Stage 1 (Chiang Rai-Chiang Saen)

Translated and edited from original source – http://www.thaicycling.or.th

“Beach” Juthatip Maneephan, the star rider of Thailand’s national team A, has grabbed five of the seven awards given on the first stage of this year’s Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s Cup Women’s Tour of Thailand. The first stage of the women’s race was held Sunday April 8th in Chiang Rai province and covered a distance of 96.1 kilometers.

Juthatip won the stage with a time of 2.49.38 hours in a field of 52 riders. The Thai girl pulls on the yellow jersey of the race for her performance.  Juthatip also took the General Individual Classification by Time for ASEAN Riders which gives her the Blue Jersey of the race as well. Not to be outdone on the podium, Juthatip also was awarded the Green Jersey of the race for having the most accumulated points (19 points) in the Best Sprinters’ classification. The fifth and final prize awarded to her, and her Thailand national team, after completion of the first stage is the ASEAN Team Classification with a time of 8.28.54 hours.

The other awards are: Korean national team won the overall team classification with a time of 8.28.54 hours at the same time with Thailand national team A and the ASAHI Racing Team.

The second stage of this race will be held on Monday (9 April 2012) from Chiang Rai to Chiang Khong with a distance of 130 kilometers. Stage 2 will start at Tung Park near the Commemorating Lamp in Chiang Rai at 10.00 am local time.

Stage 1 – Photos from Thaicycling Association.

Stage 1 – Photos from CA Photgraphic.

Results after completion of Stage 1 (April 8):

STAGE INDIVIDUAL CLASSIFICATION

INDIVIDUAL GENERAL CLASSIFICATION

CLASSIFICATION – Points

ASEAN RIDERS

TEAM CLASSIFICATION

NUMBER OF STARTERS

ORDER OF TEAM CAR


Stage 2 (Chiang Rai-Chiang Khong)

Translated and edited from original source – http://www.thaicycling.or.th

LIU Xin, of China Chongming-Giant Pro Cycling, has shrugged off the heat wave of the sunny Thailand day to become the winner of stage 2 with a time of 3:39:13 hours in Monday’s international race “Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s Cup Tour of Thailand 2012. LIU Xin won first place with a 14 second gap between herself and the second place rider, Hagiwara Mayuko of the ASAHI Cycling Team.

In addition to winning the stage, she has also become the leader of the Individual General Classification with an overall time of 6:28:39 hours. She’ll wear the yellow jersey and also the Green Jersey as the leader of the Individual General Classification by points category going into the race’s 3rd and final stage tomorrow.

Thailand’s Juthatip Maneephan was on the podium today as the winner of the intermediate sprint, while Wilaiwan Kulapha, who finished in sixth place in stage, is on the podium as the leader of General Individual classification by time for ASEAN riders. Wilaiwan Kulapha, being the best placed ASEAN rider, now wears the blue Jersey.

Other prize awards: The stage mountain points leader (King of the Mountain) is LIU Xin from China Chongming – Giant Pro Cycling / Team. General Classification by time for ASEAN national team is Vietnam national team with a time of 19:39:33 hours. the Vietnam national team is ahead of the Thailand national team by a time of one minute and eleven seconds. Team General Classification by time is China Chongming-Giant Pro Cycling with an overall time of 19:39:37 hours followed closely by the ASAHI Cycling Team, only one second behind.

Stage 2 – Photos from Thaicycling Association.

Stage 2 – Photos from CA Photographic.

Results after completion of Stage 2 (April 9):

STAGE INDIVIDUAL CLASSIFICATION

INDIVIDUAL GENERAL CLASSIFICATION

CLASSIFICATION – Points

ASEAN RIDERS

TEAM CLASSIFICATION

NUMBER OF STARTERS

ORDER OF TEAM CAR


Stage 3 (Chiang Rai)

Translated and edited from original source – http://www.thaicycling.or.th

Wilaiwan Kunlapha, a star rider from Thailand national team A is the new leader of the General Individual Classification by time for ASEAN riders with an overall time of 9:00:58 hours. Wilaiwan covered today’s race distance of 89.3 kilometers and now wears the blue jersey after completion of the 3rd and final stage in this year’s Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s Women’s Tour of Thailand.

The Korean star, RHEE Chaekyung, of the Korean national team, is the winner of today’s stage with a time of 2:30:11 hours. LIU Xin of China Chongming-Giant Pro Cycling team came in 2nd place while Juthatip Maneephan from the Thailand national team A was in third.

Juthatip, however, took the stage as the best ASEAN rider with a stage time of 2:33:11 hours. Boonsawat Panwaraporn of the Thailand national team completed the stage with the same time as Juthatip. NGUYEN That Thi of the Vietnam national team won the Intermediate Sprint of the stage.

Other prize awards are: Team General Classification by Time is China Chongming-Giant Pro Cycling team with an overall time of 27:08:10 hours, just ahead of ASAHI Racing Team by 1 second and the Korean national team by 1 minute and 14 seconds.

The Team General Classification by Time for ASEAN National Team is the Vietnam national team with an overall race time of 27:10:06 hours followed closely by the Thailand national team with a time of 27:11:17, and the Malaysian national team with a time of 27:23:20.

The Individual General Classification by Points (Green Jersey) and the Individual General Classification by time (Yellow Jersey) were BOTH awarded to one person, LIU Xin from China Chongming-Giant Pro Cycling team. LIU Xin won BOTH jerseys by accumulating the most sprint points (45 total during the 3 days of racing) and by having the best time of any rider, with an overall time of 8:58:43 hours for the entire 3 days of racing.

TOP 10 FINAL RESULTS FOR OVERALL WOMEN:
1. LIU Xin (China) China-Chongming-GIANT Pro Cycling
2. HAGIWARA Mayuko (Japan) Asahi Racing
3. CHOE Sunae (Korea) Korea National Team
4. HUANG Ho Hsun (Taipei) Chinese Taipei Team
5. KUNLAPHA Wilaiwan (Thailand) T-Thailand
6. PHAN Lieu Thi (Vietnam) Vietnam National Team
7. LUCHSHENKO Rimma (Kazakhstan) Kazakhstan National Team
8. NGUYEN That Thi (Vietnam) Vietnam National Team
9. GU Sung Eun (Korea) Korea National Team
10. NGUYEN Phan Ngoc Trang (Vietnam) Vietnam National Team

Stage 3 – Photos from Thaicycling Association.

Results after completion of Stage 3 (April 10):

STAGE INDIVIDUAL CLASSIFICATION

INDIVIDUAL GENERAL CLASSIFICATION

CLASSIFICATION – Points

ASEAN RIDERS

TEAM CLASSIFICATION


Read the report on the men’s race of this year’s tour here – http://bicyclethailand.com/princess-maha-chakri-sirindhorns-cup-tour-of-thailand-2012/