2008 Jelajah Malaysia

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2008 Jelajah Malaysia
2007–08 UCI Asia Tour
Race details
Dates7–13 January 2008
Distance1,352.2 km (840.2 mi)
Winning time21h 32' 38"
Winner  Tonton Susanto (INA) (LeTua Cycling Team)
  Second  Ghader Mizbani (IRI) (Tabriz Petrochemical Team)
  Third  Fredrik Johansson (SWE) (Differdange–Apiflo Vacances)

Points  Anuar Manan (MAS) (LeTua Cycling Team)
Mountains  Hossein Askari (IRI) (Tabriz Petrochemical Team)
  Team Tabriz Petrochemical Team
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The 2008 Jelajah Malaysia, a cycling stage race that took place in Malaysia. It was held from 7 to 13 January 2008. There were seven stages with a total of 1,352.2 kilometres. In fact, the race was sanctioned by the Union Cycliste Internationale as a 2.2 category race and was part of the 2007–08 UCI Asia Tour calendar.

Tonton Susanto of Indonesia won the race, followed by Ghader Mizbani of Iran second and Fredrik Johansson of Sweden third overall. Anuar Manan of Malaysia won the points classification and Hossein Askari of Iran won the mountains classification. Tabriz Petrochemical Team won the team classification.

A total of 20 teams were invited to participate in the 2008 Jelajah Malaysia. Out of 120 riders, a total of 91 riders made it to the finish in Kuala Lumpur.


Stage Date Course Distance Stage result
Winner Second Third
1 7 January Putrajaya to Port Dickson 179.7 km (111.7 mi)  Li Fuyu (CHN)  Marcel Strauss (SUI)  Jacob Nielsen (DEN)
2 8 January Seremban to Malacca 139.5 km (86.7 mi)  Anuar Manan (MAS)  Serguei Kudentsov (RUS)  Kohei Uchima (JPN)
3 9 January Malacca to Batu Pahat 163.8 km (101.8 mi)  Anuar Manan (MAS)  Hossein Nateghi (IRI)  Serguei Kudentsov (RUS)
4 10 January Batu Pahat to Muar 178.8 km (111.1 mi)  Fredrik Johansson (SWE)  Kohei Uchima (JPN)  Tonton Susanto (INA)
5 11 January Gemas to Karak 133.7 km (83.1 mi)  Anuar Manan (MAS)  Hossein Nateghi (IRI)  Cyrille Heymans (LUX)
6 12 January Kuala Kubu Bharu to Genting Highlands 122.2 km (75.9 mi)  Hossein Askari (IRI)  David McCann (IRI)  Tonton Susanto (INA)
7 13 January Kuala Lumpur Criterium 58 km (36.0 mi)  Yusuke Hatanaka (JPN)  Hossein Nateghi (IRI)  Hari Fitrianto (INA)

Classification leadership[edit]

Stage Stage winner General classification
Red jersey
Points classification
Blue jersey
Mountains classification
Polka-dotted jersey
Malaysian rider classification
White jersey
Team classification
1 Li Fuyu Li Fuyu Anuar Manan Hossein Askari Amir Rusli Team Stegcomputer-CKT-Cogeas
2 Anuar Manan
3 Anuar Manan
4 Fredrik Johansson Tonton Susanto Suhardi Hassan Japan
5 Anuar Manan
6 Hossein Askari Tabriz Petrochemical Team
7 Yusuke Hatanaka
Final Tonton Susanto Anuar Manan Hossein Askari Suhardi Hassan Tabriz Petrochemical Team

Final standings[edit]

Team classification[edit]

Team Time
1 Tabriz Petrochemical Team 64h 54' 33"
2 Japan + 09' 35"
3 LeTua Cycling Team + 09' 50"
4 Trek–Marco Polo + 16' 47"
5 Majlis Sukan Negara Malaysia + 19' 32"
6 Giant Asia Racing Team + 21' 27"
7 Polygon Sweet Nice + 22' 00"
8 Differdange–Apiflo Vacances + 22' 34"
9 Islamic Azad University Cycling Team + 23' 35"
10 Team Stegcomputer-CKT-Cogeas + 27' 04"

Stage results[edit]

Stage 7[edit]

13 January 2008 — Kuala Lumpur Criterium, 58 km (36.0 mi)
Rider Team Time
1 Japan Yusuke Hatanaka Skil–Shimano 01h 07' 57"
2 Iran Hossein Nateghi Tabriz Petrochemical Team s.t.
3 Indonesia Hari Fitrianto Polygon Sweet Nice s.t.
4 Malaysia Mohd Rauf Nor Misbah Majlis Sukan Negara Malaysia s.t.
5 Germany Stefan Löffler Giant Asia Racing Team + 17"
6 Malaysia Ahmad Haidar Anuawar LeTua Cycling Team s.t.
7 Luxembourg Cyrille Heymanns Differdange–Apiflo Vacances s.t.
8 Japan Masahiko Mifune Matrix Powertag s.t.
9 Malaysia Mohamed Harrif Salleh MNCF Continental Team s.t.
10 Iran Mehdi Sohrabi Islamic Azad University Cycling Team s.t.

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