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Le Tour de Langkawi 2008 - Final G.C. & Photo Gallery
 
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Date: 2/18/2008
Le Tour de Langkawi 2008 - Final G.C. & Photo Gallery
 

Le Tour de Langkawi - Final G.C. & Photo Gallery
Final results and photos of the podium and race action in Stage 9 - Kuala Lumpur Criterium.


Ruslan Ivanov salutes the crowd as he is crowned the winner of the 2008 Le Tour de Langkawi. Photo © 2008 Action Images


Serramenti PVC Assistant Director Marco Bellini gives Ruslan Ivanov a few last minute instructions before the start. Savio and Bellini signed the rider after two years without a pro contract leading to one of his best career victories. Photo © 2008 Action Images

General Classification - Final
Total Dist: 1370.70 kms (852.37 miles)
Average Speed: 43.87 kph (27.28 mph) 
1 14 MDA Ivanov, Ruslan SDA Serramenti PVC 31h20'28"
2 65 FRA Sprick, Matthieu BTL Bouygues Telecom 31h20'57" @29"
3 92 ESP Cesar, Gustavo KGZ Karpin Galicia 31h21'00" @32"

4 221 NZL Yates,Jeremy NZL New Zealand N.T. 31h21'04" @36"
5 45 BLR Sobal,Yauhen TCS Tinkoff Credit Systems 31h21'16" @48"


Fuyu Li (Trek- Marco Polo) leads the pack as they swallow up the remains of the breakaway with Serramenti PVC riders escorting Ivanov on the front. Photo © 2008 Action Images

6 213 AUS Docker,Mitchell DPC Drapac Porsche 31h21'24" @56"
7 16 VEN Rodriguez,Jackson SDA Serramenti PVC 31h21'31" @01'03"
8 4 FRA Marino,Jean-Marc C.A Credit Agricole 31h21'37" @01'09"
9 21 RSA McCleod,Ian RSA South African N.T. 31h22'12" @01'44"
10 101 AUS Wilson,Matt TT1 Team Type 1 31h22'16" @01'48"


Three riders from the break try to resist the chase of the peloton.
Photo © 2008 Action Images

11 143 JPN Fukushima,Shinichi EQA Meitan Hompo - GDR 31h22'18" @01'50"
12 52 JPN Kano,Tomoya SKS Skil - Shimano 31h22'35" @02'07"
13 173 AUS Sulzberger,Bernard L2A Letua Cycling Team 31h23'28" @03'00"
14 132 AUS Dempster,Zakkari SAI SouthAustralia.Com - AIS 31h23'47" @03'19"
15 51 JPN Nodera,Hidenori SKS Skil - Shimano 31h23'48" @03'20"


Top competitors Aurlien Clerc and  Shinichi Fukushima listen to the officials final instructions at the start of the race. Photo © 2008 Action Images

16 114 ITA Nosotti,Diego NGC NGC Medical - OTC 31h24'17" @03'49"
17 33 GBR Coutts,Alex GNT Giant Asia Racing Team 31h24'57" @04'29"
18 191 KOR Park,Sung Baek SCT Seoul Cycling 31h26'48" @06'20"
19 104 NZL Chadwick,Glen TT1 Team Type 1 31h31'02" @10'34"
20 11 COL Serpa Perez,Jose SDA Serramenti PVC 31h39'00" @18'32"


Glen Chadwick (Team Type 1) chats with Ryan Arihan (Letua Cycling Team) prior to the start of the Kuala Lumpur criterium. Photo © 2008 Action Images

21 22 RSA George,David RSA South African N.T. 31h39'52" @19'24"
22 26 RSA Van Niekerk,Dennis RSA South African N.T. 31h41'03" @20'35"
23 41 RUS Brutt,Pavel TCS Tinkoff Credit Systems 31h41'06" @20'38"
24 66 SUI Tschopp,Johann BTL Bouygues Telecom 31h41'33" @21'05"
25 196 KOR Kim,Gu Hyeon SCT Seoul Cycling 31h42'18" @21'50"

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Carlos Jos Ochoa and team Serramenti PVC lead the chase. - Rony Martias (Bouygues Telecom) takes his turn in the wind leading the break. Photo © 2008 Action Images

26 136 AUS Walker,Johnnie SAI SouthAustralia.Com - AIS 31h42'24" @21'56"
27 124 GER Meschenmoser,Chris. ITA Team Ista 31h42'58" @22'30"
28 111 ITA Rossi,Enrico NGC NGC Medical - OTC 31h43'33" @23'05"
29 44 COL Pedraza,Walter TCS Tinkoff Credit Systems 31h44'07" @23'39"
30 15 VEN Ochoa,Carlos Jos SDA Serramenti PVC 31h44'10" @23'42"
Complete General Classification


Shinichi Fukushima (Meitan Hompo/GDR) in the blue jersey of the top Asian G.C. rider's jersey. Photo © 2008 Action Images

Leading Asian Riders
1: Fukushima,Shinichi (Meitan Hompo - GDR)
2: Kano,Tomoya (Skil - Shimano)
3: Nodera,Hidenori (Skil - Shimano)


Aurlien Clerc (Bouygues Telecom) is awarded the final points leaders green jersey. Photo © 2008 Action Images

Points
1: Clerc,Aurelien (Bouygues Telecom)92
2: Manan,Anuar (Letua Cycling Team) 60
3: Usov,Alexandre (AG2R La Mondiale) 49


Filippo Savini (CSF Group-Navigare) King of the Mountains 2008.
Photo © 2008 Action Images

Best Climber - Raja Bukit
1: Savini,Filippo (CSF Group-Navigare) 25
2: Ivanov,Ruslan (Serramenti PVC) 20
3: Serpa Perez,Jose (Serramenti PVC) 16

Teams General Classification
1 Serramenti PVC 94h20'36"
2 Team Type 1 @ 10'27"
3 Skil - Shimano @ 12'22"

4 Bouygues Telecom @ 21'42"
5 South African N.T. @ 22'24"
6 Tinkoff Credit Systems @ 25'26"
7 SouthAustralia.Com - AIS @ 28'08"
8 Seoul Cycling @ 28'29"
9 Credit Agricole @ 28'39"
10 Meitan Hompo - GDR @ 31'23"
11 Karpin Galicia @ 32'31"
12 Letua Cycling Team @ 32'53"
13 New Zealand N.T. @ 34'47"
14 Drapac Porsche @ 38'14"
15 NGC Medical - OTC @ 39'21"
16 Giant Asia Racing Team @ 41'11"
17 AG2R La Mondiale @ 50'35"
18 Islamic Azad University @ 54'35"
19 Malaysia N.T. @ 1h00'34"
20 CSF Group-Navigare @ 1h00'46"
21 Polygon Sweet Nice @ 1h01'20"
22 Trek Marco Polo @ 1h02'58"
23 Team Ista @ 1h05'00"
24 Hong Kong N.T. @ 1h09'39"
25 MNCF Cycling Team @ 1h27'12"


Seoul Cycling Team takes the podium as the best Asian team G.C.
Photo © 2008 Action Images

Asian Team Classification
1 Seoul Cycling = 94h49'05"
2 Meitan Hompo - GDR @ 02'54"
3 Islamic Azad University @ 26'06"

4 Malaysia N.T. @ 32'05"
5 Polygon Sweet Nice @ 32'51"
6 Letua Cycling Team @ 33'29"
7 Trek Marco Polo @ 34'29"
8 Hong Kong N.T. @ 41'10"
9 MNCF Cycling Team @ 58'43"

Complete Results

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