Casey, Mayouf, Al Dahmani and Stollery claim Time Trial victory in 2018 / 2019 UAE Cycling Federation – Dubai Eye 103.8 UAE Road Cycling Championship
Open Expatriate Men’s placegetters
Leaders, after stage two, of the 2018/2019 UAE Road Cycling Championship
– Oakley stage-two Individual Time Trial took place on Friday October 26th at The Outlet Village –
– 2018/2019 Championship to be raced over four stages; 2 climbing stages, 1 individual time trial and 1 flat stage –
– ‘National Champions’ will be awarded to overall leading Open Emirati Men, Social Emirati Men, Open Expatriate Men and Open Expatriate Women at the conclusion of stage 4 –
– Overall National Champions will also be awarded winners cheques –
UAE Cycling Federation – Dubai Eye 103.8 2018/2019 UAE Road Cycling Championship continued with an Individual Time Trial, raced on Friday October 26th at The Outlet Village, Dubai Parks and Resorts.
Sanctioned by the UAE Cycling Federation, the Championship is touted as ‘UAE’s Nationals’, crowning annual amateur Emirati and Expatriate Male and Female cyclists, with this season’s edition raced over four stages; 2 climbing stages, 1 individual time trial and 1 flat stage.
Oakley stage two saw cyclists compete in this specialised discipline over 21.6 kilomotres on police-managed, closed roads of The Outlet Village. Taking the honours were Deirdre Casey for Open Expatriate Female, Amer Al Dahmanithe Social Emirati Male, Khalid Mayouf claiming Open Emirati Male win, and Sam Stollery the Open Expatriate Male.
Leaders of the Championship, after stage two are Deidre Casey, Yaser Al Balooshi (Social Emirati Male), Khalid Mayouf(Emirati Clubs Male) and Sam Stollery. Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Authority’s stage three promises to be an exhilarating, grueling 50-kilometer attack on the formidable Jebel Jais (UAE’s highest mountain, in Ras Al Khaimah) on Friday November 9.
Oakley stage-two age-division winners were;
Age Male (Open) Female (Open) Emirati Male (Social)
16 – 18 Lian Aucamp Yaser Al Balooshi
19 – 30 Sam Stollery Roisin Thomas
31 – 40 Ian Farrell Deirdre Casey Amer Al Dahmani
41 – 50 Johan Hesselsoe Natasha Leask Zaal Bin Zaal
51 – 60 Marc Adam
61+ Steve Rice
The Championship’s fourth, and deciding stage will be raced on Friday December 7th at Dubai Sports City’s 103.8 kilometer road race.
Titles of the 2018/2019 UAE Road Cycling Championship’s four main categories will be decided via a points system, and follow the British Cycling Points System (NAT A Road Category). Main categories are; Open Emirati Male, Social Emirati Male, Open Expatriate Male and Open Expatriate Female, where the cumulative-points leader of each main category will receive and wear the leader’s jersey, stage winners and stage age-division winners will be recognised (at each stage). Overall Champions will take their ‘Champion’s Jersey’ and title through to the 2019/2020 Championship, as well as receive a Champion’s cheque.
As with the Inaugural series (held early 2018) stages will be raced on open-roads with Police-managed rolling closures to ensure the safety of cyclists competing in the Championship.
Stage two results, and registration for all (competent amateur) cyclists in the remaining stages is via www.premieronline.com