Tour of Qinghai Lake

The Tour of Qinghai Lake is an annual professional road bicycle racing stage race held in the Qinghai province of China since 2002, named after Qinghai Lake. The race is sanctioned by the International Cycling Union (UCI) as a 2.HC race as part of the UCI Asia Tour. The race was to become part of the new UCI ProSeries in 2020, although the event in 2020 was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 event was held as a class 2.2 race with all domestic teams due to the international travel restrictions during the pandemic.

Tour of Qinghai Lake
Race details
RegionQinghai Province, China
Local name(s)环青海湖国际公路自行车赛 (in Chinese)
CompetitionUCI Asia Tour 2.HC
TypeStage race
OrganiserChinese Cycling Association
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First edition2002 (2002)
Editions19 (as of 2021)
First winner Tom Danielson (USA)
Most winsNo repeat winners
Most recent Zhang Zhishan (CHN)

Past winnersEdit

General classificationEdit

Year Country Rider Team
2002   United States Tom Danielson Mercury Cycling Team
2003   Italy Damiano Cunego Italy (national team)
2004   South Africa Ryan Cox Barloworld
2005   Czech Republic Martin Mareš eD'system - ZVVZ
2006   Netherlands Maarten Tjallingii Skil–Shimano
2007   Italy Gabriele Missaglia Diquigiovanni–Selle Italia
2008   United States Tyler Hamilton Rock Racing
2009   Kazakhstan Andrey Mizurov Tabriz Petrochemical Team
2010   Iran Hossein Askari Tabriz Petrochemical Team
2011   Slovenia Gregor Gazvoda Perutnina Ptuj
2012   Iran Hossein Alizadeh Tabriz Petrochemical Team
2013   Iran Samad Pourseyedi Tabriz Petrochemical Team
2014[a]   Ukraine Mykhaylo Kononenko Kolss Cycling Team
2015   Croatia Radoslav Rogina Adria Mobil
2016   Ukraine Sergiy Lagkuti Kolss BDC Team
2017   Venezuela Jonathan Monsalve Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team
2018   Colombia Hernán Aguirre Team Manzana Postobón
2019   Colombia Robinson Chalapud Medellín
2021   China Zhishan Zhang Tianyoude Hotel Cycling Team


  1. ^ The initial winner of the 2014 edition, Kazakhstan's Ilya Davidenok (Continental Team Astana), was disqualified for failing a doping test.[1]


  1. ^ "Tour of Qinghai Lake 2016 Stage 13 results".

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