10-20 January 2019,
Adelaide, South Australia

Winner Categories

Special jerseys in cycling are used to indicate the leaders of each race classification during the Santos Tour Down Under. Find out about each jersey below.


Santos Ochre Leader's Jersey

The Santos Ochre Jersey is awarded to the rider with the fastest cumulative time at the end of each stage - the leader of the 'general classification - and the overall winner at the end of the race. Ochre is the colour of the iconic South Australian outback, and is unique among the general classification jerseys in the UCI WorldTour.

Most recent TDU winner: Daryl Impey (2019, Mitchelton-Scott)
Most Santos Ochre Winner's jerseys: 4 - Simon Gerrans (2006 with AG2R La Mondiale, 2012, 2014, 2016 with Orica-SCOTT/GreenEDGE)

Most recent WTDU winner: Amanda Spratt (2019, Mitchelton-Scott)
Most Santos Ochre Winner's jerseys: 3 - Amanda Spratt (2017, 2018, 2019 with Mitchelton-Scott)

Read more about the Ochre Leader's Jersey


Ziptrak® Sprint Jersey

In 2019, the jersey will be blue in line with new partner Ziptrak® . This jersey is awarded at the end of each stage, and the race, to the rider with the most number of points in the sprint classification. Sprint points are awarded at pre-defined checkpoints on stages, including the finish. Sprint checkpoints located along the route are referred to as intermediate sprints, and carry fewer points than those associated with the finish. The first three riders receive points towards the classification.

Most recent TDU winner: Patrick Bevin (2019, CCC Team)
Most Ziptrak® Sprint jerseys: 3 - Robbie McEwen (2002, 2004-5 with Davitamon-Lotto)

Most recent WTDU winner: Sarah Roy (2019, Mitchelton-SCOTT)
Most Ziptrak® Sprint jerseys: 1 - Sarah Roy (2019, Mitchelton-SCOTT), Katrin Garfoot (2018, UniSA-Australia), Chloe Hosking (2017, Ale Cipollini), Lauretta Hanson (2016, RUSH Women's Team)

Read more about the Ziptrak Sprint jersey


Subaru King/Queen of the Mountain Jersey

The Subaru King of the Mountain jersey is awarded at the end of each stage, and the race, to the rider who leads the cumulative Subaru Mountains Classification. Subaru King of the Mountains points are awarded at pre-determined summits along each stage. This jersey traditionally has a polka dot pattern, which started in the Tour de France in 1975 and has been adopted by other races around the world. The Santos Tour Down Under King of the Mountain jersey has navy blue polka dots.

Most recent TDU winner: Jason Lea (2019, UnisSA - Australia)
Most Subaru King of the Mountains jerseys: 3 - Cadel Evans (2002 with Mapei-QuickStep, 2003 with Telekom, 2006 with Davitamon Lotto)

Most recent WTDU winner: Nadia Quagliotto (2019, Alé-Cipollini)

Most Ziptrak® Sprint jerseys: 1 - Nadia Quagliotto (2019, Alé Cipollini), Amanda Spratt (2018, Mitchelton-SCOTT), Janneke Ensing (2017, Alé-Cipollini), Danielle King (Wiggle High5)

Read more about the Subaru Mountains Classification


southaustralia.com Young Rider's Jersey

The southaustralia.com Young Rider's jersey is awarded at the end of each stage, and the race, to the rider under 26 years of age with the best cumulative time in the race. The southaustralia.com Youth Classification leader and winner traditionally wears a white-coloured jersey in world cycling, and the Santos Tour Down Under also maintains this tradition.

Most recent TDU winner: Christopher Hamilton (2019, Team Sunweb)
Most southaustralia.com Young Rider jerseys: 2 - Gene Bates (2001, 2003 with UniSA), Jose Joaquin Rojas (2008-09 with Caisse d'Epargne), Rohan Dennis (2012 with UniSA-Australia, 2015 with BMC)

Most recent WTDU winner: Jaime Gunning (2019, Specialized Women's Racing)

Most southaustralia.com Young Rider jerseys: 1 - Jaime Gunning (2019, Specialized Women's Racing), Grace Anderson (2018, Vantage NZ National Team), Alexis Ryan (2017, Canyon//SRAM), Lauretta Hanson (2016, RUSH Women's Team).

Read more about the southaustralia.com Young Rider Classification


Wilson Parking Winning Team Competition

The team with the best combined time after each stage is awarded the Winning Team prize. Traditionally, this has involved the presentation of boomerangs.

Most recent TDU winner: UAE Team Emirates (2019)
Most wins: 3 - UniSA-Australia (2004, 2006, 2017)

Most recent WTDU winner: Mitchelton-SCOTT (2019)
Most wins: 3 - Mitchelton-SCOTT (2018, 2019 as Mitchelton-SCOTT, 2017 as Orica-SCOTT, 2016 as Orica-AIS)


Most Competitive Rider numbers@SouthAustralia Most Competitive Rider competition

This prize is awarded at the end of each stage to the rider who has instigated the most attacks, breakaways or assisted their teammates to the best advantage as deemed by the Race Director.

Upon being awarded this honour, the rider will wear red competition numbers on the following day's stage. 

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