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The German cyclist Max Kanter wins the 2nd stage of the Tour of Türkiye

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German cyclist Max Kanter claimed victory on the second stage of the Tour of Türkiye on Monday.

Kanter, 26, of Team Astana Qazaqstan, completed the 190.6-kilometer (118-mile) track in four hours, 43 minutes, and 16 seconds.

Henri Uhlig of Alpecin-Deceuninck came second, while Tobias Andresen of Dsm-Firmenich PostNL finished third.

Uhlig took the Turquoise jersey, worn by the overall classification leader, with a time of seven hours, 39 minutes, and 24 seconds.

The Türkiye Presidential Cycling Tour, the only intercontinental cycling tour in the world, hosts four world tour teams, seven professional teams, 12 continental, and one national team.

The Turkish Cycling Federation has been organizing the ride, formerly known as the Marmara Tour, since 1963. It gained international status in 1965 and was brought under presidential authority in 1966.

Meanwhile, the eight-day cycling event will continue with stage three between the Mediterranean resort towns of Fethiye and Marmaris on Tuesday and finish in Istanbul on April 28.

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