Open main menu

2018 Presidential Tour of Turkey

The 2018 Presidential Tour of Turkey was a road cycling stage race that took place between 9 and 14 October 2018 in Turkey. It was be the 54th edition of the Presidential Tour of Turkey and the thirty-fifth event of the 2018 UCI World Tour.[2][3] It was won by Eduard Prades of Euskadi–Murias.[4]

2018 Presidential Tour of Turkey
2018 UCI World Tour, race 35 of 37
Race details
Dates9–14 October 2018
Stages6
Distance948.6[1] km (589.4 mi)
Winning time22h 26' 16"
Results
  Winner  Eduard Prades (ESP) (Euskadi–Murias)
  Second  Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ) (Astana)
  Third  Nathan Haas (AUS) (Team Katusha–Alpecin)
← 2017
2019 →

TeamsEdit

RouteEdit

Stage characteristics and winners[6][7][8]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Stage winner
1 9 October Konya to Konya 150 km (93 mi)   Flat stage   Maximiliano Richeze (ARG)
2 10 October Alanya to Antalya 154.1 km (95.8 mi)   Flat stage   Sam Bennett (IRL)
3 11 October Fethiye to Marmaris 137.2 km (85.3 mi)   Medium mountain stage   Sam Bennett (IRL)
4 12 October Marmaris to Selçuk 206.9 km (128.6 mi)   Hilly stage   Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ)
5 13 October Selçuk to Manisa 137.3 km (85.3 mi)   Flat stage   Álvaro Hodeg (COL)
6 14 October Bursa to Istanbul 166.7 km (103.6 mi)   Flat stage   Sam Bennett (IRL)

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[6][4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Eduard Prades (ESP)   Euskadi–Murias 22h 26' 16"
2   Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ) Astana s.t.
3   Nathan Haas (AUS) Team Katusha–Alpecin + 4"
4   Diego Ulissi (ITA) UAE Team Emirates s.t.
5   Fabio Felline (ITA) Trek–Segafredo + 9"
6   Ruben Guerreiro (POR) Trek–Segafredo + 10"
7   Delio Fernández (ESP) Delko–Marseille Provence KTM s.t.
8   Matteo Fabbro (ITA) Team Katusha–Alpecin s.t.
9   Mauro Finetto (ITA) Delko–Marseille Provence KTM s.t.
10   Nicolas Roche (IRL) BMC Racing Team s.t.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Presidential Tour of Turkey (HC)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 7 March 2019.
  2. ^ "UCI announces 2018 road calendar". Cycling News. Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  3. ^ "2018 UCI WorldTour calendar unveiled". Velon. Archived from the original on 25 September 2017. Retrieved 20 October 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Tour of Turkey: Prades snatches overall victory from Lutsenko". Cycling News. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  5. ^ "2018 Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey - Startlist". FirstCycling. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  6. ^ a b "2018 Presidential Tour of Turkey (World Tour)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  7. ^ "Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey 2018". Cycling News. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  8. ^ "2018 Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey - Stages". FirstCycling. Retrieved 11 March 2019.