asian and International teams.

Through wide coverage that is empowered by local and international media, Jelajah Malaysia had proven itself as an important event in promoting Malaysia to the world as a tourism and leisure destination.

It is a platform for young Malaysian riders to compete and gain valuable experience in a cycling race. Currently many riders that is representing Malaysia now starts from their participation in the Jelajah Malaysia and the number of Malaysian riders that is accepted into international teams had increased. The exposure through Jelajah Malaysia makes the Malaysian rider a great bicycle rider for the future.

Past winnersEdit

General classificationEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1999    Switzerland Peter Jörg Switzerland (national team)
2000   Germany Rafael Chyla Hohenfelder-Concorde
2001   Ireland Tommy Evans Republic of Ireland (national team)
2002   Italy Simone Mori Jura Suisse-Nippon Hodo
2003   Japan Hidenori Nodera Shimano Racing Team
2004   Malaysia Suhardi Hassan Kuala Lumpur
2007   Iran Mehdi Sohrabi Iran (national team)
2008   Indonesia Tonton Susanto LeTua Cycling Team
2009   Australia Timothy Roe Savings & Loans Cycling Team
2010   Ireland David McCann Giant Asia Racing Team
2011   Iran Mehdi Sohrabi Tabriz Petrochemical Team
2012   Uzbekistan Yusuf Abrekov Uzbekistan Suren Team
2013   Malaysia Loh Sea Keong OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team
2014   Tunisia Rafaâ Chtioui Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling
2015   Spain Francisco Mancebo Skydive Dubai–Al Ahli
2016   Iran Arvin Moazzami Pishgaman–Giant
2017   South Africa Brendon Davids Oliver's Real Food
2018–
2019
No race

Points classificationEdit

Year Country Rider Team
2007   Malaysia Anuar Manan LeTua Cycling Team
2008   Malaysia Anuar Manan LeTua Cycling Team
2009   Malaysia Anuar Manan Azad University Iran
2010   South Africa Malcolm Lange Medscheme Cycling Team
2011   Malaysia Mohamed Harrif Salleh Terengganu Cycling Team
2012   Malaysia Adiq Husainie Othman Malaysia Development Team
2013   Malaysia Mohamed Harrif Salleh Terengganu Cycling Team
2014   Malaysia Mohamed Harrif Salleh Terengganu Cycling Team
2015   Italy Andrea Palini Skydive Dubai–Al Ahli
2016   Saudi Arabia Park Sung-baek KSPO
2017   Malaysia Nur Amirul Fakhruddin Marzuki Terengganu Cycling Team
2018–
2019
No race

Mountains classificationEdit

Year Country Rider Team
2007   Iran Ghader Mizbani Giant Asia Racing Team
2008   Iran Hossein Askari Tabriz Petrochemical Team
2009   Iran Abbas Saeiditanha Azad University Iran
2010   Indonesia Matnur Polygon Sweet Nice
2011   Malaysia Adiq Husainie Othman Malaysia Development Team
2012   Indonesia Dadi Suryadi Putra Perjuangan
2013   Malaysia Mohamed Zamri Salleh Terengganu Cycling Team
2014   Indonesia Dani Lesmana Pegasus Continental Cycling Team
2015   Malaysia Nur Amirul Fakhruddin Mazuki Terengganu Cycling Team
2016   Iran Amir Kolahdozhagh Pishgaman–Giant
2017   Colombia Jahir Pérez Team Sapura Cycling
2018–
2019
No race

Asian rider classificationEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1999   Indonesia Herry Janto Setiawan Indonesia (national team)
2003   Japan Hidenori Nodera Shimano Racing Team
2004   Malaysia Suhardi Hassan Kuala Lumpur
2007   Iran Mehdi Sohrabi Iran (national team)
2008   Indonesia Tonton Susanto LeTua Cycling Team
2009   Iran Ghader Mizbani Tabriz Petrochemical Team
2010   Japan Takumi Beppu Aisan Racing Team
2011   Iran Mehdi Sohrabi Tabriz Petrochemical Team
2012   Uzbekistan Yusuf Abrekov Uzbekistan Suren Team
2013   Malaysia Loh Sea Keong OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team
2014   Hong Kong Ho Burr Hong Kong (national team)
2015   Hong Kong Cheung King Lok HKSI Pro Cycling Team
2016   Iran Arvin Moazzami Pishgaman–Giant
2017   Philippines Rustom Lim 7 Eleven Roadbike Philippines
2018–
2019
No race

Malaysian rider classificationEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1999   Malaysia Tsen Seong Hoong Malaysia (national team)
2004   Malaysia Suhardi Hassan Kuala Lumpur
2007   Malaysia Suhardi Hassan Kuala Lumpur
2008   Malaysia Suhardi Hassan Kuala Lumpur
2009   Malaysia Muhammad Rauf Nur Misbah Malaysia (national team)
2010   Malaysia Amir Rusli Malaysia (national team)
2011   Malaysia Amir Rusli Royal Malaysia Police
2012   Malaysia Adiq Husainie Othman Malaysia Development Team
2013   Malaysia Loh Sea Keong OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team
2014   Malaysia Muhd Shaiful Anuar Azis Terengganu Cycling Team
2015   Malaysia Muhd Shaiful Anuar Azis Terengganu Cycling Team
2016   Malaysia Nik Mohamad Azman Zulkifli Malaysia (national team)
2017   Malaysia Muhamad Zawawi Azman Team Sapura Cycling
2018–
2019
No race

External linksEdit