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54th Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey

Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey is a professional road bicycle racing stage race held annually in Turkey, now in world tour category. 54th Tour of Turkey will be organized under 6 stages between 9-14 October 2018.

Tour of Turkey (2018)

Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey is also known as TUR, organized traditionally by Turkish Cycling Federation every year. The tour started in 1963 as the Marmara Tour, gained an international status for the first time in 1965 and was included within the sponsorship of Presidential Office in 1966.

The high level competition features world renowned cyclists and teams that compete during six stages.

Every year, thousands of sports fans come to Turkey especially to witness professional competition and to be a part of this event.


Stages of the Tour of Turkey

Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey (TUR) will start the day with the following stages and start times;

  • Stage 1: 09 October 2018 Konya-Konya (149.7 km)
  • Stage 2: 10 October 2018 Alanya-Antalya (154.1 km)
  • Stage 3: 11 October 2018 Fethiye-Marmaris (137 km)
  • Stage 4: 12 October 2018 Marmaris-Selcuk (206.7 km)
  • Stage 5: 13 October 2018 Selcuk-Manisa (136.5 km)
  • Stage 6: 14 October 2018 Bursa-Istanbul (166 km)

TUR used to take place around April until its 53rd edition.

In 2017 the event became a part of the UCI World Tour, so organisers moved the dates to October to prevent overlaps with other international cycling events.

For more details, please visit the www.tourofturkey.org.tr


Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey

Presidential Cycling Tour, Turkey


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