|Local name(s)||环南中国海自行车赛 (in Chinese)|
|Competition||UCI Asia Tour 1.2|
|Type||Classic one-day race|
|Web site|| www|
|Editions||14 (as of 2010)|
The Tour of South China Sea is an annual professional road bicycle racing classic one-day race held in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau since 1996 as part of the UCI Asia Tour. It has been held during Christmas holiday every year since 1996 to celebrate the handover of Hong Kong and Macau to China.The race was won four times by Wong Kam-po. The race is currently rated by the International Cycling Union (UCI) as a 1.2 category race.
|2001||Wong Kam-po||Pocari Hong Kong Team|
|2003||Oleg Grishkine||Moscow City Sports|
|2004||Alexander Khatuntsev||Moscow City Sports|
|2005||Wu Kin San||Purapharm|
|2006||Alexander Khatuntsev||Omnibike Dynamo Moscow|
|2007||Tang Wang Yip||Hong Kong Pro Cycling|
|2008||Xu Gang||Hong Kong HSS Shanghai Sports Institute|
|2010||Kazuhiro Mori||Aisan Racing Team|
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