Simone Consonni rode the right path, worked his way through and showed strong legs: the ingredients needed for a sprint. He shot to third place today in the second stage of the Tour of Turkey, from Alanya to Antalya at 154.1km. The race arrived in a compact group for the finish in Antalya after the group pulled in the final escape group of four men at 10 km from remaining.
Consonni found good position to launch his sprint, arriving behind the winner Sam Bennett and Alvaro Hodeg. Bennett took over the overall lead, Consonni sits fourth at 12″.