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Tour of Qatar
Race details
Date Late January
Region Qatar
English name Down Under Classic
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Asia Tour
Type Stage Race
Organiser ASO
History
First edition 2002
Editions 8 (as of 2009)
First winner Germany Thorsten Wilhelms
Most wins Belgium Tom Boonen 3 Wins
Most recent Belgium Tom Boonen

The Tour of Qatar is a road bicycle race race held in Qatar and is part of the UCI Asia Tour. The race consists of a men's competition over six stages. The race contains only flat stages, so it is usually won by a sprinter.

Past winners

Rider Team
2002 Germany Wilhelms, ThorstenThorsten Wilhelms (GER) Team Coast
2003 Italy Loddo, AlbertoAlberto Loddo (ITA) Lampre-Daikin
2004 South Africa Hunter, RobertRobert Hunter (RSA) Rabobank
2005 Denmark Michaelsen, LarsLars Michaelsen (DEN) Team CSC
2006 Belgium Boonen, TomTom Boonen (BEL) Quick Step-Innergetic
2007 Belgium Cretskens, WilfriedWilfried Cretskens (BEL) Quick Step-Innergetic
2008 Belgium Boonen, TomTom Boonen (BEL) Quick Step
2009 Belgium Boonen, TomTom Boonen (BEL) Quick Step

Points classification

Rider Team
2002 Germany Wilhelms, ThorstenThorsten Wilhelms (GER) Team Coast
2003 Italy Loddo, AlbertoAlberto Loddo (ITA) Lampre-Daikin
2004 Belgium Boonen, TomTom Boonen (BEL) Quick Step-Davitamon
2005 Belgium Boonen, TomTom Boonen (BEL) Quick Step
2006 Belgium Boonen, TomTom Boonen (BEL) Quick Step-Innergetic
2007 Belgium Boonen, TomTom Boonen (BEL) Quick Step-Innergetic
2008 Belgium Boonen, TomTom Boonen (BEL) Quick Step
2009 Germany Haussler, HeinrichHeinrich Haussler (GER) Cervélo TestTeam

References


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