September 30, 2005 – According to UCI regulations here are the individual, team and country rankings based on the best four out of five events in the UCI Continental Circuit.
UCI Africa Tour
– Individual ranking – Tiaan KANNEMEYER, South Africa
– Ranking by Team Team – Barloworld — Valsir, Great Britain
– Ranking by Nation – South Africa
UCI America Tour
– Individual ranking – Edgardo SIMON Argentina
– Ranking by Team – Health Net presented by Maxxis, United States
– Ranking by Nation – Brazil
UCI Asia Tour
– Individual ranking – Andrey MIZOUROV, Kazakhstan
– Ranking by Team – Giant Asia Racing Team, Taiwan
– Ranking by Nation – Islamic Republic of Iran
UCI Oceania Tour
– Individual ranking – Robert MCLACHLAN, Australia
– Ranking by Team – MG XPower presented by Bigpond, Australia
– Ranking by Nation – Australia
The UCI Europe Tour rankings will be published later. The 2005-2006 UCI Europe Tour will begin on October 15, 2005 and will end on October 14, 2006. For the UCI Africa Tour, the UCI Amercia Tour, the UCI Asia Tour, and the UCI Oceania Tour, the season will start on October 1, 2005 and end on September 30, 2006.
At the beginning of each season, the points from the previous season will be erased and riders will start from scratch.
Since the beginning of the 2005 season, the Road events have been gathered from six circuits – the UCI ProTour, in which we find the 20 best teams and the 27 biggest races of the world, and the five Continental Circuits.
For more information: www.ucieuropetour.com, www.uciafricatour.com, www.uciamericatour.com, www.uciasiatour.com and www.ucioceaniatour.com.