Gabrovski claims historic win
ANTALYAIvailo Gabrovski, of the Turkish team Konya Torku Şeker Spor, won the third stage of the Presidential Tour of Cycling also known as Tour of Turkey, yesterday.
The Bulgarian won the daunting 152-kilometer climbing stage from Antalya to Elmalı with a time of 4:21:10, some 1:33 ahead of second place riders Alexandr Dyachenko and Dnail Petrov.
It is the first win for a Turkish team in the Tour of Turkey.
Gabrovski rose to the top of the general classifications and will start tomorrow’s race stage wearing the turquoise jersey.
The 132-kilometer long fourth stage will be run from Fethiye to Marmaris today. The Tour will end with the eighth stage in Istanbul on Sunday.