Ladies Tour of Qatar 2016

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Ladies Tour of Qatar 2016 overview

The 2016 Ladies Tour of Qatar will embark on its eighth edition and this year it is ranked as a UCI 2.1 five-day race held from February 2-5. Newly crowned world champion Lizzie Armitstead will not line up with her Boels Dolmans team to defend her title but will instead start her season at the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. On the start line there will be previous winners Kirsten Wild (Hitec Products) and Armitstead's trade teammate Ellen van Dijk (Boels Dolmans), along with strong contenders like Chloe Hosking (Wiggle High5), Tiffany Cromwell (Canyon SRAM Racing) and Shelley Olds (Cylance Pro Cycling).

2016 Ladies Tour of Qatar start list

2016 Ladies Tour of Qatar stages:

Ladies Tour of Qatar stage 1: Katara Culture Village - Qatar University, 97km - February 2, 2016

Ladies Tour of Qatar stage 2: Sheikh Faisal Museum - Al Khor Corniche, 120km - February 3, 2016

Ladies Tour of Qatar stage 3: Al Zubarah Fort - Madinat Al Shamal, 112km - February 4, 2016

Ladies Tour of Qatar stage 4: Aspire Zone - Doha Corniche, 73km - February 5, 2016


During the 2015 Ladies Tour of Qatar, Armitstead won stage 3 and stage 4 and secured her position as the overall race winner ahead of Chloe Hosking (Wiggle-Honda) and Ellen Van Dijk (Boels Dolmans Cycling Team). Kirsten Wild (Hitec Products), who was not in attendance, had been knocked off her throne after winning four previous editions.


2015 Ladies Tour of Qatar final general classification:

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Elisabeth Armitstead (GBr) Boels Dolmans Cycling Team9:59:25
2Chloe Hosking (Aus) Wiggle Honda0:00:12
3Ellen Van Dijk (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cycling Team0:00:22
4Trixi Worrack (Ger) Velocio-SRAM0:00:29
5Emma Johansson (Swe) Orica - AIS0:00:30
6Jolien D'hoore (Bel) Wiggle Honda0:02:26
7Tiffany Cromwell (Aus) Velocio-SRAM0:02:29
8Pascale Jeuland (Fra) FranceRow 7 - Cell 2
9Amy Pieters (Ned) Team Liv-PlanturRow 8 - Cell 2
10Gracie Elvin (Aus) Orica - AIS0:02:37



2015 Ladies Tour of Qatar | 2014 Ladies Tour of Qatar | 2013 Ladies Tour of Qatar

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