Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey
Stage 7: Selçuk-Izmir - Stage Details

Danish neo-pro Magnus Cort has sprinted to fifth on the penultimate stage of the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey today.

As the race crested the category one climb with less than 30km to go, ORICA-GreenEDGE had four representatives in a front group narrowly trailing four leaders. But a strong chase by his Etixx Quick-Step team saw top sprinter Mark Cavendish regain touch and go on to victory, his third for the Tour.

“We did all we could to put Magnus in a good position to have a chance to sprint for the win,’ sport director Laurenzo Lapage said.

Read the full report here.

Results

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Mark Cavendish (GBR) - Etixx - Quick-Step 3:59:49
2 Andrea Piechele (ITA) - Bardiani CSF ST
3 Kristian Sbaragli (ITA) - MTN - Qhubeka ST
4 Manuel Belletti (ITA) - Southeast Pro Cycling ST
5 Magnus Cort Nielsen (DEN) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
6 Daniele Ratto (ITA) - UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling ST
7 Armindo Fonseca (FRA) - Bretagne-Séché Environnement ST
8 Jasper De Buyst (BEL) - Lotto Soudal ST
9 Davide Appollonio (ITA) - Androni Giocattoli ST
10 Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev (KAZ) - Astana Pro Team ST
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
5 Magnus Cort Nielsen (DEN) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
22 Christian Meier (CAN) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
72 Cameron Meyer (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
88 Damien Howson (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:01:48
92 Adam Blythe (GBR) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:06:06
96 Jens Mouris (NED) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:06:06
150 Caleb Ewan (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:11:35