Metlushenko seals overall Tour of Taihu with final stage win

Yuriy Metlushenko of Torku Seker Spor won the ninth and last stage of the 2013 Tour of Taihu Lake to make it five under his belt plus the overall classification that he continuously led since the first day. He took the record of the world's fastest stage race of the year with an average speed of 47.507km/h on the total distance of 937.9 kilometres. Therefore he beat Mark Cavendish's 47.46km/h at the 732.2km long Tour of Qatar in February.

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Yuriy Metlushenko (Ukr) Torku Sekerspor2:03:15
2Alois Kankovsky (Cze) ASC Dukla PrahaRow 1 - Cell 2
3Ahmet Orken (Tur) Torku SekersporRow 2 - Cell 2
4Kevin Peeters (Bel) Crelan-EuphonyRow 3 - Cell 2
5Jesse Kerrison (Aus) Team Budget ForkliftsRow 4 - Cell 2
6Robert Sweeting (USA) 5 Hour Energy p/b KendaRow 5 - Cell 2
7Mark Sehested Pedersen (Den) Blue Water CyclingRow 6 - Cell 2
8Justin Jules (Fra) La Pomme MarseilleRow 7 - Cell 2
9Ruslan Karimov (Uzb) UzbekistanRow 8 - Cell 2
10Federico Butto (Ita) Burgos BH-Castilla y LeonRow 9 - Cell 2
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Final general classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Yuriy Metlushenko (Ukr) Torku Sekerspor20:30:00
2Alois Kankovsky (Cze) ASC Dukla Praha0:00:18
3Boris Shpilevskiy (Rus) RTS Santic Racing Team0:00:38
4Jesse Kerrison (Aus) Team Budget Forklifts0:00:50
5Vitaliy Buts (Ukr) Ukraine0:00:51
6Yannick Martinez (Fra) La Pomme Marseille0:00:56
7Jiri Hochmann (Cze) ASC Dukla Praha0:00:57
8Jonathan Breyne (Bel) Crelan-Euphony0:01:01
9Robert Sweeting (USA) 5 Hour Energy p/b Kenda0:01:02
10Francisco Mancebo Perez (Spa) 5 Hour Energy p/b KendaRow 9 - Cell 2

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