Jakobsen wins Tour of Turkey stage 3

Fabio Jakobsen crosses the line with a Turkish flag in his hand after it caught his hand during the

Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck - QuickStep) basted the opposition to gobble up stage 3 of the Tour of Turkey. The Dutchman beat Sam Bennett (Bora hansgrohe) and Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) to the line in Edremit. Maximiliano Richeze provided a strong leadout for the winner, bringing him to the front inside the final 300 meters after the rest of the Deceuninck team had controlled the peloton as they raced into the finale. Cavendish was well placed but was forced to come around Richeze as he opened his sprint, while Bennett was unable to produce a sprint that had netted him the first two stages. Jakobsen had to survive a late scare when a race flag from the side of the road hit him during the sprint but he stayed upright and capped another excellent day for the Belgian team. Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) finished in fourth. In the overall standings, Bennett ...

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