Friday, April 20, 2012

48th Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey Begins



48th Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey is realized between 22nd-29th april from Alanya to İstanbul.

This year, the tour will star in Alanya and end in İstanbul. Because this year İstanbul is the Capital of Sport in Europe.

This year at the firs time they built a ramp parcour. In Elmalı-Göğübeli the competitors will pass the ramp from 0m to 850metre.

In the world there is 18 professionnal team and 9 team of this 18 professional team will participate our tour.

During the 48.Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey, 25 team and 200 cyclist will participate the competition. The Cycling Tour will be coposed by 8 etape. The cyclists will pedal during totally 1800km.


Stages




Stage 1: Alanya-Alanya (22nd April)

Stage 2: Alanya-Antalya (23rd April)
 

Stage 3: Antalya-Elmalı (Göğübeli) (24th April)

Stage 4: Fethiye-Marmaris (25th April)

Stage 5: Marmaris-Turgutreis (26th April)
 

Stage 6: Bodrum-Kuşadası (27th April)

Stage 7: Kuşadası-İzmir (28th April)

Stage 8: İstanbul-İstanbul (from Europe to Asia)

 

Teams

Professional Teams

Ag2r - La Mondiale (ALM) GreenEdge Cycling (GEC)
Katusha Team (KAT) Lampre - ISD (LAM)
Lotto - Belisol (LTB) OmegaPharma - Quick Step (OPQ)
Pro Team Astana (AST) Rabobank (RAB)
SaxoBank (SAX)

Professional Continental Teams

Accent.jobs - Willems Verandas (ACC) Andalucia (ACG)
Bretagne - Schuller (BSC) Caja Rural (CJR)
Colnago - CSF Inox (COG) Colombia - Coldeportes (COL)
Europcar (EUC) Farnese Vini - Selle Italia (FAR)
Team Argos - Shimano (PRO) Team NetApp (APP)
Team SpiderTech powered by C10 (SPI) Team Type 1 - Sanofi (TT1)
UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling (UHC) Utensilnord - Named (UNA)

Continental Teams

Konya - Torku Seker Spor (KTS)


For more information:  http://www.tourofturkey.org
 

4 comments:

  1. Call me wind because I am blown away by your post!

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  2. @ Lilli, yes, it is an amazing event. You can watch it on Eurosport TV.

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