Iglinskiy sprints to stage four win

Sprinters finally have their day

After three tough mountain stages, the peloton enjoyed a more relaxed and somewhat flatter stage as the race made its way to its name sake, Qinghai Lake.

For the past two editions this stage has ended in a sprint, with the winner going onto to claim a handful more stage and the green jersey as sprints classification winner. Today was no exception, as Kazakhstan's Valentin Iglinskiy pushed past Tom Veelers on the line to claim his first stage win of the Tour.

Only time will tell if he follows in the footsteps of the two previous winners here, Allan Davis and Alex Rasmussen, and go on to claim the points jersey when the race draws to a close on the streets of Xining in five days time.

"Two days ago I was too far back as the sprint started, and because of the speed I was unable to close the gap to the two leaders," Igliskiy said, explaining his third place in Xunhua.

Today he wasn't going to let anyone get the better of him as he used his team to perfection to win the stage ahead of Veelers (Skil-Shimano) and the green jersey of Radoslav Rogina (Loborika).

"The reason that I won here today was because of the good work that my teammates did for me in the sprint," he said.

Indeed the tactics employed by the Kazakh team today couldn't have been scripted better for Iglinskiy. It placed one rider in the day's breakaway allowing Iglinskiy to sit comfortably in the main peloton and save his energy for the sprint.

Dmitriy Gruzdev represented Kazakhstan in the break wtih Lucas Persson (Capinordic), who came close to winning this stage last year, Oleksander Kvachuk (Ukrain) and Taciak Mateusz (Poland). After 110km of the 119km stage off the front, and never having much more than a minute's advantage, Gruzdev and Persson were caught with two kilometres remaining.

As so often is the case on stages of this nature, it seemed as though the peloton was using the pair as the carrot which guides the donkey, and they waited until the last possible moment to reel them in.

Veelers oh so close

Veelers, a known quantity in the sprints here after winning a tough kick to the line in Xining last year, was disappointed to have lost the sprint by such a small margin, but was none the less happy that a stage had finally come down to a sprint.

"They rode the climb at a nice tempo for once. There was a group of about 20 that were dropped, but luckily I wasn't one of them. I rode with the first big group of about 60," Veelers explained.

"There was a group that rode off the front, but the peloton kept it in check, gradually pulling them back.

"I could tell that everyone wanted it to come down to a sprint."

Veelers' early acceleration as the peloton approached the final 500 meters may well have cost the solid Dutch man the stage. "Luckily I had a teammate, Bert De Backer, come past me, so I could sit out of the wind for 200 meters, but I had already used up my power. I was second by just a half wheel or so I think.

"You can only go full gas here for about 200 meters," he said, explaining the effects of altitude on the sprint.

Veelers is racing in China once again after missing out on his team'sm selection for the Tour de France - the first time in the teams history that they have been granted a wild card for the event. He plans to make the most of his time in China, and hopefully prove that he is worthy of a start next year should the team qualify once again.

"Of course I wanted to go to the Tour de France, but unfortunately that wasn't possible this year. Maybe next year, but I am happy to be here and going for the win.

"I feel good here, and like last year it is the idea that I come away from here with good form and to have a good second part of the season," he explained.

For Radoslav Rogina, his third place and lead in the sprints classification was somewhat a surprise, as the Croatian usually prefers the climbs over sprints.

"I didn't expect to be in this position, because normally I am not that good at sprinting, but I had a good position and was able to get third place," he said.

Rogina will do his utmost to hold onto the green jersey for the remainder of the race, but admitted that he will find it hard to win a stage in a big bunch gallop.

"Of course I will try to keep the jersey, but there are some hard stages still to come. I think that I could win a stage if it came down to a small group, but to win from the peloton would be very difficult."

Easy day for the GC

With today's stage being somewhat easier in profile to the previous three days, the contenders for the general classification enjoyed an easier day hidden in the large peloton.

"Today the stage was okay, I was climbing okay and just spent the day in the bunch," explained overall leader Andrey Mizurov (Tabriz Petrochemicals).

Tomorrow will also likely see the stage decided in a sprint before the race for the overall continues on Thursday when the peloton faces some testing terrain as they head towards Xihaizhen.

Full Results
1Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Kazakhstan2:56:22 
2Tom Veelers (Ned) Skil-Shimano  
3Radoslav Rogina (Cro) Loborika  
4Jure Kocjan (Slo) Slovenia  
5Nikola Aistrup (Den) Team Capinordic  
6Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz) Kazakhstan  
7Wong Kan Po (HKg) Hong Kong  
8Yuriy Metlushenko (Ukr) Ukraine  
9Matej Stare (Slo) Slovenia  
10Danilo Hondo (Ger) PSK Whirlpool - Author  
11Andrey Mizurov (Kaz) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team  
12Vid Ogris (Slo) Loborika  
13Kiel Reijnen (USA) Jelly Belly Cycling Team  
14Sergiy Grechin (Ukr) Ukraine  
15Dong Xiaoyong (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team  
16Theo Eltink (Ned) Skil-Shimano  
17Tang Wang Yip (HKg) Hong Kong  
18Hui Guo (Chn) Max Success Sports  
19Niklas Axelsson (Swe) Team Corratec  
20Andreas Linden (Swe) Team Capinordic  
21Liu Bo (Chn) China  
22Wei Kui (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team  
23Bert De Backer (Bel) Skil-Shimano  
24Sun Lei (Chn) Max Success Sports  
25Volodymyr Starchyk (Ukr) Ukraine  
26Jeremy Powers (USA) Jelly Belly Cycling Team  
27Matthew Green (Aus) Cinelli - Down Under  
28Andrea Pagoto (Ita) Team Corratec  
29Tomislav Danculovic (Cro) Loborika  
30Emiliano Donadello (Ita) Team Corratec  
31Mitja Mahoric (Slo) Slovenia  
32Ghader Mizbani Iranagh (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team  
33Roger Beuchat (Swi) Team Stegcomputer - Neotel  
34Mateusz Mroz (Pol) Poland  
35Lukasz Osiecki (Pol) Poland  
36Carlo Corra (Ita) Team Corratec  
37Matthew Rice (Aus) Jelly Belly Cycling Team  
38Ben Grenda (Aus) Praties  
39Nathan Earle (Aus) Praties  
40Chan Chun Hing (HKg) Hong Kong  
41Logan Dennis Hutchings (NZl) Cinelli - Down Under  
42Jakub Danacik (Cze) PSK Whirlpool - Author  
43Lucas Persson (Swe) Team Capinordic  
44Niki Ostergaard (Den) Team Capinordic  
45Liu Biao (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team  
46Tigran Korkotyan (Arm) Team Stegcomputer - Neotel  
47Jacques Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team  
48Yevgeniy Sladkov (Kaz) Kazakhstan  
49Adam Wadecki (Pol) Team Corratec  
50Li Fuyu (Chn) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team  
51Hossein Askari (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team  
52Bostjan Rezman (Slo) Slovenia  
53Wang Meiyin (Chn) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team  
54Hossein Jahabanian (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team  
55Christopher Stevenson (Swe) Team Capinordic  
56Dan Craven (Nam) Rapha Condor  
57Frantisek Padour (Cze) PSK Whirlpool - Author  
58Han Feng (Chn) Skil-Shimano  
59Ma Haijun (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team  
60Petr Bencik (Cze) PSK Whirlpool - Author  
61Piotr Osinski (Pol) Poland  
62Michael Fitzgerald (Aus) Cinelli - Down Under  
63Vladimir Kerkez (Slo) Slovenia  
64Pawel Cieslik (Pol) Poland  
65Tu Yue (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team  
66Serhiy Honchar (Ukr) Team Corratec  
67Mariusz Witecki (Pol) Poland  
68Darko Blazevic (Cro) Loborika  
69Zhang Ruisong (Chn) Max Success Sports  
70Andrej Omulec (Slo) Slovenia  
71Tom Southam (GBr) Rapha Condor  
72Gasper Svab (Slo) Slovenia  
73Sven De Weerdt (Bel) Cinelli - Down Under  
74Leopold Konig (Cze) PSK Whirlpool - Author  
75Nazar Jumabekov (Kaz) Kazakhstan  
76Yevceniy Nepomnyachshiy (Kaz) Kazakhstan  
77James Perry (RSA) Team Stegcomputer - Neotel  
78Stanislav Kozubek (Cze) PSK Whirlpool - Author  
79Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Skil-Shimano  
80Christopher D'Amelio (Aus) Cinelli - Down Under  
81Adrian Honkisz (Pol) Poland  
82Alexandr Shushemoin (Kaz) Kazakhstan  
83Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Kazakhstan  
84Kristjan Durasek (Cro) Loborika  
85Bert Roesems (Bel) Cinelli - Down Under  
86Ben Mather (Aus) Praties  
87Hrvoje Miholjevic (Cro) Loborika  
88Jacobus Venter (RSA) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team  
89Ahad Kazemi Sarai (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team  
90Nick Reistad (USA) Jelly Belly Cycling Team  
91Kwok Ho Ting (HKg) Hong Kong  
92Simon Richardson (GBr) Rapha Condor  
93Anatoliy Pakhtusov (Ukr) Ukraine  
94Peter Ronsse (Bel) Cinelli - Down Under  
95Darren Lapthorne (Aus) Rapha Condor  
96Song Baoqing (Chn) China  
97Jiao Pengda (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team  
98Volodymyr Rybin (Ukr) Ukraine  
99Liam Holohan (GBr) Rapha Condor  
100Oleksandr Sheydyk (Ukr) Ukraine  
101Wu Shengjun (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team  
102Xu Gang (Chn) Max Success Sports  
103Medhi Fahridi Kovij (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team  
104Kristian House (GBr) Rapha Condor  
105Volodymyr Duma (Ukr) Ukraine  
106Eric Van De Meent (Ned) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team  
107Leon Van Bon (Ned) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team  
108Kristian Sobota (Den) Team Capinordic0:00:16 
109Bruno Rizzi (Ita) Team Corratec0:00:45 
110Lai Kuan Hua (Tpe) Giant Asia Racing Team0:02:36 
111Cheng Ji (Chn) Skil-Shimano  
112Will Routley (Can) Jelly Belly Cycling Team  
113Ji Xitao (Chn) China  
114Liu Hao (Chn) Max Success Sports  
115Zhang Hui (Chn) Max Success Sports  
116Liu Yilin (Chn) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team0:02:46 
117Zhao Yujian (Chn) Max Success Sports0:04:17 
118Liu Peng (Chn) China  
119Wojciech Dybel (Pol) Poland0:05:29 
120Ji Jianhua (Chn) China  
121Ben Grieve-Johnson (Aus) Praties0:13:47 
122Peng Kuei Hsiang (Tpe) Giant Asia Racing Team  
123Morten Hoberg (Den) Team Capinordic  
124Vojtech Dlouhy (Cze) PSK Whirlpool - Author  
125William Clarke (Aus) Praties  
126Cheung King Wai (HKg) Hong Kong0:18:48 
DNFDavid Maree (RSA) Team Stegcomputer - Neotel  
1Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Kazakhstan16pts
2Tom Veelers (Ned) Skil-Shimano14 
3Radoslav Rogina (Cro) Loborika13 
4Jure Kocjan (Slo) Slovenia12 
5Nikola Aistrup (Den) Team Capinordic11 
6Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz) Kazakhstan10 
7Wong Kan Po (HKg) Hong Kong9 
8Yuriy Metlushenko (Ukr) Ukraine8 
9Matej Stare (Slo) Slovenia7 
10Danilo Hondo (Ger) PSK Whirlpool - Author6 
11Andrey Mizurov (Kaz) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team5 
12Vid Ogris (Slo) Loborika4 
13Kiel Reijnen (USA) Jelly Belly Cycling Team3 
14Sergiy Grechin (Ukr) Ukraine2 
15Dong Xiaoyong (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team1 
Sprint 1
1Lucas Persson (Swe) Team Capinordic5pts
2Anatoliy Pakhtusov (Ukr) Ukraine3 
3Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Kazakhstan1 
Mountain 1
1Lucas Persson (Swe) Team Capinordic7pts
2Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Kazakhstan5 
3Anatoliy Pakhtusov (Ukr) Ukraine3 
4Volodymyr Starchyk (Ukr) Ukraine2 
5Yevgeniy Sladkov (Kaz) Kazakhstan1 
6Hong Kong, China  
7Team Capinordic  
8Jelly Belly Cycling Team  
9Team Utensilnord  
10Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team  
11Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team  
12PSK Whirlpool - Author  
13Max Success Sports  
14Cinelli-Down Under  
16Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team  
17Team Neotel - Stegcomputer  
19Rapha Condor  
20People's Republic of China0:02:36 
Asian Teams
2Hong Kong, China  
3Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team  
4Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team  
5Max Success Sports  
6People's Republic of China0:02:36 
7Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team0:02:46 
General classification after stage 4
1Andrey Mizurov (Kaz) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team13:49:38 
2Niklas Axelsson (Swe) Team Corratec0:00:15 
3Mitja Mahoric (Slo) Slovenia0:01:03 
4Radoslav Rogina (Cro) Loborika0:01:07 
5Ghader Mizbani Iranagh (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team0:01:34 
6Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:02:03 
7Volodymyr Starchyk (Ukr) Ukraine0:02:13 
8Yevgeniy Sladkov (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:02:21 
9Mariusz Witecki (Pol) Poland0:02:23 
10Ahad Kazemi Sarai (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team0:02:24 
11Sergiy Grechin (Ukr) Ukraine0:02:41 
12Danilo Hondo (Ger) PSK Whirlpool - Author0:03:08 
13Matej Stare (Slo) Slovenia0:03:13 
14Kiel Reijnen (USA) Jelly Belly Cycling Team0:03:20 
15Andrea Pagoto (Ita) Team Corratec0:03:30 
16Jacques Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team0:03:40 
17Li Fuyu (Chn) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team0:04:00 
18Jure Kocjan (Slo) Slovenia0:04:02 
19Lucas Persson (Swe) Team Capinordic0:04:08 
20Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:04:11 
21Vladimir Kerkez (Slo) Slovenia0:04:12 
22Yevceniy Nepomnyachshiy (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:04:19 
23Theo Eltink (Ned) Skil-Shimano0:04:20 
24Anatoliy Pakhtusov (Ukr) Ukraine0:04:22 
25Andrej Omulec (Slo) Slovenia0:04:25 
26Kristjan Durasek (Cro) Loborika0:04:30 
27James Perry (RSA) Team Stegcomputer - Neotel0:05:45 
28Frantisek Padour (Cze) PSK Whirlpool - Author0:06:00 
29Hossein Askari (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team0:06:28 
30Pawel Cieslik (Pol) Poland0:06:34 
31Gasper Svab (Slo) Slovenia0:06:35 
32Bostjan Rezman (Slo) Slovenia0:06:36 
33Alexandr Shushemoin (Kaz) Kazakhstan  
34Jiao Pengda (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team0:06:55 
35Wong Kan Po (HKg) Hong Kong0:06:59 
36Hrvoje Miholjevic (Cro) Loborika0:11:07 
37Simon Richardson (GBr) Rapha Condor0:11:43 
38Mateusz Mroz (Pol) Poland0:11:46 
39Adrian Honkisz (Pol) Poland0:11:57 
40Leopold Konig (Cze) PSK Whirlpool - Author0:12:17 
41Stanislav Kozubek (Cze) PSK Whirlpool - Author0:13:02 
42Sun Lei (Chn) Max Success Sports0:13:09 
43Oleksandr Sheydyk (Ukr) Ukraine0:15:39 
44Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:16:03 
45Han Feng (Chn) Skil-Shimano0:16:09 
46Volodymyr Rybin (Ukr) Ukraine0:17:33 
47Nazar Jumabekov (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:19:09 
48Dong Xiaoyong (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team0:19:35 
49Liu Biao (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team0:21:05 
50Roger Beuchat (Swi) Team Stegcomputer - Neotel0:21:44 
51Bruno Rizzi (Ita) Team Corratec0:23:36 
52Petr Bencik (Cze) PSK Whirlpool - Author0:23:56 
53Ma Haijun (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team0:25:01 
54Tom Southam (GBr) Rapha Condor0:26:00 
55Wu Shengjun (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team0:27:10 
56Darren Lapthorne (Aus) Rapha Condor0:27:42 
57Carlo Corra (Ita) Team Corratec0:29:28 
58Emiliano Donadello (Ita) Team Corratec0:31:46 
59Vid Ogris (Slo) Loborika0:32:20 
60Tang Wang Yip (HKg) Hong Kong0:32:25 
61Eric Van De Meent (Ned) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team0:32:27 
62Wang Meiyin (Chn) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team0:32:32 
63Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Skil-Shimano0:34:54 
64Nathan Earle (Aus) Praties0:35:04 
65Jeremy Powers (USA) Jelly Belly Cycling Team0:35:20 
66Tom Veelers (Ned) Skil-Shimano0:35:21 
67Nick Reistad (USA) Jelly Belly Cycling Team0:35:25 
68Hossein Jahabanian (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team  
69Ben Grenda (Aus) Praties0:35:27 
70Dan Craven (Nam) Rapha Condor  
71Kristian House (GBr) Rapha Condor  
72Kwok Ho Ting (HKg) Hong Kong0:35:28 
73Volodymyr Duma (Ukr) Ukraine  
74Tomislav Danculovic (Cro) Loborika0:35:30 
75Niki Ostergaard (Den) Team Capinordic0:35:35 
76Jacobus Venter (RSA) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team0:35:37 
77Xu Gang (Chn) Max Success Sports0:35:38 
78Nikola Aistrup (Den) Team Capinordic0:35:40 
79Song Baoqing (Chn) China0:35:55 
80Zhang Ruisong (Chn) Max Success Sports  
81Hui Guo (Chn) Max Success Sports0:37:28 
82Will Routley (Can) Jelly Belly Cycling Team0:37:47 
83Chan Chun Hing (HKg) Hong Kong0:38:50 
84Liu Yilin (Chn) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team0:38:57 
85Wei Kui (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team0:39:39 
86Liu Peng (Chn) China0:40:04 
87Piotr Osinski (Pol) Poland0:40:43 
88Ji Jianhua (Chn) China0:40:58 
89Ben Mather (Aus) Praties0:42:12 
90Jakub Danacik (Cze) PSK Whirlpool - Author0:43:16 
91Kristian Sobota (Den) Team Capinordic0:43:24 
92Sven De Weerdt (Bel) Cinelli - Down Under0:43:32 
93William Clarke (Aus) Praties0:45:45 
94Bert De Backer (Bel) Skil-Shimano0:47:29 
95Darko Blazevic (Cro) Loborika0:47:33 
96Serhiy Honchar (Ukr) Team Corratec0:47:35 
97Matthew Green (Aus) Cinelli - Down Under0:47:36 
98Tu Yue (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team0:47:37 
99Tigran Korkotyan (Arm) Team Stegcomputer - Neotel0:47:40 
100Medhi Fahridi Kovij (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team0:47:45 
101Liam Holohan (GBr) Rapha Condor0:47:57 
102Matthew Rice (Aus) Jelly Belly Cycling Team0:49:30 
103Zhang Hui (Chn) Max Success Sports0:50:39 
104Michael Fitzgerald (Aus) Cinelli - Down Under0:51:36 
105Cheng Ji (Chn) Skil-Shimano0:51:37 
106Adam Wadecki (Pol) Team Corratec0:51:46 
107Zhao Yujian (Chn) Max Success Sports0:52:16 
108Lai Kuan Hua (Tpe) Giant Asia Racing Team0:52:45 
109Wojciech Dybel (Pol) Poland0:53:02 
110Bert Roesems (Bel) Cinelli - Down Under0:54:49 
111Logan Dennis Hutchings (NZl) Cinelli - Down Under0:55:10 
112Liu Bo (Chn) China0:56:02 
113Yuriy Metlushenko (Ukr) Ukraine0:56:03 
114Peter Ronsse (Bel) Cinelli - Down Under0:58:38 
115Christopher D'Amelio (Aus) Cinelli - Down Under0:59:12 
116Christopher Stevenson (Swe) Team Capinordic1:01:09 
117Ji Xitao (Chn) China1:01:12 
118Ben Grieve-Johnson (Aus) Praties1:01:37 
119Lukasz Osiecki (Pol) Poland1:06:08 
120Cheung King Wai (HKg) Hong Kong1:08:38 
121Leon Van Bon (Ned) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team1:09:20 
122Andreas Linden (Swe) Team Capinordic1:10:51 
123Peng Kuei Hsiang (Tpe) Giant Asia Racing Team1:15:31 
124Liu Hao (Chn) Max Success Sports1:16:57 
125Vojtech Dlouhy (Cze) PSK Whirlpool - Author1:32:05 
126Morten Hoberg (Den) Team Capinordic1:32:28 
Mountains classification
1Ahad Kazemi Sarai (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team21pts
2Ghader Mizbani Iranagh (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team18 
3Lucas Persson (Swe) Team Capinordic7 
4Yevgeniy Sladkov (Kaz) Kazakhstan7 
5Wu Shengjun (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team5 
6Bostjan Rezman (Slo) Slovenia5 
7Jiao Pengda (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team5 
8Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Kazakhstan5 
9Volodymyr Starchyk (Ukr) Ukraine4 
10Anatoliy Pakhtusov (Ukr) Ukraine3 
11Gasper Svab (Slo) Slovenia3 
12Andrey Mizurov (Kaz) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team2 
13Alexandr Shushemoin (Kaz) Kazakhstan2 
14Niklas Axelsson (Swe) Team Corratec1 
15Nazar Jumabekov (Kaz) Kazakhstan1 
Points classification
1Radoslav Rogina (Cro) Loborika54pts
2Andrey Mizurov (Kaz) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team43 
3Danilo Hondo (Ger) PSK Whirlpool - Author41 
4Mitja Mahoric (Slo) Slovenia40 
5Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Kazakhstan34 
6Jure Kocjan (Slo) Slovenia31 
7Matej Stare (Slo) Slovenia30 
8Ahad Kazemi Sarai (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team25 
9Ghader Mizbani Iranagh (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team24 
10Li Fuyu (Chn) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team22 
11Wu Shengjun (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team21 
12Yevgeniy Sladkov (Kaz) Kazakhstan21 
13Mariusz Witecki (Pol) Poland21 
14Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz) Kazakhstan20 
15Niklas Axelsson (Swe) Team Corratec19 
16Sergiy Grechin (Ukr) Ukraine19 
17Volodymyr Starchyk (Ukr) Ukraine18 
18Kiel Reijnen (USA) Jelly Belly Cycling Team16 
19Tom Veelers (Ned) Skil-Shimano14 
20Nikola Aistrup (Den) Team Capinordic11 
21Anatoliy Pakhtusov (Ukr) Ukraine10 
22James Perry (RSA) Team Stegcomputer - Neotel10 
23Wong Kan Po (HKg) Hong Kong10 
24Will Routley (Can) Jelly Belly Cycling Team10 
25Yuriy Metlushenko (Ukr) Ukraine8 
26Frantisek Padour (Cze) PSK Whirlpool - Author7 
27Darren Lapthorne (Aus) Rapha Condor7 
28Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Kazakhstan6 
29Lucas Persson (Swe) Team Capinordic5 
30Theo Eltink (Ned) Skil-Shimano5 
31Bruno Rizzi (Ita) Team Corratec5 
32Stanislav Kozubek (Cze) PSK Whirlpool - Author4 
33Vid Ogris (Slo) Loborika4 
34William Clarke (Aus) Praties4 
35Volodymyr Rybin (Ukr) Ukraine3 
36Roger Beuchat (Swi) Team Stegcomputer - Neotel3 
37Jacques Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team2 
38Pawel Cieslik (Pol) Poland1 
39Dong Xiaoyong (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team1 
40Volodymyr Duma (Ukr) Ukraine1 
Asian riders classification
1Andrey Mizurov (Kaz) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team13:49:38 
2Ghader Mizbani Iranagh (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team0:01:34 
3Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:02:03 
4Yevgeniy Sladkov (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:02:21 
5Ahad Kazemi Sarai (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team0:02:24 
6Li Fuyu (Chn) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team0:04:00 
7Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:04:11 
8Yevceniy Nepomnyachshiy (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:04:19 
9Hossein Askari (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team0:06:28 
10Alexandr Shushemoin (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:06:36 
11Jiao Pengda (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team0:06:55 
12Wong Kan Po (HKg) Hong Kong0:06:59 
13Sun Lei (Chn) Max Success Sports0:13:09 
14Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:16:03 
15Nazar Jumabekov (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:19:09 
16Dong Xiaoyong (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team0:19:35 
17Liu Biao (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team0:21:05 
18Ma Haijun (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team0:25:01 
19Wu Shengjun (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team0:27:10 
20Tang Wang Yip (HKg) Hong Kong0:32:25 
21Wang Meiyin (Chn) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team0:32:32 
22Hossein Jahabanian (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team0:35:25 
23Kwok Ho Ting (HKg) Hong Kong0:35:28 
24Xu Gang (Chn) Max Success Sports0:35:38 
25Song Baoqing (Chn) China0:35:55 
26Zhang Ruisong (Chn) Max Success Sports  
27Hui Guo (Chn) Max Success Sports0:37:28 
28Chan Chun Hing (HKg) Hong Kong0:38:50 
29Liu Yilin (Chn) Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team0:38:57 
30Wei Kui (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team0:39:39 
31Liu Peng (Chn) China0:40:04 
32Ji Jianhua (Chn) China0:40:58 
33Tu Yue (Chn) Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team0:47:37 
34Medhi Fahridi Kovij (IRI) Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team0:47:45 
35Zhang Hui (Chn) Max Success Sports0:50:39 
36Zhao Yujian (Chn) Max Success Sports0:52:16 
37Lai Kuan Hua (Tpe) Giant Asia Racing Team0:52:45 
38Liu Bo (Chn) China0:56:02 
39Ji Xitao (Chn) China1:01:12 
40Cheung King Wai (HKg) Hong Kong1:08:38 
41Peng Kuei Hsiang (Tpe) Giant Asia Racing Team1:15:31 
42Liu Hao (Chn) Max Success Sports1:16:57 
Teams classification
1Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team41:33:22 
5PSK Whirlpool - Author0:07:58 
7Team Utensilnord0:16:08 
9Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team0:30:17 
11Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team0:35:18 
12Team Neotel - Stegcomputer0:46:59 
13Rapha Condor0:49:02 
14Hong Kong, China0:58:36 
15Jelly Belly Cycling Team0:59:57 
16Team Capinordic1:06:17 
17Max Success Sports1:19:42 
19People's Republic of China1:44:36 
20Cinelli-Down Under2:13:46 
Asian teams classification
1Petrochemical Tabriz Cycling Team41:33:22 
3Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team0:30:17 
4Hong Kong, China0:58:36 
5Trek - Marco Polo Cycling Team1:11:02 
6Max Success Sports1:19:42 
7People's Republic of China1:44:36 


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