Cycling: Hodeg wins fifth stage in Tour of Turkey
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Hodeg, who rides for Quick Step Floors team, won the 135.7-kilometer-long (84.3-mile) race between Selcuk and Manisa in 3 hours 15
minutes and 12 seconds.
German John Degenkolb, who rides for the Trek–Segafredo team, came in second, while Nathan Haas, an Australian cyclist riding for the Katusha-Alpecin, was third.
This year's edition finds 20 teams from across the world, including the Turkish national team, race in the 950-kilometer (590.3-mile), six-stage tour.
In the world's only cycling tour on two continents, riders will go through in the Eurasia tunnel beneath the Bosphorus Strait.
This year, the six-day tour started in Konya on Oct. 9 and will end in Istanbul on Oct. 14.