Tour of Saudi Arabia

The Tour of Saudi Arabia is an annual professional road bicycle racing stage race first held in Saudi Arabia in 1999. It has been held intermittently since its creation, and in 2020 joined the UCI Asia Tour for the first time. It is promoted by the Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) and is classified by the International Cycling Union (UCI) as a 2.1 category race.[1]

Tour of Saudi Arabia
Race details
DateEarly February
RegionSaudi Arabia
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Asia Tour
TypeStage race
OrganiserAmaury Sport Organisation
Web sitewww.thesauditour.com Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1999 (1999)
Editions5
First winner Amr Elnady (EGY)
Most wins Ghader Mizbani (IRN) (2 wins)
Most recent Phil Bauhaus (GER)

WinnersEdit

Year Winner Second Third
1999   Amr Elnady   Yuriy Plyukhin   Ondrej Slobodník
2000 No race
2001   Ghader Mizbani   Mohamed Abdel Fattah   Hossein Askari
2002   Ghader Mizbani   Sergey Lavrenenko   Sergey Tretyakov
2003-2012 No race
2013   Murad Tarik Obaid   Ali Abadi   Ayman Al Habtra
2014-2019 No race
2020   Phil Bauhaus   Nacer Bouhanni   Rui Costa

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ASO confirms inaugural Saudi Tour for 2020". Cyclingnews. 29 October 2019. Retrieved 4 February 2020.