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The Amazing Race Asia 5
TARASIA5
Version Asia
Continents visited 1
Countries visited 6
Cities visited 12
Distance traveled 12,000 kilometers
Starting line National Monument , Jakarta, Indonesia
Finish line Bajra Sandhi Monument , Bali, Indonesia
Filming dates 8–26 August 2016
Season run October 13, 2016 - 15 December 2016
Number of legs 10
Number of teams 11
Winning team Parul & Maggie
Runner(s)-up Chloe & Yvonne
Eric & Rona
Cast
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Opening Sequence
The Amazing Race Asia Season 5 Intro00:47

The Amazing Race Asia Season 5 Intro

Series Chronology
Previous Season The Amazing Race Asia 4
Greeters

The Amazing Race Asia 5 is the 5th season of the reality television show, The Amazing Race Asia.

The fifth installment is set to premiere on AXN Asia in 13 October 2016 and promises to be the most adrenaline-fueled season ever. Eleven teams chosen from across the region will compete in a high-octane dash around the world for a chance at the winning crown and USD$100,000 in cash.

Allan Wu will be back for his fifth hosting of The Amazing Race Asia. Wu will be paired up with Tara Basro, an Indonesian film actress in hosting this season.[1]

Teams

ParulMaggie 1
 1st Place 
Parul & Maggie
Beauty Queens
Flag of the Philippines
YvonneChloe 1
 2nd Place 
Chloe & Yvonne
Beauty Queens
Flag of Malaysia
EricRona 1
 3rd Place 
Eric & Rona
Married
Flag of the Philippines
LouisaTreasuri 1
 ELIMINATED 
Louisa & Treasuri
Childhood Friends
Flag of Indonesia
JKMike 1
 ELIMINATED 
JK & Mike
Radio DJs
Flag of Singapore
TomAnita 1
 ELIMINATED 
Tom & Anita
Dating
150px-Flag of Thailand.svg
AlexWill 1
 ELIMINATED 
Alex & Will
Muscle Brothers
Flag of Malaysia
VickyRachel 1
 ELIMINATED 
Rachel & Vicky
Travel Hosts
Flag of Indonesia
BrandonAlphaeus 1
 ELIMINATED 
Brandon & Alphaeus
Old School Mates
Flag of Malaysia
ReiKeiji 1
 ELIMINATED 
Rei & Keiji
Siblings
Flag of Singapore
LisaNic 1
 ELIMINATED 
Lisa & Nicole
Life Partners
Flag of Vietnam

Episodes

Episode Air Date Leg Destination First Place Last Place Finish Viewership
(millions)
1 "The Race is On!" October 13, 2016 1 Jakarta → West Java Brandon & Alphaeus Lisa & Nicole 1st Eliminated
11th place
Rei & Keiji 2nd Eliminated
10th place
2 "From Hero to Zero" October 20, 2016 2 West Java → Jakarta → West Java Chloe & Yvonne Brandon & Alphaeus 3rd Eliminated
9th place
3 "The Value of Insurance" October 27, 2016 3 West Java → Malaysia Louisa & Treasuri Rachel & Vicky Non-Elimination
Leg
4 "The Pain Does Not Exist" November 3, 2016 4 Malaysia → Thailand Louisa & Treasuri Rachel & Vicky 4th Eliminated
8th place
5 "Taste Like Chicken" November 10, 2016 5 Thailand → Vietnam Louisa & Treasuri Alex & Will 5th Eliminated
7th place
6 "Made With Love" November 17, 2016 6 Vietnam → The Philippines JK & Mike Tom & Anita 6th Eliminated
6th place
7 "By Air, Land and Sea" November 24, 2016 7 The Philippines → Singapore JK & Mike Eric & Rona Non-Elimination
Leg
8 "Should Have Turned Left" December 1, 2016 8 Singapore → Yogyakarta Louisa & Treasuri JK & Mike 7th Eliminated
5th place
9 "No More Mr. Nice Guy" December 8, 2016 9 Yogyakarta → East Java Eric & Rona Louisa & Treasuri 8th Eliminated
4th place
10 "3 to 1 Teams" December 15, 2016 10 East Java → Bali Parul & Maggie Eric & Rona 3rd Place
Chloe & Yvonne 2nd Place

Leaderboard

Place Team Leg 1 Leg 2 Leg 3 Leg 4 Leg 5 Leg 6 Leg 7 Leg 8 Leg 9 Leg 10 Average Icon-Roadblock
1 Parul & Maggie 7 6 5 3 4 3 4 3 2> 1 3.80 5-5
2 Chloe & Yvonne 9 1 3 5 2 2 2 4 3 2 3.30 5-5
3 Eric & Rona 4 4 6 4 3 4 5 2 1 3 3.60 5-5
4 Louisa & Treasuri 2 3 1 1 1 5 3 1 4< 2.33 4-5
5 JK & Mike 3 8 7 7 5 1 1 5 4.63 4-4
6 Tom & Anita 8 2 4 2 6 6 4.67 3-2
7 Alex & Will 5 7 2 6 7 5.40 2-2
8 Rachel & Vicky 6 5 8 8 6.75 2-1
9 Brandon & Alphaeus 1 9 5.00 0-1
10 Rei & Keiji 10 10.00 0-0
11 Lisa & Nicole 11 11.00 0-0
Notes [1]
Legend:
     The team finished in first place
     The team finished in last place and was eliminated from the race
     The team finished in last place in a non-elimination leg
     The team finished in last and were supposed to be eliminated, but were saved by the Salvage Pass or The Save
     The team that won The Amazing Race
     The team that crossed the Finish Line second
     The team that crossed the Finish Line third
The team used the Fast Forward pass
> The team used the Yield
< Recipient of the Yield
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn




Notes:
1: Lisa & Nicole were eliminated halfway through the first leg as per the provisions of the first task.

Trivia

Franchise Records

  • The Amazing Race Asia 5 currently holds the largest gap between seasons (for any version), at six years between this and the previous season.[2]
  • First season to have three all-female teams make it to the final four.
  • Second season to have a pair of show hosts [after The Amazing Race 6 (Latin America)].
  • First time the host did not start the Race (the signal at the Starting Line was given by Indonesia's Deputy Minister of Tourism, Sapta Nirwandar)
  • First time to have both Yield and U-Turn placed in a same leg (Leg 9).

Asia

  • First season to have a non all-male team win since original season.
  • First time that two all-female teams reached the final three.
  • First season to implement the non-elimination penalty for the last team to arrive at the non-elimination leg required to perform a Speed Bump task sometime during the next leg.
  • First season to feature eleven teams.
  • First season to feature a team from Vietnam.
  • First season to not have a team representing Hong Kong.
  • First season where zero Fast Forwards are won.

Reception

  • Loong Wait Ting at New Straits Time Online (05/30/2016): " So, who wants to be in The Amazing Race Asia?"
  • Iffah Durrah Kajai at The New Paper (06/02/2016): "The Amazing Race Asia is back after six years"
  • Lester Jeff at dryedmangoez.com (06/08/2016): "The Amazing Race Asia is casting for Season 5!"
  • Manila Standard Showbitz (10/20/2016): "The Amazing Race Asia Season 5 is Best Performing premiere of 2016"
  • Logan Saunders at Thesupacoowackiestblogintheuniverse (03/09/2017): "Ranking The Amazing Race in 2016– Part Three: The Amazing Race Asia 5"

Gallery

Videos

References

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