2014 Tour of Turkey

The 2014 Tour of Turkey was the 50th edition of the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey cycling stage race. It was held from 27 April to 4 May 2014, and was won by Adam Yates. British cyclist Mark Cavendish won four stages and the points classification.[2]

2014 Tour of Turkey
2014 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
Dates27 April – 4 May
Stages8
Distance1,243.6 km (772.7 mi)
Winning time30h 26' 22"[1]
Results
Winner  Adam Yates (GBR) (Orica–GreenEDGE)
  Second  Rein Taaramäe (EST) (Cofidis)
  Third  Romain Hardy (FRA) (Cofidis)

Points  Mark Cavendish (GBR) (Omega Pharma–Quick-Step)
Mountains  Marc de Maar (CUR) (UnitedHealthcare)
Sprints  Mattia Pozzo (ITA) (Neri Sottoli)
  Team Cofidis
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Logo of the 50th Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey on an official car.
Riders in Stage 8 at Bağdat Avenue.

ScheduleEdit

Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner Ref
1 27 April Alanya to Alanya 141.6 km (88.0 mi)   Flat stage   Mark Cavendish (GBR) [2]
2 28 April Alanya to Kemer 174.6 km (108.5 mi)   Flat stage   Mark Cavendish (GBR) [3]
3 29 April Finike to Elmalı 184.7 km (114.8 mi)   Mountain stage   Rein Taaramäe (EST) [4]
4 30 April Fethiye to Marmaris 125 km (77.7 mi)   Hilly stage   Mark Cavendish (GBR) [5]
5 1 May Marmaris to Bodrum (Turgutreis) 177.3 km (110.2 mi)   Hilly stage   Elia Viviani (ITA) [6]
6 2 May Bodrum to Selçuk 183.1 km (113.8 mi)   Intermediate stage   Adam Yates (GBR) [7]
7 3 May Kuşadası to İzmir 136.3 km (84.7 mi)   Flat stage   Elia Viviani (ITA) [8]
8 4 May Istanbul to Istanbul 121 km (75.2 mi)   Flat stage   Mark Cavendish (GBR) [9]
Total 1,243.6 km (772.7 mi)

TeamsEdit

The start list includes 20 teams and 154 riders.

Pro Teams
Professional Continental Teams
Continental Teams

StagesEdit

Stage 1Edit

27 April 2014 — Alanya to Alanya, 141.6 km (88.0 mi)
Stage 1 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Mark Cavendish (GBR) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 3h 15' 43"
2   Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale s.t.
3   Theo Bos (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling s.t.
4   Niccolò Bonifazio (ITA) Lampre–Merida s.t.
5   Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
6   Andrea Palini (ITA) Lampre–Merida s.t.
7   Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Wanty–Groupe Gobert s.t.
8   Jonas Vangenechten (BEL) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
9   Andrea Guardini (ITA) Astana s.t.
10   Kristian Sbaragli (ITA) MTN–Qhubeka s.t.
General classification after Stage 1
Rider Team Time
1   Mark Cavendish (GBR)     Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 3h 15' 43"
2   Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale + 0"
3   Theo Bos (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 0"
4   Niccolò Bonifazio (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 0"
5   Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 0"
6   Andrea Palini (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 0"
7   Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 0"
8   Jonas Vangenechten (BEL) Lotto–Belisol + 0"
9   Andrea Guardini (ITA) Astana + 0"
10   Kristian Sbaragli (ITA) MTN–Qhubeka + 0"

Stage 2Edit

28 April 2014 — Alanya to Kemer, 174.6 km (108.5 mi)
Stage 2 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Mark Cavendish (GBR)   Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 3h 50' 17"
2   Francesco Chicchi (ITA) Neri Sottoli s.t.
3   Niccolò Bonifazio (ITA) Lampre–Merida s.t.
4   Kris Boeckmans (BEL) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
5   Francesco Lasca (ITA) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA s.t.
6   Ken Hanson (USA) UnitedHealthcare s.t.
7   Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale s.t.
8   Theo Bos (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling s.t.
9   Maximiliano Richeze (ARG) Lampre–Merida s.t.
10   Marco Canola (ITA) Bardiani–CSF s.t.
General classification after Stage 2
Rider Team Time
1   Mark Cavendish (GBR)     Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 7h 06' 00"
2   Niccolò Bonifazio (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 0"
3   Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale + 0"
4   Theo Bos (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 0"
5   Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 0"
6   Ken Hanson (USA) UnitedHealthcare + 0"
7   Wouter Wippert (NED) Drapac Professional Cycling + 0"
8   Francesco Chicchi (ITA) Neri Sottoli + 0"
9   Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 0"
10   Francesco Lasca (ITA) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 0"

Stage 3Edit

29 April 2014 — Finike to Elmalı, 184.7 km (114.8 mi)
Stage 3 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Rein Taaramäe (EST) Cofidis 5h 40' 31"
2   Adam Yates (GBR) Orica–GreenEDGE + 6"
3   Romain Hardy (FRA) Cofidis + 38"
4   Merhawi Kudus (ERI) MTN–Qhubeka + 38"
5   Davide Rebellin (ITA) CCC–Polsat–Polkowice + 38"
6   Luis León Sánchez (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 38"
7   Adam Hansen (AUS) Lotto–Belisol + 43"
8   Kristijan Đurasek (CRO) Lampre–Merida + 44"
9   Juan José Cobo (ESP) Torku Şekerspor + 44"
10   Enrico Barbin (ITA) Bardiani–CSF + 44"
General classification after Stage 3
Rider Team Time
1   Rein Taaramäe (EST)     Cofidis 12h 46' 31"
2   Adam Yates (GBR) Orica–GreenEDGE + 6"
3   Romain Hardy (FRA) Cofidis + 38"
4   Luis León Sánchez (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 38"
5   Merhawi Kudus (ERI) MTN–Qhubeka + 38"
6   Davide Rebellin (ITA) CCC–Polsat–Polkowice + 38"
7   Adam Hansen (AUS) Lotto–Belisol + 43"
8   Juan José Cobo (ESP) Torku Şekerspor + 44"
9   Davide Formolo (ITA) Cannondale + 44"
10   Enrico Barbin (ITA) Bardiani–CSF + 44"

Stage 4Edit

30 April 2014 — Fethiye to Marmaris, 125 km (77.7 mi)
Stage 4 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Mark Cavendish (GBR)   Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 3h 14' 23"
2   Maximiliano Richeze (ARG) Lampre–Merida s.t.
3   Mark Renshaw (AUS) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step s.t.
4   Kristian Sbaragli (ITA) MTN–Qhubeka s.t.
5   Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale s.t.
6   Jetse Bol (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling s.t.
7   Aldo Ino Ilešič (SLO) UnitedHealthcare s.t.
8   Marco Haller (AUT) Team Katusha s.t.
9   Ahmet Örken (TUR) Torku Şekerspor s.t.
10   Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
General classification after Stage 4
Rider Team Time
1   Rein Taaramäe (EST)     Cofidis 16h 00' 54"
2   Adam Yates (GBR) Orica–GreenEDGE + 6"
3   Romain Hardy (FRA) Cofidis + 38"
4   Luis León Sánchez (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 38"
5   Merhawi Kudus (ERI) MTN–Qhubeka + 38"
6   Adam Hansen (AUS) Lotto–Belisol + 43"
7   Juan José Cobo (ESP) Torku Şekerspor + 44"
8   Davide Formolo (ITA) Cannondale + 44"
9   Enrico Barbin (ITA) Bardiani–CSF + 44"
10   Alexsandr Dyachenko (KAZ) Astana + 44"

Stage 5Edit

1 May 2014 — Marmaris to BodrumTurgutreis, 177.3 km (110.2 mi)
Stage 5 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale 4h 34' 11"
2   Mark Cavendish (GBR)   Omega Pharma–Quick-Step s.t.
3   Kristian Sbaragli (ITA) MTN–Qhubeka s.t.
4   Andrea Fedi (ITA) Neri Sottoli s.t.
5   Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Wanty–Groupe Gobert s.t.
6   Rafael Andriato (BRA) Neri Sottoli s.t.
7   Barry Markus (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling s.t.
8   Niccolò Bonifazio (ITA) Lampre–Merida s.t.
9   Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
10   Adam Phelan (AUS) Drapac Professional Cycling s.t.
General classification after Stage 5
Rider Team Time
1   Rein Taaramäe (EST)   Cofidis 20h 35' 05"
2   Adam Yates (GBR) Orica–GreenEDGE + 6"
3   Romain Hardy (FRA) Cofidis + 38"
4   Merhawi Kudus (ERI) MTN–Qhubeka + 38"
5   Luis León Sánchez (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 38"
6   Adam Hansen (AUS) Lotto–Belisol + 43"
7   Juan José Cobo (ESP) Torku Şekerspor + 44"
8   Enrico Barbin (ITA) Bardiani–CSF + 44"
9   Davide Formolo (ITA) Cannondale + 44"
10   Alexsandr Dyachenko (KAZ) Astana + 44"

Stage 6Edit

2 May 2014 — Bodrum to Selçuk, 183.1 km (113.8 mi)
Stage 6 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Adam Yates (GBR) Orica–GreenEDGE 4h 11' 46"
2   Davide Formolo (ITA) Cannondale + 2"
3   Davide Rebellin (ITA) CCC–Polsat–Polkowice + 2"
4   Rein Taaramäe (EST)   Cofidis + 7"
5   Kristijan Đurasek (CRO) Lampre–Merida + 7"
6   Juan José Cobo (ESP) Torku Şekerspor + 7"
7   Romain Hardy (FRA) Cofidis + 7"
8   Luis León Sánchez (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 15"
9   Adam Hansen (AUS) Lotto–Belisol + 17"
10   Javier Mejías (ESP) Team Novo Nordisk + 26"
General classification after Stage 6
Rider Team Time
1   Adam Yates (GBR)   Orica–GreenEDGE 24h 46' 57"
2   Rein Taaramäe (EST) Cofidis + 1"
3   Romain Hardy (FRA) Cofidis + 39"
4   Davide Formolo (ITA) Cannondale + 40"
5   Davide Rebellin (ITA) CCC–Polsat–Polkowice + 44"
6   Juan José Cobo (ESP) Torku Şekerspor + 45"
7   Kristijan Đurasek (CRO) Lampre–Merida + 45"
8   Luis León Sánchez (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 47"
9   Adam Hansen (AUS) Lotto–Belisol + 54"
10   Enrico Barbin (ITA) Bardiani–CSF + 1' 04"

Stage 7Edit

3 May 2014 — Kuşadası to İzmir, 136.3 km (84.7 mi)
Stage 7 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale 3h 04' 25"
2   Andrea Guardini (ITA) Astana s.t.
3   Mark Cavendish (GBR)   Omega Pharma–Quick-Step s.t.
4   Kris Boeckmans (BEL) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
5   Theo Bos (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling s.t.
6   Kristian Sbaragli (ITA) MTN–Qhubeka s.t.
7   Ahmet Örken (TUR) Torku Şekerspor s.t.
8   Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
9   Ken Hanson (USA) UnitedHealthcare s.t.
10   Wouter Wippert (NED) Drapac Professional Cycling s.t.
General classification after Stage 7
Rider Team Time
1   Adam Yates (GBR)   Orica–GreenEDGE 27h 51' 22"
2   Rein Taaramäe (EST) Cofidis + 1"
3   Romain Hardy (FRA) Cofidis + 39"
4   Davide Formolo (ITA) Cannondale + 40"
5   Davide Rebellin (ITA) CCC–Polsat–Polkowice + 44"
6   Juan José Cobo (ESP) Torku Şekerspor + 45"
7   Kristijan Đurasek (CRO) Lampre–Merida + 45"
8   Luis León Sánchez (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 47"
9   Adam Hansen (AUS) Lotto–Belisol + 54"
10   Enrico Barbin (ITA) Bardiani–CSF + 1' 04"

Stage 8Edit

4 May 2014 — Istanbul to Istanbul, 121 km (75.2 mi)
 
The stage podium (from left to right): Elia Viviani (2nd), Mark Cavendish (1st) and Andrea Guardini (3rd).
Stage 8 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Mark Cavendish (GBR)   Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 2h 35' 00"
2   Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale s.t.
3   Andrea Guardini (ITA) Astana s.t.
4   Kris Boeckmans (BEL) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
5   Greg Henderson (NZL) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
6   Theo Bos (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling s.t.
7   Aldo Ino Ilešič (SLO) UnitedHealthcare s.t.
8   Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
9   Kristian Sbaragli (ITA) MTN–Qhubeka s.t.
10   Ken Hanson (USA) UnitedHealthcare s.t.
Final General classification
Rider Team Time
1   Adam Yates (GBR)   Orica–GreenEDGE 30h 26' 22"
2   Rein Taaramäe (EST) Cofidis + 5"
3   Romain Hardy (FRA) Cofidis + 39"
4   Davide Formolo (ITA) Cannondale + 40"
5   Davide Rebellin (ITA) CCC–Polsat–Polkowice + 44"
6   Juan José Cobo (ESP) Torku Şekerspor + 45"
7   Kristijan Đurasek (CRO) Lampre–Merida + 45"
8   Luis León Sánchez (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 51"
9   Adam Hansen (AUS) Lotto–Belisol + 58"
10   Enrico Barbin (ITA) Bardiani–CSF + 1' 04"

Classification leadership tableEdit

 
Overall winners on the podium: Cofidis (back row), Mattia Pozzo, Adam Yates, Mark Cavendish and Marc de Maar (front row, from left to right).
Stage Winner General classification
 
Points classification
 
Mountains classification
 
Turkish Beauties classification
 
Teams classification
1 Mark Cavendish Mark Cavendish Mark Cavendish Marc de Maar Fréderique Robert Lampre–Merida
2 Mark Cavendish
3 Rein Taaramäe Rein Taaramäe Rein Taaramäe Mattia Pozzo Cofidis
4 Mark Cavendish
5 Elia Viviani Marc de Maar
6 Adam Yates Adam Yates
7 Elia Viviani
8 Mark Cavendish
Final Adam Yates Mark Cavendish Marc de Maar Mattia Pozzo Cofidis

ReferencesEdit

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  7. ^ "Yates wins stage 6". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 2 May 2014. Retrieved 2 May 2014.
  8. ^ "Viviani beats Cavendish again at the Tour of Turkey". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 3 May 2014. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
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