Alpecin-Fenix team’s Jasper Philipsen from Belgium won the sixth leg of the 56th Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey on Friday.
Philipsen, 23, ended the sixth stage in 2 hours, 55 minutes, and 50 seconds at the 129.1-kilometer (80.2-mile) Fethiye-Marmaris track.
“I was disappointed with three 2nd places. I’m super happy to finally win here in Turkey,” Philipsen said over his victory.
Israel Start-Up Nation’s Andre Greipel was second, while Uno-X Pro Cycling Team’s Kristoffer Halvorsen came in third.
Marmaris is a well-known tourist resort on the Mediterranean coast.
The next stage in the Tour of Turkey will be run on Saturday on the 180-kilometer (111.8-mile) Marmaris-Turgutreis track.
The 56th Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey will end on Sunday after the eighth leg.
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