Jasper Philipsen sprints the opening stage victory in Turkey


Jasper Philipsen claimed the opening stage in Tour of Turkey after he hold off Gleb Syritsa and Timothy Dupont.

“The team did a really good job,” Philipsen said. “It was really hectic because it was an easier, short day but I think the team had a really good experience out there with Ramon [Sinkeldam] guiding Simon [Dehairs] through at the front.

“I think we were able to stay calm, find the right moment and do a good group lead out for me, so I’m happy to finish it off.”


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