Youcef Reguigu, rider of Terengganu Inc TSG Cycling Team (TSG) took the second place on stage one in the Tour of Iran (Azerbaijan) in addition to winning the King of Mountain (KOM) Jersey.
He finished the race behind Aleksandr Smirnov of Lokosphinx in a 148.3 kilometer race from Tabriz to Levels in 3 hours and 15 minutes and 17 seconds.
Stage two of the Tour saw 14 competing teams began at Aras to Khoy for 180km involving two climbing zones. The route may have been tough, but the rivalry never went away. Youcef has again crossed the line in triumph, taking the first place and winning the yellow jersey.
Other riders who are also taking part in the Tour of Iran include Afiq Huznie Othman, Mohd Nor Umardi Rosdi, Maral-erdene Batmunkh, and Artem Ovechkin. Stage three will start at Urmia and end at Tabriz for a distance of 163km.