Tour of Qatar 2008

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Final result after the 6th stage
winner Tom Boonen 15:27:44 h
Second Steven de Jongh + 0:27 min
Third Greg Van Avermaet + 0:40 min
Fourth Christopher Sutton + 0:46 min
fifth Jürgen Roelandts + 0:50 min
Sixth Alexandre Pichot + 1:10 min
seventh Maarten Tjallingii + 1:12 min
Eighth Alberto Loddo + 1:22 min
Ninth Wilfried Cretskens + 1:31 min
Tenth Sebastian Siedler + 1:41 min
Scoring Tom Boonen 145 P.
Second Danilo Napolitano 105 p.
Third Alberto Loddo 97 P.
Young talent evaluation Greg Van Avermaet 15:28:24 h
Second Christopher Sutton + 0:06 min
Third Jürgen Roelandts + 0:10 min
Team evaluation Quick Step Innergetic 46:12:23 h
Second Silence lotto + 0:09 min
Third Skil-Shimano + 2:47 min

The 7th Tour of Qatar is a cycling stage race that took place from January 27th to February 1st, 2008. The bike race was held in six stages over a distance of 712.5 kilometers.

The tour of Qatar is part of the UCI Asia Tour 2008 and is classified in category 2.1. The race began with a team time trial in the capital Doha , in the periphery of which the tour was largely held. The route did not present any topographical difficulties, so sprinters dominated the tour.


stage Day Start finish km Stage winner Overall first
1st stage January 27th Doha ( MZF ) 6th BelgiumBelgium Quick Step Innergetic ItalyItaly Matteo Tosatto
2nd stage January 28th Al Zubarah - Doha Golf Club 137.5 BelgiumBelgium Tom Boonen BelgiumBelgium Tom Boonen
3rd stage January 29th Camel Stage Track - Qatar Foundation 147.5 BelgiumBelgium Tom Boonen BelgiumBelgium Tom Boonen
4th stage January 30th Khalifa International Stadium - Al Khor Corniche 131.5 ItalyItaly Alberto Loddo BelgiumBelgium Tom Boonen
5th stage 31 January Al Khor Academy - Al Khor Corniche 170 ItalyItaly Danilo Napolitano BelgiumBelgium Tom Boonen
6th stage February 1st al-Wakra - Doha Corniche 120 BelgiumBelgium Tom Boonen BelgiumBelgium Tom Boonen

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