2011–12 UCI Africa Tour

2011–12 UCI Africa Tour
Eighth edition of the UCI Africa Tour
Dates 29 September 2011 (2011-09-29)–11 June 2012
Location Africa
Rounds 27
Individual champion  Tarik Chaoufi (MAR)
Teams' champion MTN–Qhubeka
Nations' champion  Morocco

The 2011–12 UCI Africa Tour was the eighth season of the UCI Africa Tour. The season began on 29 September 2011 with the Grand Prix Chantal Biya and ended on 11 June 2012 with the Kwita Izina Cycling Tour.

The points leader, based on the cumulative results of previous races, wears the UCI Africa Tour cycling jersey. Adil Jelloul of Morocco was the defending champion of the 2010–11 UCI Africa Tour. Tarik Chaoufi of Morocco was crowned as the 2011–12 UCI Africa Tour champion.

Throughout the season, points are awarded to the top finishers of stages within stage races and the final general classification standings of each of the stages races and one-day events. The quality and complexity of a race also determines how many points are awarded to the top finishers, the higher the UCI rating of a race, the more points are awarded. The UCI ratings from highest to lowest are as follows:



Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team
29 September–2 October Grand Prix Chantal Biya  Cameroon 2.2  Yves Ngué Ngock (CMR) SNH Vélo Club
21–30 October Tour du Faso  Burkina Faso 2.2  Hamidou Zidweiba (BUR) Burkina Faso (national team)
9 November African Continental ChampionshipsTeam Time Trial  Eritrea CC  Daniel Teklehaymanot (ERI)
 Freqalsi Debesay (ERI)
 Natnael Berhane (ERI)
 Jani Tewelde (ERI)
Eritrea (national team)
11 November African Continental ChampionshipsTime Trial  Eritrea CC  Daniel Teklehaymanot (ERI) Eritrea (national team)
13 November African Continental ChampionshipsRoad Race  Eritrea CC  Natnael Berhane (ERI) Eritrea (national team)
20–27 November Tour of Rwanda  Rwanda 2.2  Kiel Reijnen (USA) Team Type 1–Sanofi


Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team
16 February GP Sakia El Hamra  Morocco 1.2  Tarik Chaoufi (MAR) Morocco (national team)
17 February GP Oued Eddahab  Morocco 1.2  Andris Smirnovs (LAT) Rietumu-Delfin
18 February GP Al Massira  Morocco 1.2  Ismail Ayoune (MAR) Morocco (national team)
8–17 March Tour du Cameroun  Cameroon 2.2  Yves Ngué Ngock (CMR) Cameroon (national team)
10–14 March Tour d'Algérie  Algeria 2.2  Natnael Berhane (ERI) Eritrea (national team)
16 March Circuit d'Alger  Algeria 1.2  Ioannis Tamouridis (GRE) SP Tableware
23 March–1 April Tour du Maroc  Morocco 2.2  Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (RSA) MTN–Qhubeka
3 April Challenge Khouribga  Morocco 1.2  Tarik Chaoufi (MAR) Morocco (national team)
4 April Challenge Youssoufia  Morocco 1.2  Mouhssine Lahsaini (MAR) Morocco (national team)
5 April Challenge Ben Guerir  Morocco 1.2  Abdellah Ben Youcef (ALG) Groupement Sportif Petrolier Algérie
24–29 April La Tropicale Amissa Bongo  Gabon 2.1  Anthony Charteau (FRA) Team Europcar
7 May Trophée Princier  Morocco 1.2  Tarik Chaoufi (MAR) Morocco (national team)
8 May Trophée de l'Anniversaire  Morocco 1.2  Reda Aadel (MAR) Morocco (national team)
9 May Trophée de la Maison Royale  Morocco 1.2  Abdelatif Saadoune (MAR) Morocco (national team)
30 May–3 June Tour of Eritrea  Eritrea 2.2  Jacques Janse van Rensburg (RSA) MTN–Qhubeka
10–11 June Kwita Izina Cycling Tour  Rwanda 2.2  Abraham Ruhumuriza (RWA) Rwanda (national team)

Final standings

Individual classification

Rank Name Points
1.  Tarik Chaoufi (MAR) 325
2.  Adil Jelloul (MAR) 243.67
3.  Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (RSA) 206.67
4.  Azzedine Lagab (ALG) 181.33
5.  Abdelatif Saadoune (MAR) 168.67
6.  Natnael Berhane (ERI) 160.67
7.  Mouhssine Lahsaini (MAR) 140.67
8.  Ngock Yves Ngue (CMR) 132
9.  Meron Russom (ERI) 110
10.  Soufiane Haddi (MAR) 108

Team classification

Rank Team Points
1. MTN–Qhubeka 653.68
2. Groupement Sportif Petrolier Algérie 438.99
3. Team Europcar 230
4. Team Type 1–Sanofi 150
5. SP Tableware 105
6. Rietumu-Delfin 80
7. Continental Team Astana 79
8. Vélo Club Sovac Algérie 74.33
9. Dukla Trenčín-Trek 59
10. Konya–Torku Şekerspor 49

Nation classification

Rank Nation Points
1.  Morocco 1333.68
2.  South Africa 957.01
3.  Eritrea 643.01
4.  Algeria 602.99
5.  Cameroon 207
6.  Tunisia 191
7.  Rwanda 160.68
8.  Burkina Faso 141
9.  Ethiopia 42
10.  Ivory Coast 35.68

Nation under-23 classification

Rank Nation under-23 Points
1.  Eritrea 459.34
2.  Morocco 299.67
3.  Algeria 156
4.  Ethiopia 37
5.  South Africa 33.67
6.  Tunisia 24
7.  Ivory Coast 15.67
8.  Cameroon 12
9.  Rwanda 3
10.  Egypt 2

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