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Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey 2014

Date range:
April 27 - May 4

April 27, Stage 1: Alanya - Alanya 141km

Tour of Turkey: Cavendish wins stage 1

By:
Sam Dansie
Published:
April 27, 2014, 13:10 BST,
Updated:
May 01, 2014, 17:58 BST

British sprinter holds off Viviani and Bos

Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quickstep) in the lead in Turkey

Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quickstep) in the lead in Turkey

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Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma- QuickStep) won the first stage of the 50th Presidential Tour of Turkey, beating Elia Viviani (Cannondale) and Theo Bos (Team Belkin) into second and third in the coastal resort of Alanya.

It was the Manx rider's first race in a month after illness and his debut appearance at the eight-day stage race. He darted around the wheel of Team Belkin’s Graeme Brown and rode into a light headwind on the right hand side of the road at the end of the 141km stage. He had a bike length to spare and, as well is leading the sprint competition, secured the general classification leader’s turquoise jersey. He’s likely to hold it until the summit finish at Elmari on stage 3.

The win capped a stage in which his Omega Pharma-QuickStep team, Team Belkin and Lotto-Belisol had taken responsibility for controlling the race.

Second-placed Bos was missing from the podium ceremony after a collision with a car that stopped suddenly just after the finish line. The injury is not thought to be serious and he is expected to start stage 2.

Marc de Maar (United Healthcare) secured the King of the Mountains jersey after cresting the stages only categorised climb at Tirmanis as part of a four-man break that was swallowed up with 35km to race. The junction with the quartet allowed Frederique Robert (Wanty Groupe-Gobert) to sprint out of the pack and claim the Turkish Beauties jersey.

In the press conference afterwards, Cavendish said he wasn’t sure where his form would lie after a month away from racing but was “psyched” to be in Turkey and sprinting for the win.

He said: "I knew I wouldn't be in bad condition…and I'd been sprinting at home but it’s different in races and I was happy with it.

"We had to go a bit early, we've still got some young guys who are learning, they’re committed 100 percent but it’s easy to get carried away and we were left with less men that we would have liked. Altogether I'm really happy with today’s ride,' he added.

Despite appearing isolated right at the end of the race, Cavendish praised his team for sheltering him deep into the final from where he step-laddered up the wheels of rivals before unleashing his sprint.

While the Presidential Tour of Turkey is renowned for attracting the sprinters, Andre Greipel finished in the bunch after playing a supporting role. He was making his own return from injury after crashing hard at Gent-Wevelgem. Another key sprinter, Andrea Guardini (Astana) finished ninth.

At the finishing ceremony, Cavendish was given a massive bunch of bananas as a prize – a tribute from the big banana-growing region around Alanya. However after the race, Cavendish admitted he didn’t like bananas.

Tomorrow’s 175km stage 2 starts in Alanya and finished in Kemer, probably in another bunch sprint.

How it unfolded

The 50th Presidential Tour of Turkey got underway in the resort city of Alanya, on Turkey’s Southern Mediterranean coast with a 141km stage along the broad dual carriageway roads. The 154-strong peloton was missing the Team Colombia squad because the riders’ passports were snared up an a bureaucratic issue as the team tried to get visas for the Giro d’Italia start in Belfast, Northern Ireland in two weeks.

Nevertheless, under sunny skies, a four-man break went early on the short 12.9km starting lap. With 15km raced the quartet - Martin Wesemann (MTN-Qhubeka), Gijs Van Hoecke (Topsport-Vlaanderen), Marc de Maar (United Healthcare) and Turkish rider Mirac Kal (Torku Sekerspor) – had stretched their lead to almost five minutes. It was all the slack the peloton, marshalled by Omega-Pharma-QuickStep, Lotto-Belisol and Team Belkin, would tolerate; for the body of the short stage, two to three minutes was all the adventurers were allowed.

On the approach to the stage’s only categorised KOM summit at Tirmiris, it was Dutch Antilles’ rider, De Maar, who opened hostilities early and ensured that back in Alanya he would have the first King of the Mountains jersey to pull on for his efforts. He was followed over the line by his break comrades Van Hoeck, Weseman and Kal.

Wesemann immediately launched an attack on the broad descent, but 5km later amid the region’s gleaming fruit growing glass houses, he put the lid on his efforts and recovered for the intermediate sprint, which he mopped up with Kal, De Maar, and Van Hoecke settled in his wheel.

With 55km to go, Lotto-Belisol briefly massed on the front – with returning from injury Andre Greipel playing his part in the pursuit – to dramatically reduce the gap. Such was the ferocity of the chase it threatened to split the peloton, but the Belgian outfit eased up when the gap to the leaders hit 30 seconds. A procession towards a sprint looked inevitable.

The peloton made the junction with the doomed break just before the start/finish banner for the first of two remaining laps. It allowed Frederique Robert (Wanty Groupe-Gobert) to snap up the first Turkish Beauties jersey ahead of Leigh Howard (Orica-GreenEdge).

Halfway around the circuit Mirko Tedeschi (Neri Sottoli) launched a lone break and quickly built up a lead approaching 20 seconds. It last 10km before the fast moving peloton reabsorbed him into its ranks.

On the final lap the inevitable jockeying for position began, with Omega Pharma-QuickStep, Cannondale, and briefly, Australian ProContinental outfit Drapac Cycling setting up rival sprint trains at the head of the peloton. Meanwhile Lotto-Belisol, led by Greipel massed at the back before the German national champion dragged the team around the outside to the front.

However a mid-peloton crash inside 2km disrupted the group. Despite the pile up, the main sprinters emerged to battle for the stage win, with Cavendish taking shelter in the wheels before unleashing his sprint 200m or so from the line. Viviani and Bos followed him over, for a podium which reflects both the stage standings and the general classification.

The first big – and likely defining – shake-up of the GC is likely to occur on stage 3 and the 10km summit finish at Elmari.

Full Results

# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-QuickStep 3:15:43  
2 Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale    
3 Theo Bos (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
4 Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
5 Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
6 Andrea Palini (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
7 Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
8 Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) Lotto-Belisol Team    
9 Andrea Guardini (Ita) Astana Pro Team    
10 Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) MTN - Qhubeka    
11 Wouter Wippert (Ned) Drapac Cycling    
12 Jarl Salomein (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
13 Andrea Peron (Ita) Team Novo Nordisk    
14 Ken Hanson (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
15 Louis Verhelst (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
16 John Murphy (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
17 Youcef Reguigui (Alg) MTN - Qhubeka    
18 Ahmet Orken (Tur) Torku Sekerspor    
19 Martijn Verschoor (Ned) Team Novo Nordisk    
20 Nicolas Lefrancois (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk    
21 Francesco Lasca (Ita) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
22 Francesco Chicchi (Ita) Neri Sottoli    
23 Grzegorz Stepniak (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice    
24 Luis Mas Bonet (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
25 Aidis Kruopis (Ltu) Orica GreenEDGE    
26 Nicola Ruffoni (Ita) Bardiani CSF    
27 Marco Canola (Ita) Bardiani CSF    
28 Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha Team    
29 Sacha Modolo (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
30 Robert Förster (Ger) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
31 Yuriy Metlushenko (Ukr) Torku Sekerspor    
32 Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
33 Maxim Belkov (Rus) Katusha Team    
34 Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Torku Sekerspor    
35 Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
36 Tomasz Kiendys (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice    
37 David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Torku Sekerspor    
38 Adam Phelan (Aus) Drapac Cycling    
39 Pieter Vanspeybrouck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
40 Jai Crawford (Aus) Drapac Cycling    
41 Graeme Brown (Aus) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
42 Arman Kamyshev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
43 Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Katusha Team    
44 Mateusz Nowak (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice    
45 Nazim Bakirci (Tur) Torku Sekerspor    
46 Adrian Kurek (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice    
47 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Omega Pharma-QuickStep    
48 Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
49 Jérémy Bescond (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
50 Guillaume Boivin (Can) Cannondale    
51 Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
52 Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
53 Mark Renshaw (Aus) Omega Pharma-QuickStep    
54 Gregory Habeaux (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
55 Wesley Kreder (Ned) Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
56 Cameron Wurf (Aus) Cannondale    
57 Juraj Sagan (Svk) Cannondale    
58 Robbie Hucker (Aus) Drapac Cycling    
59 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
60 Matthias Krizek (Aut) Cannondale    
61 Andrea Manfredi (Ita) Bardiani CSF    
62 Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac Cycling    
63 Simon Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEDGE    
64 Pim Ligthart (Ned) Lotto-Belisol Team    
65 Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Lotto-Belisol Team    
66 Merhawi Kudus Ghebremedhin (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka    
67 Piotr Gawronski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice    
68 Karol Domagalski (Pol) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
69 Mitchell Docker (Aus) Orica GreenEDGE    
70 Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
71 Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEDGE    
72 Linus Gerdemann (Ger) MTN - Qhubeka    
73 Davide Frattini (Ita) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
74 Bernard Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac Cycling    
75 Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
76 Romain Lemarchand (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
77 Joonas Henttala (Fin) Team Novo Nordisk    
78 Paolo Colonna (Ita) Bardiani CSF    
79 Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
80 Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto-Belisol Team    
81 Davide Rebellin (Ita) CCC Polsat Polkowice    
82 Pawel Charucki (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice    
83 Alessandro Bazzana (Ita) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
84 Barry Markus (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
85 Daniele Colli (Ita) Neri Sottoli    
86 Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto-Belisol Team    
87 Aldo Ino Ilesic (Slo) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
88 Alexander Rybakov (Rus) Katusha Team    
89 Dennis Van Niekerk (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka    
90 Daniil Fominykh (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
91 Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
92 Lachlan Norris (Aus) Drapac Cycling    
93 Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
94 Fabricio Ferrari Barcelo (Uru) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
95 Davide Formolo (Ita) Cannondale    
96 Frederik Backaert (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
97 Enrico Barbin (Ita) Bardiani CSF    
98 Ahmet Akdylek (Tur) Torku Sekerspor    
99 Sergiy Grechyn (Ukr) Torku Sekerspor    
100 Floris Goesinnen (Ned) Drapac Cycling    
101 Heiner Rodrigo Parra Bustamente (Col) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
102 Mirko Tedeschi (Ita) Neri Sottoli    
103 Petr Vakoc (Cze) Omega Pharma-QuickStep    
104 Kevin De Mesmaeker (Bel) Team Novo Nordisk    
105 Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
106 Luca Dodi (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
107 Charles Planet (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk    
108 Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida    
109 Robert Wagner (Ger) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
110 Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStep    
111 Iljo Keisse (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStep    
112 Johann Van Zyl (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka    
113 Marc Demaar (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
114 Ferekalsi Debesay Abrha (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka    
115 Tomas Aurelio Gil Martinez (Ven) Neri Sottoli    
116 Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
117 Kevin Van Melsen (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
118 Mirac Kal (Tur) Torku Sekerspor    
119 David Lozano Riba (Spa) Team Novo Nordisk    
120 Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida    
121 Alan Marangoni (Ita) Cannondale    
122 Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto-Belisol Team    
123 André Greipel (Ger) Lotto-Belisol Team    
124 Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice    
125 Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
126 Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
127 Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
128 Martin Wesemann (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka    
129 Nico Sijmens (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
130 Javier Megias Leal (Spa) Team Novo Nordisk    
131 Damien Howson (Aus) Orica GreenEDGE    
132 Nick Van Der Lijke (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
133 Gijs Van Hoecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
134 Jetse Bol (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
135 Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
136 Jelle Wallays (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
137 Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStep    
138 Vegard Breen (Nor) Lotto-Belisol Team    
139 Luca Paolini (Ita) Katusha Team    
140 Frederique Robert (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
141 Rick Flens (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team 0:02:10  
142 Jens Mouris (Ned) Orica GreenEDGE    
143 Gianni Meersman (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStep 0:02:21  
144 Leigh Howard (Aus) Orica GreenEDGE 0:02:45  
145 Andrea Fedi (Ita) Neri Sottoli    
146 Peio Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
147 Simone Ponzi (Ita) Neri Sottoli    
148 Mattia Pozzo (Ita) Neri Sottoli 0:02:57  
149 Nicola Boem (Ita) Bardiani CSF    
150 Petr Ignatenko (Rus) Katusha Team    
151 Rafael Andriato (Bra) Neri Sottoli    
152 Kenny De Ketele (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
153 Moreno De Pauw (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
DNS Luca Wackermann (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
Sprint 1
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Martin Wesemann (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka 5  pts
2 Mirac Kal (Tur) Torku Sekerspor 3  
3 Marc Demaar (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team 1  
Beauties of Turkey Sprint
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Frederique Robert (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert 5  pts
2 Leigh Howard (Aus) Orica GreenEDGE 3  
3 Jarl Salomein (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise 1  
Points
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-QuickStep 15  pts
2 Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale 14  
3 Theo Bos (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team 13  
4 Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-Merida 12  
5 Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise 11  
6 Andrea Palini (Ita) Lampre-Merida 10  
7 Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Wanty-Groupe Gobert 9  
8 Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) Lotto-Belisol Team 8  
9 Andrea Guardini (Ita) Astana Pro Team 7  
10 Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) MTN - Qhubeka 6  
11 Wouter Wippert (Ned) Drapac Cycling 5  
12 Jarl Salomein (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise 4  
13 Andrea Peron (Ita) Team Novo Nordisk 3  
14 Ken Hanson (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team 2  
15 Louis Verhelst (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits 1  
Mountain 1
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Marc Demaar (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team 3  pts
2 Gijs Van Hoecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise 2  
3 Mirac Kal (Tur) Torku Sekerspor 1  
Teams
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Lampre-Merida 9:47:09  
2 Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
3 Team Novo Nordisk    
4 Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
5 Torku Sekerspor    
6 Drapac Cycling    
7 MTN - Qhubeka    
8 Astana Pro Team    
9 Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
10 Omega Pharma-QuickStep    
11 CCC Polsat Polkowice    
12 Katusha Team    
13 Cannondale    
14 Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
15 Bardiani CSF    
16 Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
17 Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
18 Lotto-Belisol Team    
19 Orica GreenEDGE    
20 Neri Sottoli    
General classification after stage 1
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-QuickStep 3:15:43  
2 Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale    
3 Theo Bos (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
4 Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
5 Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
6 Andrea Palini (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
7 Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
8 Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) Lotto-Belisol Team    
9 Andrea Guardini (Ita) Astana Pro Team    
10 Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) MTN - Qhubeka    
11 Wouter Wippert (Ned) Drapac Cycling    
12 Jarl Salomein (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
13 Andrea Peron (Ita) Team Novo Nordisk    
14 Ken Hanson (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
15 Louis Verhelst (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
16 John Murphy (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
17 Youcef Reguigui (Alg) MTN - Qhubeka    
18 Ahmet Orken (Tur) Torku Sekerspor    
19 Martijn Verschoor (Ned) Team Novo Nordisk    
20 Nicolas Lefrancois (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk    
21 Francesco Lasca (Ita) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
22 Francesco Chicchi (Ita) Neri Sottoli    
23 Grzegorz Stepniak (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice    
24 Luis Mas Bonet (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
25 Aidis Kruopis (Ltu) Orica GreenEDGE    
26 Nicola Ruffoni (Ita) Bardiani CSF    
27 Marco Canola (Ita) Bardiani CSF    
28 Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha Team    
29 Sacha Modolo (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
30 Robert Förster (Ger) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
31 Yuriy Metlushenko (Ukr) Torku Sekerspor    
32 Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
33 Maxim Belkov (Rus) Katusha Team    
34 Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Torku Sekerspor    
35 Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
36 Tomasz Kiendys (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice    
37 David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Torku Sekerspor    
38 Adam Phelan (Aus) Drapac Cycling    
39 Pieter Vanspeybrouck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
40 Jai Crawford (Aus) Drapac Cycling    
41 Graeme Brown (Aus) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
42 Arman Kamyshev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
43 Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Katusha Team    
44 Mateusz Nowak (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice    
45 Nazim Bakirci (Tur) Torku Sekerspor    
46 Adrian Kurek (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice    
47 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Omega Pharma-QuickStep    
48 Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
49 Jérémy Bescond (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
50 Guillaume Boivin (Can) Cannondale    
51 Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
52 Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
53 Mark Renshaw (Aus) Omega Pharma-QuickStep    
54 Gregory Habeaux (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
55 Wesley Kreder (Ned) Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
56 Cameron Wurf (Aus) Cannondale    
57 Juraj Sagan (Svk) Cannondale    
58 Robbie Hucker (Aus) Drapac Cycling    
59 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
60 Matthias Krizek (Aut) Cannondale    
61 Andrea Manfredi (Ita) Bardiani CSF    
62 Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac Cycling    
63 Simon Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEDGE    
64 Pim Ligthart (Ned) Lotto-Belisol Team    
65 Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Lotto-Belisol Team    
66 Merhawi Kudus Ghebremedhin (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka    
67 Piotr Gawronski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice    
68 Karol Domagalski (Pol) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
69 Mitchell Docker (Aus) Orica GreenEDGE    
70 Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
71 Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEDGE    
72 Linus Gerdemann (Ger) MTN - Qhubeka    
73 Davide Frattini (Ita) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
74 Bernard Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac Cycling    
75 Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
76 Romain Lemarchand (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
77 Joonas Henttala (Fin) Team Novo Nordisk    
78 Paolo Colonna (Ita) Bardiani CSF    
79 Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
80 Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto-Belisol Team    
81 Davide Rebellin (Ita) CCC Polsat Polkowice    
82 Pawel Charucki (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice    
83 Alessandro Bazzana (Ita) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
84 Barry Markus (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
85 Daniele Colli (Ita) Neri Sottoli    
86 Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto-Belisol Team    
87 Aldo Ino Ilesic (Slo) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
88 Alexander Rybakov (Rus) Katusha Team    
89 Dennis Van Niekerk (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka    
90 Daniil Fominykh (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
91 Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
92 Lachlan Norris (Aus) Drapac Cycling    
93 Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
94 Fabricio Ferrari Barcelo (Uru) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
95 Davide Formolo (Ita) Cannondale    
96 Frederik Backaert (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
97 Enrico Barbin (Ita) Bardiani CSF    
98 Ahmet Akdylek (Tur) Torku Sekerspor    
99 Sergiy Grechyn (Ukr) Torku Sekerspor    
100 Floris Goesinnen (Ned) Drapac Cycling    
101 Heiner Rodrigo Parra Bustamente (Col) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
102 Mirko Tedeschi (Ita) Neri Sottoli    
103 Petr Vakoc (Cze) Omega Pharma-QuickStep    
104 Kevin De Mesmaeker (Bel) Team Novo Nordisk    
105 Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
106 Luca Dodi (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
107 Charles Planet (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk    
108 Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida    
109 Robert Wagner (Ger) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
110 Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStep    
111 Iljo Keisse (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStep    
112 Johann Van Zyl (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka    
113 Marc Demaar (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
114 Ferekalsi Debesay Abrha (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka    
115 Tomas Aurelio Gil Martinez (Ven) Neri Sottoli    
116 Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
117 Kevin Van Melsen (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
118 Mirac Kal (Tur) Torku Sekerspor    
119 David Lozano Riba (Spa) Team Novo Nordisk    
120 Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida    
121 Alan Marangoni (Ita) Cannondale    
122 Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto-Belisol Team    
123 André Greipel (Ger) Lotto-Belisol Team    
124 Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice    
125 Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
126 Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
127 Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
128 Martin Wesemann (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka    
129 Nico Sijmens (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
130 Javier Megias Leal (Spa) Team Novo Nordisk    
131 Damien Howson (Aus) Orica GreenEDGE    
132 Nick Van Der Lijke (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
133 Gijs Van Hoecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
134 Jetse Bol (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
135 Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
136 Jelle Wallays (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
137 Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStep    
138 Vegard Breen (Nor) Lotto-Belisol Team    
139 Luca Paolini (Ita) Katusha Team    
140 Frederique Robert (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
141 Jens Mouris (Ned) Orica GreenEDGE    
142 Andrea Fedi (Ita) Neri Sottoli    
143 Peio Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
144 Simone Ponzi (Ita) Neri Sottoli    
145 Nicola Boem (Ita) Bardiani CSF    
146 Petr Ignatenko (Rus) Katusha Team    
147 Rafael Andriato (Bra) Neri Sottoli    
148 Kenny De Ketele (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
149 Moreno De Pauw (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
150 Rick Flens (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team 0:02:10  
151 Gianni Meersman (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStep 0:02:21  
152 Leigh Howard (Aus) Orica GreenEDGE 0:02:45  
153 Mattia Pozzo (Ita) Neri Sottoli 0:02:57  
Points classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-QuickStep 15  pts
2 Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale 14  
3 Theo Bos (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team 13  
4 Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-Merida 12  
5 Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise 11  
6 Andrea Palini (Ita) Lampre-Merida 10  
7 Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Wanty-Groupe Gobert 9  
8 Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) Lotto-Belisol Team 8  
9 Andrea Guardini (Ita) Astana Pro Team 7  
10 Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) MTN - Qhubeka 6  
11 Martin Wesemann (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka 5  
12 Wouter Wippert (Ned) Drapac Cycling 5  
13 Jarl Salomein (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise 4  
14 Andrea Peron (Ita) Team Novo Nordisk 3  
15 Mirac Kal (Tur) Torku Sekerspor 3  
16 Ken Hanson (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team 2  
17 Louis Verhelst (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits 1  
18 Marc Demaar (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team 1  
Mountains classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Marc Demaar (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team 3  pts
2 Gijs Van Hoecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise 2  
3 Mirac Kal (Tur) Torku Sekerspor 1  
Turkish Beauties classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Frederique Robert (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert 5  pts
2 Leigh Howard (Aus) Orica GreenEDGE 3  
3 Jarl Salomein (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise 1  
Teams classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Lampre-Merida 9:47:09  
2 Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise    
3 Team Novo Nordisk    
4 Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team    
5 Torku Sekerspor    
6 Drapac Cycling    
7 MTN - Qhubeka    
8 Astana Pro Team    
9 Cofidis, Solutions Crédits    
10 Omega Pharma-QuickStep    
11 CCC Polsat Polkowice    
12 Katusha Team    
13 Cannondale    
14 Caja Rural - Seguros RGA    
15 Bardiani CSF    
16 Wanty-Groupe Gobert    
17 Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
18 Lotto-Belisol Team    
19 Orica GreenEDGE    
20 Neri Sottoli