Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey

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Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey
2014 Tour of Turkey
Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey logo.svg
Race details
Date April–May
Region Turkey
English name Tour of Turkey
Local name(s) Cumhurbaşkanlığı Bisiklet Turu (Turkish)
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Europe Tour
Type Stage race
Organiser Turkish Cycling Federation
Race director Abdurrahman Açıkalın [1]
History
First edition 1964 (1964)
Editions 50 (as of 2014)
Most wins Since 2001: (2 wins)
 Mert Mutlu (TUR)
 Ghader Mizbani (IRI)
Most recent  Adam Yates (GBR)
Mascot Pardus.
Riders in Stage 8 of 49th Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey at Bağdat Avenue, Istanbul on April 28, 2013.
Riders in Stage 8 of 50th Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey at Çetin Emeç Boulevard, Istanbul on May 4, 2014.

Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey (Turkish: Cumhurbaşkanlığı Bisiklet Turu) is a professional road bicycle racing stage race held annually in Turkey. From 2006 it was rated as a 2.2 event,[2] before being upgraded to 2.1 in 2008,[3] and then again to 2.HC for the 2010 edition.[4]

Winners[edit]

General classification[edit]

Rider Team
2001 Turkey Mutlu, MertMert Mutlu (TUR) Brisaspor
2002 Iran Mizbani, GhaderGhader Mizbani (IRI) Telekom Malaysia Cycling Team
2003 Turkey Mutlu, MertMert Mutlu (TUR) (Elite)
2004 Iran Kazemi, AhadAhad Kazemi (IRI) Giant Asia Racing Team
2005 Bulgaria Tchanliev, SvetoslavSvetoslav Tchanliev (BUL) Cycling Club Bourgas
2006 Iran Mizbani, GhaderGhader Mizbani (IRI) Brisaspor
2007 Bulgaria Gabrovski, IvailoIvailo Gabrovski (BUL) Velo-M-Hemus-Makedonya
2008 Spain García Dapena, DavidDavid García Dapena (ESP) Karpin-Galicia
2009 South Africa Impey, DarylDaryl Impey (RSA) Barloworld
2010 Italy Visconti, GiovanniGiovanni Visconti (ITA) ISD-NERI
2011 Russia Efimkin, AlexanderAlexander Efimkin (RUS) Team Type 1-Sanofi Aventis
2012 Kazakhstan Dyachenko, AlexsandrAlexsandr Dyachenko (KAZ) Astana
2013 Eritrea Berhane, NatnaelNatnael Berhane (ERI) Team Europcar
2014 United Kingdom Yates, AdamAdam Yates (GBR) Orica-GreenEDGE

Points classification[edit]

Rider Team
2010 Germany Greipel, AndréAndré Greipel (GER) Team HTC-Columbia
2011 Italy Petacchi, AlessandroAlessandro Petacchi (ITA) Lampre-ISD
2012 Australia Goss, MatthewMatthew Goss (AUS) GreenEDGE
2013 Germany Greipel, AndréAndré Greipel (GER) Lotto-Belisol
2014 United Kingdom Cavendish, MarkMark Cavendish (GBR) Omega Pharma-Quick Step

Mountains classification[edit]

Rider Team
2010 France Pauriol, RémiRémi Pauriol (FRA) Cofidis
2011 Colombia Laverde, Luis FelipeLuis Felipe Laverde (COL) Colombia es Pasión-Café de Colombia
2012 Italy Bandiera, MarcoMarco Bandiera (ITA) Omega Pharma-Quick Step
2013 Ukraine Gretchyn, SergiySergiy Gretchyn (UKR) Torku Şeker Spor
2014 Curaçao de Maar, MarcMarc de Maar (CUW) UnitedHealthcare

Sprints classification[edit]

Rider Team
2010 France Kern, ChristopheChristophe Kern (FRA) Cofidis
2011 Spain Mora, ArturoArturo Mora (ESP) Caja Rural
2012 Russia Belkov, MaximMaxim Belkov (RUS) Team Katusha
2013 Russia Ignatiev, MikhailMikhail Ignatiev (RUS) Team Katusha
2014 Italy Pozzo, MattiaMattia Pozzo (ITA) Neri Sottoli

References[edit]

  1. ^ About @ Tour of Turkey
  2. ^ "International Presidency Turkey Tour 2006". CyclingArchives. Retrieved 15 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Tour of Turkey boosted by five ProTour teams". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 20 April 2009. Retrieved 15 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "International Presidency Turkey Tour 2010". CyclingArchives. Retrieved 15 September 2011. 

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