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Tour of Japan 2012

Date range:
May 20-27, 2012

May 20, Prologue: Sakai (ITT) 2.65km

William Clarke wins Tour of Japan prologue

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Cycling News
Published:
May 21, 2012, 17:18 BST,
Updated:
May 21, 2012, 18:38 BST

Australian leads Champion System 1-2 finish

William Clarke (Champion System) is the first leader of the 2012 Tour of Japan

William Clarke (Champion System) is the first leader of the 2012 Tour of Japan

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Full Results
1 William Clarke (Aus) Champion System Pro Cycling Team 0:03:19.31  
2 Cameron Wurf (Aus) Champion System Pro Cycling Team 0:00:01.59  
3 King Lok Cheung (HKg) Hong Kong Team 0:00:02.34  
4 Taiji Nishitani (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team 0:00:02.36  
5 Mauro Abel Richeze (Arg) Team Nippo 0:00:03.98  
6 Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Team Nippo 0:00:05.30  
7 Nathan Earle (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers 0:00:06.55  
8 Anthony Giacoppo (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers 0:00:06.58  
9 Campbell Flakemore (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers 0:00:06.63  
10 Fortunato Baliani (Ita) Team Nippo 0:00:08.82  
11 Shinichi Fukushima (Jpn) Terengganu Cycling Team 0:00:09.79  
12 Muhamad Adiq Othman (Mas) Champion System Pro Cycling Team 0:00:09.87  
13 Mariusz Wiesiak (Pol) Matrix Powertag 0:00:10.34  
14 Ryoma Nonaka (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team 0:00:10.68  
15 Miyataka Shimizu (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor 0:00:10.85  
16 Shimpei Fukuda (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team 0:00:11.22  
17 Yoshiaki Shimada (Jpn) Team Ukyo 0:00:11.27  
18 Masanari Komuro (Jpn) Cannondale Spacezeropoint 0:00:11.31  
19 King Wai Cheung (HKg) Hong Kong Team    
20 Shinri Suzuki (Jpn) Cannondale Spacezeropoint 0:00:11.50  
21 Kenji Itami (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor 0:00:11.51  
22 Ho Ting Kwok (HKg) Hong Kong Team 0:00:11.69  
23 Patrick Shaw (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers 0:00:11.72  
24 Junya Sano (Jpn) Team Nippo 0:00:11.77  
25 Chan Jae Jang (Kor) Terengganu Cycling Team 0:00:11.84  
26 Masakazu Ito (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team 0:00:12.10  
27 Nariyuki Masuda (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen 0:00:12.22  
28 Julian David Arredondo Moreno (Col) Team Nippo 0:00:12.39  
29 Maksym Averin (Ukr) Amore & Vita 0:00:13.07  
30 Yovcho Yovchev (Bul) Amore & Vita 0:00:13.09  
31 Peng Da Jiao (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team 0:00:13.70  
32 Ying Hon Ronald Yeung (HKg) Hong Kong Team 0:00:13.96  
33 Gang Xu (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team 0:00:14.00  
34 Hayato Yoshida (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor 0:00:14.08  
35 Masahiro Shinagawa (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team 0:00:14.19  
36 Yusuke Hatanaka (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team 0:00:14.21  
37 Makoto Nakamura (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen 0:00:15.14  
38 Yuzuru Suzuki (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team 0:00:15.17  
39 Yoshimitsu Tsuji (Jpn) Team Ukyo 0:00:15.26  
40 Marino Palandri (Ita) Amore & Vita 0:00:15.28  
41 Shotaro Iribe (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team 0:00:15.32  
42 Sho Hatsuyama (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen 0:00:15.38  
43 Yoshimasa Hirose (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen 0:00:15.39  
44 Kam Po Wong (HKg) Hong Kong Team 0:00:15.85  
45 Kyle Marwood (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers 0:00:16.11  
46 Ryota Nishizono (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor 0:00:16.15  
47 Yuta Takada (Jpn) Cannondale Spacezeropoint 0:00:16.22  
48 Masaru Fukuhara (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen 0:00:16.49  
49 Chris Butler (USA) Champion System Pro Cycling Team    
50 Shota Saito (Jpn) Team Ukyo 0:00:16.56  
51 Kenichi Suzuki (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team 0:00:16.76  
52 Nozomu Kimori (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team 0:00:16.78  
53 Genki Yamamoto (Jpn) University All Japan 0:00:16.96  
54 Yuya Komaki (Jpn) Matrix Powertag 0:00:17.02  
55 Ryosuke Uemura (Jpn) Pearlizumi Sumita Ravanello 0:00:17.35  
56 Mohd Shahrul Mat Amin (Mas) Terengganu Cycling Team 0:00:17.65  
57 Tomoyuki Iino (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen 0:00:17.84  
58 Jonathan Lovelock (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers 0:00:17.85  
59 Thomas Lebas (Fra) Bridgestone Anchor 0:00:17.86  
60 Masahiko Yasui (Jpn) University All Japan 0:00:17.94  
61 Keisuke Kimura (Jpn) University All Japan 0:00:18.16  
62 Takahiro Yamashita (Jpn) Matrix Powertag    
63 Yoshiyuki Shimizu (Jpn) Team Ukyo 0:00:18.26  
64 Tomonori Sato (Jpn) Team Ukyo 0:00:18.99  
65 Blaise Sonnery (Fra) Bridgestone Anchor 0:00:19.47  
66 Daiki Yasuhara (Jpn) Matrix Powertag 0:00:19.51  
67 Yoshimitsu Hiratsuka (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team 0:00:19.59  
68 Sekiho Endo (Jpn) Cannondale Spacezeropoint 0:00:20.15  
69 Sota Ikebe (Jpn) Matrix Powertag 0:00:20.45  
70 Nur Amirull Fakhruddin Mazuki (Mas) Terengganu Cycling Team 0:00:20.99  
71 Jin Okubo (Jpn) Pearlizumi Sumita Ravanello 0:00:21.01  
72 Jaroslaw Dabrowski (Pol) Amore & Vita 0:00:21.04  
73 Kohki Ohnaka (Jpn) University All Japan 0:00:21.21  
74 Mohd Saiful Anuar Aziz (Mas) Terengganu Cycling Team 0:00:21.38  
75 Sea Keong Loh (Mas) OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team 0:00:21.99  
76 Viesturs Luksevics (Lat) Amore & Vita 0:00:22.33  
77 Patrik Moren (Swe) Amore & Vita 0:00:22.58  
78 Ryosuke Takatsuka (Jpn) Pearlizumi Sumita Ravanello 0:00:22.68  
79 Katsuma Fujioka (Jpn) Pearlizumi Sumita Ravanello 0:00:22.86  
80 Shiki Kuroeda (Jpn) University All Japan 0:00:23.66  
81 Ji Wen Low (Sin) OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team 0:00:24.27  
82 Kosuke Harakawa (Jpn) Cannondale Spacezeropoint 0:00:24.75  
83 Tomoya Kano (Jpn) Team Ukyo 0:00:24.83  
84 Shun Yamamoto (Jpn) University All Japan 0:00:26.27  
85 Mohd Nor Umardi Rosdi (Mas) Terengganu Cycling Team 0:00:28.43  
86 Ahmad Haidar Anuawar (Mas) OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team 0:00:29.48  
87 Yat Wai Chan (HKg) Hong Kong Team 0:00:29.90  
88 Choon Huat Goh (Sin) OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team 0:00:31.83  
89 Taichi Togao (Jpn) Pearlizumi Sumita Ravanello 0:00:33.24  
90 Motonari Suzuki (Jpn) Pearlizumi Sumita Ravanello 0:00:39.51  
91 Yasumasa Oka (Jpn) Cannondale Spacezeropoint 0:01:30.33  
92 Darren Low (Sin) OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team 0:03:13.17  
93 Kohei Uchima (Jpn) Team Nippo 0:03:27.92  
Points
1 William Clarke (Aus) Champion System Pro Cycling Team 10 pts
2 Cameron Wurf (Aus) Champion System Pro Cycling Team 9  
3 King Lok Cheung (HKg) Hong Kong Team 8  
4 Taiji Nishitani (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team 7  
5 Mauro Abel Richeze (Arg) Team Nippo 6  
6 Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Team Nippo 5  
7 Nathan Earle (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers 4  
8 Anthony Giacoppo (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers 3  
9 Campbell Flakemore (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers 2  
10 Fortunato Baliani (Ita) Team Nippo 1  
Teams
1 Champion System Pro Cycling Team 0:10:08  
2 Team Nippo 0:00:07  
3 Genesys Wealth Advisers    
4 Hong Kong Team 0:00:14  
5 Aisan Racing Team    
6 Bridgestone Anchor 0:00:25  
7 Cannondale Spacezeropoint 0:00:27  
8 Shimano Racing Team 0:00:28  
9 Terengganu Cycling Team    
10 Amore & Vita 0:00:30  
11 Team Ukyo 0:00:31  
12 Utsunomiya Blitzen    
13 Matrix Powertag 0:00:34  
14 University All Japan 0:00:42  
15 Pearlizumi Sumita Ravanello 0:00:49  
16 OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team 0:01:04  
General classification after prologue
1 William Clarke (Aus) Champion System Pro Cycling Team 0:03:19  
2 Cameron Wurf (Aus) Champion System Pro Cycling Team 0:00:01  
3 King Lok Cheung (HKg) Hong Kong Team 0:00:02  
4 Taiji Nishitani (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team    
5 Mauro Abel Richeze (Arg) Team Nippo 0:00:04  
6 Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Team Nippo 0:00:05  
7 Nathan Earle (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers 0:00:06  
8 Anthony Giacoppo (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers    
9 Campbell Flakemore (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers    
10 Fortunato Baliani (Ita) Team Nippo 0:00:09  
11 Shinichi Fukushima (Jpn) Terengganu Cycling Team 0:00:10  
12 Muhamad Adiq Othman (Mas) Champion System Pro Cycling Team    
13 Mariusz Wiesiak (Pol) Matrix Powertag    
14 Ryoma Nonaka (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team    
15 Miyataka Shimizu (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor 0:00:11  
16 Shimpei Fukuda (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team    
17 Yoshiaki Shimada (Jpn) Team Ukyo    
18 Masanari Komuro (Jpn) Cannondale Spacezeropoint    
19 King Wai Cheung (HKg) Hong Kong Team    
20 Shinri Suzuki (Jpn) Cannondale Spacezeropoint    
21 Kenji Itami (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor    
22 Ho Ting Kwok (HKg) Hong Kong Team 0:00:12  
23 Patrick Shaw (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers    
24 Junya Sano (Jpn) Team Nippo    
25 Chan Jae Jang (Kor) Terengganu Cycling Team    
26 Masakazu Ito (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team    
27 Nariyuki Masuda (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen    
28 Julian David Arredondo Moreno (Col) Team Nippo    
29 Maksym Averin (Ukr) Amore & Vita 0:00:13  
30 Yovcho Yovchev (Bul) Amore & Vita    
31 Peng Da Jiao (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team 0:00:14  
32 Ying Hon Ronald Yeung (HKg) Hong Kong Team    
33 Gang Xu (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team    
34 Hayato Yoshida (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor    
35 Masahiro Shinagawa (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team    
36 Yusuke Hatanaka (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team    
37 Makoto Nakamura (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen 0:00:15  
38 Yuzuru Suzuki (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team    
39 Yoshimitsu Tsuji (Jpn) Team Ukyo    
40 Marino Palandri (Ita) Amore & Vita    
41 Shotaro Iribe (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team    
42 Sho Hatsuyama (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen    
43 Yoshimasa Hirose (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen    
44 Kam Po Wong (HKg) Hong Kong Team 0:00:16  
45 Kyle Marwood (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers    
46 Ryota Nishizono (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor    
47 Yuta Takada (Jpn) Cannondale Spacezeropoint    
48 Masaru Fukuhara (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen    
49 Chris Butler (USA) Champion System Pro Cycling Team    
50 Shota Saito (Jpn) Team Ukyo    
51 Kenichi Suzuki (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team 0:00:17  
52 Nozomu Kimori (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team    
53 Genki Yamamoto (Jpn) University All Japan    
54 Yuya Komaki (Jpn) Matrix Powertag    
55 Ryosuke Uemura (Jpn) Pearlizumi Sumita Ravanello    
56 Mohd Shahrul Mat Amin (Mas) Terengganu Cycling Team    
57 Tomoyuki Iino (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen 0:00:18  
58 Jonathan Lovelock (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers    
59 Thomas Lebas (Fra) Bridgestone Anchor    
60 Masahiko Yasui (Jpn) University All Japan    
61 Keisuke Kimura (Jpn) University All Japan    
62 Takahiro Yamashita (Jpn) Matrix Powertag    
63 Yoshiyuki Shimizu (Jpn) Team Ukyo    
64 Tomonori Sato (Jpn) Team Ukyo 0:00:19  
65 Blaise Sonnery (Fra) Bridgestone Anchor    
66 Daiki Yasuhara (Jpn) Matrix Powertag    
67 Yoshimitsu Hiratsuka (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team    
68 Sekiho Endo (Jpn) Cannondale Spacezeropoint 0:00:20  
69 Sota Ikebe (Jpn) Matrix Powertag    
70 Nur Amirull Fakhruddin Mazuki (Mas) Terengganu Cycling Team 0:00:21  
71 Jin Okubo (Jpn) Pearlizumi Sumita Ravanello    
72 Jaroslaw Dabrowski (Pol) Amore & Vita    
73 Kohki Ohnaka (Jpn) University All Japan    
74 Mohd Saiful Anuar Aziz (Mas) Terengganu Cycling Team    
75 Sea Keong Loh (Mas) OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team 0:00:22  
76 Viesturs Luksevics (Lat) Amore & Vita    
77 Patrik Moren (Swe) Amore & Vita    
78 Ryosuke Takatsuka (Jpn) Pearlizumi Sumita Ravanello    
79 Katsuma Fujioka (Jpn) Pearlizumi Sumita Ravanello 0:00:23  
80 Shiki Kuroeda (Jpn) University All Japan    
81 Ji Wen Low (Sin) OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team 0:00:24  
82 Kosuke Harakawa (Jpn) Cannondale Spacezeropoint 0:00:25  
83 Tomoya Kano (Jpn) Team Ukyo    
84 Shun Yamamoto (Jpn) University All Japan 0:00:26  
85 Mohd Nor Umardi Rosdi (Mas) Terengganu Cycling Team 0:00:28  
86 Ahmad Haidar Anuawar (Mas) OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team 0:00:29  
87 Yat Wai Chan (HKg) Hong Kong Team 0:00:30  
88 Choon Huat Goh (Sin) OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team 0:00:32  
89 Taichi Togao (Jpn) Pearlizumi Sumita Ravanello 0:00:33  
90 Motonari Suzuki (Jpn) Pearlizumi Sumita Ravanello 0:00:39  
91 Yasumasa Oka (Jpn) Cannondale Spacezeropoint 0:01:30  
92 Darren Low (Sin) OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team 0:03:13  
93 Kohei Uchima (Jpn) Team Nippo 0:03:28  
Points classification
1 William Clarke (Aus) Champion System Pro Cycling Team 10 pts
2 Cameron Wurf (Aus) Champion System Pro Cycling Team 9  
3 King Lok Cheung (HKg) Hong Kong Team 8  
4 Taiji Nishitani (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team 7  
5 Mauro Abel Richeze (Arg) Team Nippo 6  
6 Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Team Nippo 5  
7 Nathan Earle (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers 4  
8 Anthony Giacoppo (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers 3  
9 Campbell Flakemore (Aus) Genesys Wealth Advisers 2  
10 Fortunato Baliani (Ita) Team Nippo 1  
11 Kohei Uchima (Jpn) Team Nippo -10  
Teams classification
1 Champion System Pro Cycling Team 0:10:08  
2 Team Nippo 0:00:07  
3 Genesys Wealth Advisers    
4 Hong Kong Team 0:00:14  
5 Aisan Racing Team    
6 Bridgestone Anchor 0:00:25  
7 Cannondale Spacezeropoint 0:00:27  
8 Shimano Racing Team 0:00:28  
9 Terengganu Cycling Team    
10 Amore & Vita 0:00:30  
11 Team Ukyo 0:00:31  
12 Utsunomiya Blitzen    
13 Matrix Powertag 0:00:34  
14 University All Japan 0:00:42  
15 Pearlizumi Sumita Ravanello 0:00:49  
16 OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team 0:01:04