Marked by the presence of sprint stars Mark Cavendish and Andre Greipel, the Presidential Tour of Turkey, celebrating "50 years of cycling passion", is open to a large scale of ambitions, from the youngest rider of the field, Merhawi Kudut, to the oldest rider on the start list , Davide Rebellin.
Antalya airport will receive the members of LAMPRE-MERIDA selection that will take part in the 50th edition of Tour of Turkey (27 April-5 May).
This Sunday a part of the peloton heads to Turkey for the 50th Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey. The stage race starts on Sunday 27th of April and ends on Sunday 4th of May in the Turkish city of Istanbul.
Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team has announced the selection for Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey. The 1174 kilometer race, from April 27th to May 4th, will have several stages for the sprints, but also some chances for the climbers. The third stage will be the first chance for the GC riders to make their mark. The stage, from Finike to Elmali, finishes on Category 1 Gogubeli Pass. However, there is also a Category 1 climb, Kuruovabeli, at kilometer 104.8 of 185.
Eritrea’s Merhawi Kudus (Team MTN-Qhubeka) is one of the favourites to take over from compatriot Natnael Berhane (Europcar) and claim victory in the Presidential of Turkey, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
“Theo will be our man in Turkey,” Sports Director Michiel Elijzen said clearly. In the 50th Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey, April 27 to May 4, the Belkin Pro Cycling TEAM will do everything possible to help Theo Bos bag victories. The Dutchman knows how to win in Turkey. In 2012, he won the opening and final stage.
Drapac Professional Cycling will hit the road this week, bound for the ‘transcontinental’ Presidential Tour of Turkey, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2014. The Presidential Tour of Turkey runs April 27 to May 4.
Mark Cavendish, a superstar in the Tour of Turkey. Sick after his fifth place in Milan-San Remo on March 23, Mark Cavendish has not raced since. His return to competition is highly anticipated and it will take place in the Presidential Tour of Turkey.