TOUR OF TURKEY: MANUEL BELLETTI ONE STEP AWAY FROM THE PODIUM

10th, 6th, 4th. Manuel Belletti keeps on going better stage after stage getting always more confidence in the mass sprints of this Tour of Turkey that has offered today the first climbs in the stage that was ending in the beautiful scenario of Marmaris.

On the last KOM of the day the peloton has lost many units after that all along the stage the jerseys of the team Wilier Triestina – Selle Italia were in the head of the chase of the breakaway especially with Alex Turrin and Miguel Eduardo Florez.

On the final climb Yonder Godoy and Daniel Felipe Martinez have never left the front positions and on the descent Manuel Belletti has found time to prepare the sprint that he ended in 4th place losing the podium only at the photofinish.

Tomorrow in Selcuk there is gonna be the first and only uphill finish of this edition of the Tour of Turkey

STAGE RESULTS

1 Sam Bennett
2 Edward Theuns
3 Simone Consonni

4 Manuel Belletti
15 Yonder Godoy
26 Daniel Felipe Martinez
30 Liam Bertazzo
43 Ilia Koshevoy
49 Miguel Eduardo Florez 11″
76 Alberto Cecchin 3’37”
82 Alex Turrin 6’19”

GENERAL CLASSIFICATION

1 Sam Bennett
2 Edward Theuns 14″
3 Simone Consonni 26″

8 Manuel Belletti 30″
23 Yonder Godoy 32″
39 Miguel Eduardo Florez 43″
41 Daniel Felipe Martinez
45 Ilia Koshevoy
65 Liam Bertazzo 2’51”
77 Alberto Cecchin 6’28”
79 Alex Turrin 7’26”

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