Astana's Andrea Guardini claimed his 18th Le Tour de Langkawi stage victory, pipping Caleb Ewan for the honour in the race's final stage in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.
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Cycling Central

7 Apr 2015 - 5:20 PM  UPDATED 13 Apr 2015 - 3:35 PM

The Italian was again too fast for Ewan, with Tinkoff-Saxo's Michal Kolar rounding out the podium.

MTN-Qhubeka's Youcef Reguigui finished 10th on the stage to seal the overall title after he claimed the race lead from Ewan on the penultimate stage. The Algerian won the race by 9 seconds over Astana's Valerio Agnoli, with Sky's Sebastian Henao a further second behind.

Despite having Guardini as a constant adversary, Ewan leaves Malaysia with two stage victories, the points jersey and four days in the yellow jersey, a good haul for the 20-year-old Orica-GreenEDGE rider.

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2015 Le Tour de Langkawi jersey winners (l-r): Caleb Ewans - Points, Youcef Reguigui - General Classification, Kiel Reijnen - Mountains, Tomihiro Hayakawa - Asian Rider

Stage 8: 96.1km, Kuala Kubu Bharu - Kuala Lumpur
1 Andrea Guardini (ITA) Astana 2hr 27sec
2 Caleb Ewan (AUS) Orica GreenEDGE
3 Michal Kolár (SVK) Tinkoff-Saxo
4 Francesco Chicchi (ITA) Androni Giocattoli
5 Alessandro Petacchi (ITA) Southeast
6 Oleksandr Surutkovych (UKR) Synergy Baku
7 Anuar Manan (MAS) Terengganu
8 Sebastian Henao (COL) Sky
9 Ken Hanson (USA) UnitedHealthcare
10 Youcef Reguigui (ALG) MTN-Qhubeka

General Classification
1 Youcef Reguigui (ALG) MTN-Qhubeka 28hr 12min 04sec
2 Valerio Agnoli (ITA) Astana 0:00:09
3 Sebastian Henao (COL) Sky 0:00:10
4 Pierre-Luc Perichon (FRA) Bretagne-Séché Environnement
5 Francisco Mancebo (ESP) Skydive Dubai
6 Jesper Hansen (DEN) Tinkoff-Saxo 0:00:14
7 Luca Chirico (ITA) Bardiani CSF 0:00:16
8 Rodolfo Torres (COL) Colombia
9 Jacques Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) MTN-Qhubeka
10 Ian Boswell (USA) Sky 0:00:22