Abu Dhabi Tour 2016 race jerseys revealed — and what each one represents
The new jerseys for the 2016 Abu Dhabi Tour have been revealed. Click or swipe through our photo gallery to learn more about all four race jerseys.
RED JERSEY — GENERAL TIME
The general classification jersey, and arguably the most prestigious. It will be worn by the race’s overall winner, the fastest rider in the race based on time over all four stages.
Colombia’s Johan Esteban Chaves won the inaugural red jersey in 2015, 16 minutes ahead of Italian Fabio Aru.
GREEN JERSEY — GENERAL POINT
For the points classification winner, to be worn by the fastest man of the peloton at the end of the tour, based on points.
Team Sky’s Elia Viviani won the first Green Jersey with a score of 49 points, the Italian 14 points clear of second-placed Andrea Guardini.
WHITE JERSEY — YOUNG
Worn by the best young rider, under 25 years of age, in the overall classification.
Also won by Johan Esteban Chaves, who again kept Fabio Aru in second, with Austrian Patrick Konrad in third.
BLACK JERSEY — INTERMEDIATE SPRINT
Worn by the tour’s fastest sprinters. Designated locations on each day’s route will mark in-race sprints, enabling riders to collect points. The most points wins.
Italy’s Alessandro Bazzana won the inaugural black jersey with 29 points, 11 clear of Kazakhstan’s Alexey Lutsenko.
Updated: September 20, 2016 04:00 AM