British cyclist Mark Cavendish makes his second win at the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

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First organized in 1965 as the Marmara Cycling Tour, the Turkish tour has emerged as a showcase for Turkey's natural beauty and has been broadcast live by local and international TV channels since 2009. The 51st Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey started on Sunday with 145 km stage between held in Alanya. British cyclist Mark Cavendish has won the first two stages at the 51st Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey in Antalya.

Cavendish won the first stage Sunday, cycling the 145 kilometers-long lap in three hours, 17 minutes and 58 seconds. He was followed by Australian Caleb Ewan, who races for the Orica-GreenEDGE team, while Ruffoni from Bardiani - CSF came in third.

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Mark Cavendish has garner his second straight win in the 182km second stage between Alanya and Antalya on Monday. Racing for the Etixx - Quick-Step team, Cavendish completed second stage in four hours, 21 minutes and 32 seconds, beating more than 160 other cyclists from 21 teams.

- Stages of the 51st Presidential Cycling Tour:

1st Stage Alanya-Alanya 145 km    April 26
2nd Stage Alanya-Antalya 182 km    April 27 
3rd Stage Kemer-Elmali 165 km    April 28
4th Stage Fethiye-Marmaris 132 km    April 29
5th Stage Mugla-Pamukkale 160 km    April 30 
6th Stage Denizli-Selcuk 184 km      May 1 
7th Stage Selcuk-Izmir 166 km      May 2 
8th Stage Istanbul-Istanbul 124 km May 3

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