By Fatih Erel
Spain's Eduard Prades has won the 54th Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey on Sunday.
Cyclists rode in the Eurasia tunnel connecting Europe to Asia beneath the Bosphorus Strait.
Eduard Prades, who rides for the Euskadi Basque Country-Murias team, has won the six-stage 950-kilometer (590.3-mile) tour.
Meanwhile, Ireland's Sam Bennett, who rides for the Bora-Hansgrohe team, won the sixth and last 164-kilometer-long (nearly 102 miles) stage, which ended Sunday in Istanbul.
6-stage tour of 950 kilometers
For the second time, the Tour of Turkey is part of the World Tour category.
This year's edition found 20 teams from across the world, including the Turkish national team, race in a 950-kilometer (590.3-mile), six-stage tour.
The Tour of Turkey was broadcasted in more than 120 countries.
Organized by the Turkish Cycling Federation, the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey debuted in 1963 and became an international race two years later.
Some 140 cyclists, 20 teams, including nine "World Tour", were racing in the Tour of Turkey.
This year, the six-day tour started in Konya on Oct. 9.
Stage 1: Konya - Konya / Oct. 9 // 148.4 km
Stage 2: Alanya - Antalya / Oct. 10 // 149.6 km
Stage 3: Fethiye - Marmaris / Oct. 11 // 132.7 km
Stage 4: Marmaris - Selcuk / Oct. 12 // 205.5 km
Stage 5: Selcuk - Manisa / Oct. 13 // 135.7 km
Stage 6: Bursa - Istanbul / Oct. 14 // 164 km
Turkish National Team
Astana Pro Team
Bahrain - Merida
Bmc Racing Team
Bora - Hansgrohe
Burgos - BH
Caja Rural - Seguros RGA
CCC Sprandi Polkowice
Delko Marseille Provence KTM
Euskadi Basque Country - Murias
Gazprom - Rusvelo
Manzana Postobon Team
Quick - Step Floors
Team Katusha Alpecin
Trek - Segafredo
UAE Team Emirates
WB Aqua Protect Veranclassic
Wilier Triestina - Selle Italia