2016 UCI Oceania Tour

2016 UCI Oceania Tour
Twelfth edition of the UCI Oceania Tour
Dates 20 January 2016 (2016-01-20)–5 March 2016
Location Oceania
Rounds 6

The 2016 UCI Oceania Tour was the twelfth season of the UCI Oceania Tour. The season began on 20 January 2016 with the New Zealand Cycle Classic and finished on 5 March 2016 with the Continental Championships.

The points leader, based on the cumulative results of previous races, wears the UCI Oceania Tour cycling jersey. Taylor Gunman from New Zealand is the defending 2015 UCI Oceania 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
20–24 JanuaryNew Zealand Cycle Classic New Zealand2.2  Ben O'Connor (AUS) Avanti IsoWhey Sports
31 January 2016 Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race Australia1.HC  Peter Kennaugh (GBR) Team Sky
3–7 February Herald Sun Tour Australia2.1  Chris Froome (GBR) Team Sky
20 February The REV Classic New Zealand1.2  Dion Smith (NZL)  New Zealand national team
3 March Oceania Cycling Championships Time Trial AustraliaCC Sean Lake (AUS) Australia national team
3 March Oceania Cycling Championships Time Trial U23 AustraliaCC Alexander Morgan (AUS) Australia national team
5 March Oceania Cycling Championships Road Race Australia CC Sean Lake (AUS) Australia national team
5 March Oceania Cycling Championships Road Race U23 Australia CC Michael Storer (AUS) Australia national team

Final standings

Individual classification

Rank Name Points
1.  Sean Lake (AUS) 340
2.  Peter Kennaugh (GBR) 311
3.  Mark O'Brien (AUS) 213
4.  Brendan Canty (AUS) 200
5.  Dion Smith (NZL) 155
6.  Leigh Howard (AUS) 150
7.  Michael Storer (AUS) 148
8.  Christopher Froome (GBR) 144
9.  Jack Bobridge (AUS) 131
10.  Niccolo Bonifazio (ITA) 130

Team classification

Rank Team Points
1. Australia Avanti IsoWhey Sports 895
2. United Kingdom Team Sky 531
3. Australia Drapac Professional Cycling 378
4. United Kingdom ONE Pro Cycling 278
5. Australia Orica–GreenEDGE277
6. United States Trek–Segafredo267
7. South Africa Team Dimension Data185
8. Switzerland IAM Cycling 160
9. Kenya Kenyan Riders Downunder 149
10. Belgium Lotto–Soudal 115

Nation classification

Rank Nation Points
1.  Australia 1707
2.  New Zealand 616

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