Tour of Turkey: Kitel won 1st stage. Stepniak 8th

Marcel Kittel (Argos-Shimano) has became the first stage Tour of Turkey. Grzegorz Stępniak finished on 8th position.

In the village of Alanya, the most famous Turkish resort town on the coast of the Turkish Riviera, the race Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey.
This will be the 49th color cycling peloton began racing scenic routes along the southern coast of Turkey to the eight days of competition end the race in the capital – Istanbul.
Before the riders set off on the road first stage of the race, which starts and run, positioned at the same location in Alanya, marked the official presentation of the teams taking part in the race. The central square of the city, the scenery and perfectly prepared with a large number of cycling fans gathered were presented all cycling teams entered for the race.

Presentations began with the teams World Tour, which stood at the start of as many as nine Astana, Bianco Pro Cycling Team, Katusha, Lampre – Merida, Lotto-Belisol, Omega Pharma-Step Qick of Polish Champion Michael Gołasiem, Orica GreenEdge, Argos-Shimano, Saxo -Tinkoff. Subsequently, presented a pro continental team with our CCC Polsat Polkowice (together wystartowało15 teams) and one team hosts Tarku continental team.