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6th Tour de Langkawi - 2.3

Malaysia, February 6-18, 2001

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Stage 11 - February 17: Kuala Lumpur Tower - Shah Alam, 162.9 km

Bettini cleans up for Mapei

By Steve Thomas, cyclingnews.com correspondent

The world's tallest building, the KL Tower, opened the penultimate stage of the 2001 Tour De Langkawi. This was, on paper at least, a chance for the sprinters, and those teams without palmares so far in the race to make amends, and to go home with something in the cabinet.

The smart money would have been on one of the American teams, Saturn or Mercury, to come up with something special, though the French have also had a lean race so far. Either way it looked to be a battle for stage scraps, as opposed to a serious day for those with overall GC designs. With Paolo Lanfranchi and Paolo Bettini lying first and second overall, and with the team leading in all but the Asian rider category, expectations were that the boys in blue would simply keep control of things and maintain there mastery, and possibly leave the stage for the rest to fight out.

From the off the pace was almost as hot as the temperature, with a near 50kph average for the first couple of hours. Break after break tried to cut loose, with a special effort being made by the Canadian national team. With all of this action surging around them Mapei played the perfect deck, by sitting at the front of the peloton and keeping any potentially dangerous invaders within shooting distance. Much of this work was being handled by Bettini himself, who was playing the perfect lieutenant to his team leader Lanfranchi.

Eventually a small group moved ahead, and established a near four minute lead over the peloton, though there was nobody of any threat to the Mapei riders or the GC. As the finish drew near, a combined Credit Agricole and Ag2r train hit the front to reel in the escapees, which they did rapidly. Entering the finishing circuit at Shah Alam the break was trawled in. Four laps of a soon to be wet, and fast, city center circuit lay ahead. Once again the Canadians were trying to make an impression, but it was ultimately to no avail.

As the heavens opened the rains fell once again on the streets of Shah Alam, and a tense and frantic bunch sprint loomed ominously. With top sprinters Koerts and Quarenta already on the plane home, this finale was all set to be something of a lottery. But in bike racing terms, lotteries always have lucky numbers. The audacious lucky number today was to be Mr. Bettini himself, who powered home comfortably to take the stage from Selle Italia's Andris Nauduzs and the oldest man in the race, New Zealander Graeme Miller, who is starring in the Malaysian Telekom team.

Tomorrow, the race hits the center of the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, for a 76 km criterium, which should be something of a victory roll for the all-conquering Mapei team.

Results

1 Paolo Bettini (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                 3.28.27  (46.89 km/h)
2 Andris Nauduzs (Lat) Selle Italia-Pacific
3 Graeme Miller (NZl) Telekom Malaysia
4 Peter Wrolich (Aut) Team Gerolsteiner
5 Sébastien Hinault (Fra) Credit Agricole
6 Oleg Pankov (Ukr) Collstrop-Palmans
7 Corrado Serina (Ita) Alexia Alluminio
8 Federico Colonna (Ita) Cantina Tollo
9 Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Nor) Team Fakta
10 Hans De Meester (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans
11 Soren Petersen (Den) Saturn
12 Alexandre Usov (Blr) Phonak
13 Uros Murn (Slo) Mobilvetta Rossin
14 Makoto Iijima (Jpn) Japan
15 Innar Mandoja (Est) AG2R Prevoyance
16 Roberto Lochowski (Ger) Team Fakta
17 Trent Klasna (USA) Saturn
18 Mark Walters (Can) Canada
19 Jacob Rasmussen (Den) CSC World Online
20 Andreas Sauerborn (Ger) Team Gerolsteiner
21 Matthias Buxhofer (Aut) Phonak
22 German Nieto Fernandez (Spa) Colchon Relax
23 Paolo Lanfranchi (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step
24 Jacobus Loubser (RSA) South Africa
25 Neil Mac Donald (RSA) South Africa
26 Dany Baeyens (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans
27 René Joergensen (Den) CSC World Online
28 Kyrylo Pospyeyev (Ukr) Cantina Tollo
29 Juan Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Colchon Relax
30 Jörg Ludewig (Ger) Saeco Macchine Caffe
31 Olivier Perraudeau (Fra) Bonjour
32 Niklas Axelsson (Swe) Mercury Viatel
33 Chris Horner (USA) Mercury Viatel
34 Chris Wherry (USA) Mercury Viatel
35 Musairi Musa (Mas) Telekom Malaysia
36 Christopher Jenner (Fra) Credit Agricole
37 Gianluca Tonetti (Ita) Selle Italia-Pacific
38 Seong Hoong Tsen (Mas) Malaysia
39 Pascal Herve (Fra) Alexia Alluminio
40 Walter Beneteau (Fra) Bonjour
41 Danny Jonasson (Den) CSC World Online
42 Matthew Decanio (USA) Saturn
43 Mitsuteru Tanaka (Jpn) Japan
44 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Phonak
45 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step
46 Nathan O'Neill (Aus) Ceramiche Panaria
47 René Stadelmann (Swi) Phonak
48 Paolo Bertoglio (Ita) Ceramiche Panaria
49 Tonton Susanto (Ina) Indonesia
50 Julio Perez (Mex) Ceramiche Panaria
51 José Vasquez Palomo (Spa) Colchon Relax
52 Domenico Gualdi (Ita) Mobilvetta Rossin
53 Douglas Ryder (RSA) South Africa
54 Jacob Erker (Can) Canada
55 Thierry Loder (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance
56 Nacor Burgos Rojo (Spa) Colchon Relax
57 Karl Pauwels (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans
58 Kam-Po Wong (HKg) Telekom Malaysia
59 Björnar Vestöl (Nor) Telekom Malaysia
60 Manu L'hoir (Bel) Team Fakta
61 Uwe Straumann (Swi) Phonak
62 Ghader Mizbani (Iri) Telekom Malaysia
63 Anthony Langella (Fra) Credit Agricole
64 Frédéric Gabriel (Fra) Bonjour
65 Xuezhong Tang (Chn) China
66 Ian McLeod (RSA) South Africa
67 Csaba Szekerez (Hun) Selle Italia-Pacific
68 Daniel Spence (RSA) South Africa
69 Mohd. Hardi Razali (Mas) Malaysia
70 Leonardo Scarselli (Ita) Selle Italia-Pacific
71 Massimiliano Mori (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe
72 Lennie Kristensen (Den) Team Fakta
73 Michael Barry (Can) Saturn
74 Simon Kessler (RSA) South Africa
75 Alexandre Grux (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance
76 Satoshi Hirose (Jpn) Japan
77 Jens Voigt (Ger) Credit Agricole                          0.16
78 Stéphane Berges (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance
79 Nicki Sorensen (Den) CSC World Online
80 Min Van Velzen (Can) Canada
81 Timothy Jones (Zim) Mobilvetta Rossin
82 Morten Sonne (Den) Team Fakta
83 Eduardo Hernandez Bailo (Spa) Colchon Relax
84 Davide Bramati (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step
85 Ah Thiam Wong (Mas) Malaysia
86 Greg Seiniewicz (Can) Canada
87 Scott Moninger (USA) Mercury Viatel
88 Michael Rich (Ger) Team Gerolsteiner
89 Fuyu Li (Chn) China
90 Victor Espiritu (Phi) Telekom Malaysia                    0.22
91 Scott Sunderland (Aus) Team Fakta
92 Laurent Estadieu (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance                    0.27
93 Sulistiyono Sulistiyono (Ina) Indonesia
94 Amir Zargari (Iri) Telekom Malaysia                       0.30
95 Svein Tuft (Can) Canada                                   0.41
96 Daniele Gadenz (Ita) Mobilvetta Rossin
97 Yechen Xiao (Chn) China                                   0.46
98 Xiaohai Zheng (Chn) China                                 0.48
99 Antonio Varriale (Ita) Ceramiche Panaria                  0.52
100 Milan Kadlec (Cze) Mobilvetta Rossin
101 Elio Aggiano (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step
102 Claudio Astolfi (Ita) Cantina Tollo                      1.17
103 Alessio Galletti (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe              1.28
104 Francesco Secchiari (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe
105 Dario Cioni (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                     1.33
106 Lukas Zumsteg (Swi) Phonak
107 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Bonjour                            2.52
108 Frank McCormack (USA) Saturn                             3.21
109 Allan Johansen (Den) Team Fakta                          4.06
110 Michael Sandstod (Den) CSC World Online
111 Martin Rittsel (Swe) CSC World Online
DNF Pedro Horrilo Munoz (Spa) Mapei - Quick Step
DNF Mohd. Azlan Jamaluddin (Mas) Malaysia
DNF Andres Bermejo Siller (Spa) Colchon Relax
DSQ David Fernandez Domingo (Spa) Colchon Relax

Mountains

KOM Cat 4 at at 20.5 km

1 German Nieto Fernandez (Spa) Colchon Relax                    4 pts
2 Sébastien Hinault (Fra) Credit Agricole                       2
3 Nathan O'Neill (Aus) Ceramiche Panaria                        1

Sprints

Hot Spot Sprint at Sprint 1 - Batang Berjunti

1 Massimiliano Mori (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe                  5 pts
2 Jacobus Loubser (RSA) South Africa                            3
3 Michael Rich (Ger) Team Gerolsteiner                          2
4 Thierry Loder (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance                           1
 
Hot Spot Sprint at Sprint 2 - Dataran Shah Alam

1 Karl Pauwels (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans                          5 pts
2 Innar Mandoja (Est) AG2R Prevoyance                           3
3 Claudio Astolfi (Ita) Cantina Tollo                           2
4 Daniele Gadenz (Ita) Mobilvetta Rossin                        1

Hot Spot Sprint at Sprint 3 - Dataran Shah Alam

1 Jörg Ludewig (Ger) Saeco Macchine Caffe                       5 pts
2 Elio Aggiano (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                         3
3 Chris Horner (USA) Mercury Viatel                             2
4 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                    1

Asian rider

1 Makoto Iijima (Jpn) Japan                              3.28.27
2 Musairi Musa (Mas) Telekom Malaysia
3 Seong Hoong Tsen (Mas) Malaysia
4 Mitsuteru Tanaka (Jpn) Japan
5 Tonton Susanto (Ina) Indonesia
6 Kam-Po Wong (HKg) Telekom Malaysia
7 Ghader Mizbani (Iri) Telekom Malaysia
8 Xuezhong Tang (Chn) China
9 Mohd. Hardi Razali (Mas) Malaysia
10 Satoshi Hirose (Jpn) Japan
11 Ah Thiam Wong (Mas) Malaysia                              0.16
12 Fuyu Li (Chn) China
13 Victor Espiritu (Phi) Telekom Malaysia                    0.22
14 Sulistiyono Sulistiyono (Ina) Indonesia                   0.27
15 Amir Zargari (Iri) Telekom Malaysia                       0.30
16 Yechen Xiao (Chn) China                                   0.46
17 Xiaohai Zheng (Chn) China                                 0.48

Teams

1 Collstrop-Palmans                                      10.25.21
2 Mapei - Quick Step                                             
3 Saturn                                                         
4 Phonak                                                         
5 Team Fakta                                                     
6 CSC World Online                                               
7 Telekom Malaysia                                               
8 Mercury Viatel                                                 
9 Colchon Relax Fuenlabrada                                      
9 South Africa                                                   
11 Credit Agricole                                               
12 Selle Italia Pacific                                          
13 Japan                                                         
14 Bonjour                                                       
15 Ceramiche Panaria                                             
16 AG2R Prevoyance                                               
17 Team Gerolsteiner                                         0.16
18 Mobilvetta                                                    
19 Canada                                                        
20 Malaysia                                                      
21 China                                                     1.02
22 Cantina Tollo                                             1.17
23 Saeco Macchine per Caffe                                  1.28

Asian teams

1 Japan                                                  10.25.21
2 Telekom Malaysia                                               
3 Malaysia                                                   0.16
4 China                                                      1.02

General classification after stage 11

1 Paolo Lanfranchi (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step              41.20.02
2 Paolo Bettini (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                     0.44
3 Chris Wherry (USA) Mercury Viatel                          1.57
4 Paolo Bertoglio (Ita) Ceramiche Panaria                    2.43
5 Christopher Jenner (Fra) Credit Agricole                   3.59
6 Pascal Herve (Fra) Alexia Alluminio                        4.21
7 Niklas Axelsson (Swe) Mercury Viatel                       4.32
8 Jörg Ludewig (Ger) Saeco Macchine Caffe                    4.32
9 Gianluca Tonetti (Ita) Selle Italia-Pacific                4.58
10 René Joergensen (Den) CSC World Online                    5.05
11 René Stadelmann (Swi) Phonak                              5.27
12 Juan Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Colchon Relax                  6.15
13 Uros Murn (Slo) Mobilvetta Rossin                         6.28
14 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                7.05
15 Matthew Decanio (USA) Saturn                              7.17
16 Jacobus Loubser (RSA) South Africa                        7.28
17 Andreas Sauerborn (Ger) Team Gerolsteiner                 8.08
18 Kyrylo Pospyeyev (Ukr) Cantina Tollo                      8.08
19 Uwe Straumann (Swi) Phonak                                8.20
20 Leonardo Scarselli (Ita) Selle Italia-Pacific            10.52
21 Nicki Sorensen (Den) CSC World Online                    12.01
22 Anthony Langella (Fra) Credit Agricole                   12.18
23 Csaba Szekerez (Hun) Selle Italia-Pacific                12.31
24 Michael Rich (Ger) Team Gerolsteiner                     12.35
25 Kam-Po Wong (HKg) Telekom Malaysia                       12.39
26 Ghader Mizbani (Iri) Telekom Malaysia                    13.07
27 Makoto Iijima (Jpn) Japan                                14.02
28 Tonton Susanto (Ina) Indonesia                           14.23
29 Alexandre Grux (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance                     15.13
30 Douglas Ryder (RSA) South Africa                         16.09
31 Danny Jonasson (Den) CSC World Online                    16.38
32 Michael Barry (Can) Saturn                               17.07
33 Nacor Burgos Rojo (Spa) Colchon Relax                    17.39
34 Victor Espiritu (Phi) Telekom Malaysia                   18.30
35 Graeme Miller (NZl) Telekom Malaysia                     18.47
36 Jacob Erker (Can) Canada                                 19.06
37 Fuyu Li (Chn) China                                      19.26
38 Oleg Pankov (Ukr) Collstrop-Palmans                      20.26
39 Soren Petersen (Den) Saturn                              20.51
40 Corrado Serina (Ita) Alexia Alluminio                    20.54
41 Timothy Jones (Zim) Mobilvetta Rossin                    21.11
42 Matthias Buxhofer (Aut) Phonak                           21.30
43 Thierry Loder (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance                      22.09
44 Milan Kadlec (Cze) Mobilvetta Rossin                     22.34
45 Olivier Perraudeau (Fra) Bonjour                         22.41
46 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Phonak                                22.52
47 Davide Bramati (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                  23.02
48 José Vasquez Palomo (Spa) Colchon Relax                  23.52
49 Walter Beneteau (Fra) Bonjour                            24.56
50 Stéphane Berges (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance                    26.25
51 Daniel Spence (RSA) South Africa                         27.31
52 Scott Moninger (USA) Mercury Viatel                      27.42
53 Chris Horner (USA) Mercury Viatel                        27.46
54 Lukas Zumsteg (Swi) Phonak                               27.47
55 Seong Hoong Tsen (Mas) Malaysia                          28.15
56 Ian McLeod (RSA) South Africa                            28.27
57 Laurent Estadieu (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance                   28.40
58 Satoshi Hirose (Jpn) Japan                               28.40
59 Morten Sonne (Den) Team Fakta                            29.34
60 Xuezhong Tang (Chn) China                                29.57
61 Lennie Kristensen (Den) Team Fakta                       30.15
62 Manu L'hoir (Bel) Team Fakta                             30.22
63 Mitsuteru Tanaka (Jpn) Japan                             31.10
64 Frédéric Gabriel (Fra) Bonjour                           33.11
65 Jens Voigt (Ger) Credit Agricole                         33.28
66 Min Van Velzen (Can) Canada                              33.53
67 Peter Wrolich (Aut) Team Gerolsteiner                    34.16
68 Amir Zargari (Iri) Telekom Malaysia                      34.24
69 Trent Klasna (USA) Saturn                                34.42
70 Julio Perez (Mex) Ceramiche Panaria                      34.45
71 Musairi Musa (Mas) Telekom Malaysia                      35.56
72 Karl Pauwels (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans                     36.22
73 Elio Aggiano (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                    36.35
74 Greg Seiniewicz (Can) Canada                             37.03
75 Nathan O'Neill (Aus) Ceramiche Panaria                   37.55
76 Frank McCormack (USA) Saturn                             38.08
77 Mark Walters (Can) Canada                                38.19
78 Alessio Galletti (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe              38.26
79 Hans De Meester (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans                  38.35
80 Svein Tuft (Can) Canada                                  38.54
81 Massimiliano Mori (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe             39.09
82 Allan Johansen (Den) Team Fakta                          39.28
83 Björnar Vestöl (Nor) Telekom Malaysia                    39.29
84 Xiaohai Zheng (Chn) China                                39.50
85 Sébastien Hinault (Fra) Credit Agricole                  40.04
86 Eduardo Hernandez Bailo (Spa) Colchon Relax              40.36
87 Jacob Rasmussen (Den) CSC World Online                   40.49
88 Federico Colonna (Ita) Cantina Tollo                     40.58
89 Francesco Secchiari (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe           40.59
90 Antonio Varriale (Ita) Ceramiche Panaria                 41.19
91 Scott Sunderland (Aus) Team Fakta                        41.27
92 Andris Nauduzs (Lat) Selle Italia-Pacific                42.00
93 Yechen Xiao (Chn) China                                  42.07
94 German Nieto Fernandez (Spa) Colchon Relax               42.42
95 Dario Cioni (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                     42.50
96 Domenico Gualdi (Ita) Mobilvetta Rossin                  42.53
97 Daniele Gadenz (Ita) Mobilvetta Rossin                   42.56
98 Dany Baeyens (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans                     43.49
99 Alexandre Usov (Blr) Phonak                              43.51
100 Neil Mac Donald (RSA) South Africa                      45.25
101 Innar Mandoja (Est) AG2R Prevoyance                     46.01
102 Mohd. Hardi Razali (Mas) Malaysia                       46.06
103 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Bonjour                           46.28
104 Roberto Lochowski (Ger) Team Fakta                      47.08
105 Claudio Astolfi (Ita) Cantina Tollo                     48.10
106 Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Nor) Team Fakta                      48.33
107 Simon Kessler (RSA) South Africa                        49.14
108 Martin Rittsel (Swe) CSC World Online                   52.20
109 Sulistiyono Sulistiyono (Ina) Indonesia                 56.48
110 Ah Thiam Wong (Mas) Malaysia                          1.05.03
111 Michael Sandstod (Den) CSC World Online               1.05.33

Points classification

1 Paolo Bettini (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                      129 pts
2 Andris Nauduzs (Lat) Selle Italia-Pacific                    68
3 Alexandre Usov (Blr) Phonak                                  43
4 Paolo Lanfranchi (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                    41
5 Sébastien Hinault (Fra) Credit Agricole                      41
6 Peter Wrolich (Aut) Team Gerolsteiner                        39
7 Chris Wherry (USA) Mercury Viatel                            37
8 Massimiliano Mori (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe                 31
9 Oleg Pankov (Ukr) Collstrop-Palmans                          30
10 Svein Tuft (Can) Canada                                     28
11 Pascal Herve (Fra) Alexia Alluminio                         26
12 Graeme Miller (NZl) Telekom Malaysia                        24
13 Jörg Ludewig (Ger) Saeco Macchine Caffe                     24
14 Hans De Meester (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans                     24
15 Elio Aggiano (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                       23
16 Soren Petersen (Den) Saturn                                 20
17 Michael Rich (Ger) Team Gerolsteiner                        19
18 Gianluca Tonetti (Ita) Selle Italia-Pacific                 19
19 Christopher Jenner (Fra) Credit Agricole                    19
20 Nathan O'Neill (Aus) Ceramiche Panaria                      15
21 Olivier Perraudeau (Fra) Bonjour                            15
22 Paolo Bertoglio (Ita) Ceramiche Panaria                     14
23 Jens Voigt (Ger) Credit Agricole                            14
24 Juan Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Colchon Relax                    14
25 Uros Murn (Slo) Mobilvetta Rossin                           14
26 René Joergensen (Den) CSC World Online                      13
27 Makoto Iijima (Jpn) Japan                                   13
28 Innar Mandoja (Est) AG2R Prevoyance                         13
29 Anthony Langella (Fra) Credit Agricole                      13
30 Federico Colonna (Ita) Cantina Tollo                        12
31 Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Nor) Team Fakta                          12
32 Scott Moninger (USA) Mercury Viatel                         11
33 Seong Hoong Tsen (Mas) Malaysia                             11
34 Roberto Lochowski (Ger) Team Fakta                          10
35 Karl Pauwels (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans                        10
36 Corrado Serina (Ita) Alexia Alluminio                        9
37 Walter Beneteau (Fra) Bonjour                                9
38 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                   9
39 René Stadelmann (Swi) Phonak                                 9
40 Chris Horner (USA) Mercury Viatel                            9
41 Claudio Astolfi (Ita) Cantina Tollo                          9
42 Niklas Axelsson (Swe) Mercury Viatel                         8
43 Alexandre Grux (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance                         7
44 Matthew Decanio (USA) Saturn                                 6
45 Scott Sunderland (Aus) Team Fakta                            6
46 Amir Zargari (Iri) Telekom Malaysia                          6
47 Kyrylo Pospyeyev (Ukr) Cantina Tollo                         5
48 Nicki Sorensen (Den) CSC World Online                        5
49 Jacob Erker (Can) Canada                                     5
50 Andreas Sauerborn (Ger) Team Gerolsteiner                    4
51 Jacob Rasmussen (Den) CSC World Online                       4
52 Jacobus Loubser (RSA) South Africa                           4
53 Daniel Spence (RSA) South Africa                             4
54 Martin Rittsel (Swe) CSC World Online                        3
55 Michael Barry (Can) Saturn                                   3
56 Simon Kessler (RSA) South Africa                             3
57 Lukas Zumsteg (Swi) Phonak                                   2
58 Timothy Jones (Zim) Mobilvetta Rossin                        1
59 Dario Cioni (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                         1
60 Davide Bramati (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                      1
61 Thierry Loder (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance                          1
62 Daniele Gadenz (Ita) Mobilvetta Rossin                       1
63 Michael Sandstod (Den) CSC World Online                      1

Mountains classification

1 Paolo Lanfranchi (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                    66 pts
2 Pascal Herve (Fra) Alexia Alluminio                          40
3 Paolo Bettini (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                       29
4 Paolo Bertoglio (Ita) Ceramiche Panaria                      20
5 Chris Wherry (USA) Mercury Viatel                            20
6 Walter Beneteau (Fra) Bonjour                                18
7 Davide Bramati (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                      15
8 Gianluca Tonetti (Ita) Selle Italia-Pacific                  11
9 Amir Zargari (Iri) Telekom Malaysia                          10
10 Christopher Jenner (Fra) Credit Agricole                    10
11 Jörg Ludewig (Ger) Saeco Macchine Caffe                      8
12 Seong Hoong Tsen (Mas) Malaysia                              7
13 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                   7
14 Jacobus Loubser (RSA) South Africa                           6
15 German Nieto Fernandez (Spa) Colchon Relax                   4
16 Alexandre Usov (Blr) Phonak                                  4
17 René Joergensen (Den) CSC World Online                       4
18 Michael Barry (Can) Saturn                                   3
19 Daniel Spence (RSA) South Africa                             3
20 René Stadelmann (Swi) Phonak                                 3
21 Sébastien Hinault (Fra) Credit Agricole                      2
22 Ghader Mizbani (Iri) Telekom Malaysia                        2
23 Niklas Axelsson (Swe) Mercury Viatel                         2
24 Kyrylo Pospyeyev (Ukr) Cantina Tollo                         2
25 Nathan O'Neill (Aus) Ceramiche Panaria                       1
26 Roberto Lochowski (Ger) Team Fakta                           1
27 Lennie Kristensen (Den) Team Fakta                           1
28 Andreas Sauerborn (Ger) Team Gerolsteiner                    1

Asian rider classification

1 Kam-Po Wong (HKg) Telekom Malaysia                     41.32.41
2 Ghader Mizbani (Iri) Telekom Malaysia                      0.28
3 Makoto Iijima (Jpn) Japan                                  1.23
4 Tonton Susanto (Ina) Indonesia                             1.44
5 Victor Espiritu (Phi) Telekom Malaysia                     5.51
6 Fuyu Li (Chn) China                                        6.47
7 Seong Hoong Tsen (Mas) Malaysia                           15.36
8 Satoshi Hirose (Jpn) Japan                                16.01
9 Xuezhong Tang (Chn) China                                 17.18
10 Mitsuteru Tanaka (Jpn) Japan                             18.31
11 Amir Zargari (Iri) Telekom Malaysia                      21.45
12 Musairi Musa (Mas) Telekom Malaysia                      23.17
13 Xiaohai Zheng (Chn) China                                27.11
14 Yechen Xiao (Chn) China                                  29.28
15 Mohd. Hardi Razali (Mas) Malaysia                        33.27
16 Sulistiyono Sulistiyono (Ina) Indonesia                  44.09
17 Ah Thiam Wong (Mas) Malaysia                             52.24

Teams classification

1 Mapei - Quick Step                                    124.07.02
2 Phonak                                                    16.01
3 Mercury Viatel                                            16.35
4 Selle Italia Pacific                                      19.44
5 CSC World Online                                          23.18
6 South Africa                                              29.13
7 Telekom Malaysia                                          29.15
8 Saturn                                                    35.07
9 Colchon Relax Fuenlabrada                                 38.18
10 Mobilvetta                                               40.37
11 Credit Agricole                                          42.21
12 Team Gerolsteiner                                        43.04
13 AG2R Prevoyance                                          52.26
14 Ceramiche Panaria                                      1.04.15
15 Japan                                                  1.04.58
16 Team Fakta                                             1.07.57
17 Bonjour                                                1.08.25
18 Cantina Tollo                                          1.10.54
19 Saeco Macchine per Caffe                               1.12.38
20 China                                                  1.13.06
21 Canada                                                 1.14.55
22 Malaysia                                               1.18.47
23 Collstrop-Palmans                                      1.26.36

Asian teams classification

1 Telekom Malaysia                                      124.42.46
2 Japan                                                     29.14
3 China                                                     37.22
4 Malaysia                                                  43.03

Courtesy of Seamus Shortall/www.tdl.com.my