Italian rider wins Presidential Tour of Turkey

Italian rider Giovanni Visconti from ISD Neri won the Presidential Tour of Turkey in the general classification with an aggregate 32:42:28.

Italian rider wins Presidential Tour of Turkey

Italian rider Giovanni Visconti from ISD Neri won the Presidential Tour of Turkey in the general classification with an aggregate 32:42:28.

HTC Columbia's Tejay Van Garderen and David Moncoutie from Cofidis followed Visconti to place second and third respectively.

Visconti was presented with some 17 thousand euro prize.

Andre Greipel from HTC Columbia won the last stage of the tour between Antalya and Alanya with 3:41:42 on Sunday. Greipel failed to make to the top three in the general classification despite five wins at the event.

Fifteen teams and 120 cyclists competed in this year's 1257km 2.HC category race that started on April 11 in Istanbul.

The tour completed 8 stages and it was broadcast live on Turkey's state-run television network, TRT, and Eurosport.


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Last Mod: 19 Nisan 2010, 12:48
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