ANTALYA

Italian cyclist Giovanni Lonardi was the second-stage victor on Friday in the Tour of Antalya in Turkey’s scenic Mediterranean region. 

Lonardi, 23, from the Bardiani CSF Faizane team, finished Friday’s stage in 4 hours, 16 minutes and 58 seconds.

Gianni Vermeersch of the Alpecin Fenix team was the runner-up, while Kenneth Van Rooy of the Sport Vlaanderan Baloise team came third. 

The second stage was held on a 165-kilometer (102.5 miles) track between Kemer and Antalya.

The next stage on Saturday – the tour’s penultimate day – will be held between the ancient cities of Aspendos and Termessos.

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