Tour of Turkey: GB's Adam Yates keeps lead into last day

Adam Yates

Britain's Adam Yates retains the overall lead going into Sunday's final day of the Tour of Turkey.

The 21-year-old, who rides with the Orica GreenEdge team, leads Estonia's Rein Taaramae by one second.

The eight-day race will conclude with a final 121km stage in Istanbul.

Cannondale's Ella Viviani of Italy won his second stage in three days, beating team-mate Andrea Guardini and Mark Cavendish in a sprint finish to the 136km stage from Kusudasi to Izmir.

Stage result

1. Ella Viviani (Ita/Cannondale), 3hr 04min 25sec

2. Andrea Guardini (Ita/Cannondale) same time

3. Mark Cavendish (GB/Omega) same time

4. Kris Boeckmans (Bel/LTD) same time

5. Theo Bos (Ned/BEL) same time

Overall standings:

1. Adam Yates (GB/Orica) 27hr 51min 22sec

2. Rein Taaramae (Est/Cofidis) at 1sec

3. Romain Hardy (Fra/Cofidis) 39sec

4. Davide Formolo (Ita/Cannondale) 40 sec

5. Davide Rebellin (Ita/CCC Polsat) 44

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