Italian Matteo Rabottini of the Farnese Vini team won Thursday's 218.6-kilometer fifth stage of the Tour of Turkey, from Denizli to Fethiye. American Thomas Peterson of Garmin took the overall lead.
Tour of Turkey Stage 5
1. Matteo Rabottini (ITA/FAR) 218.6km in 5:51:25
2. Alexander Efimkin (RUS/TT1) s.t.
3. Enrico Magazzini (ITA/LAM) @ 0:03
4. Thomas Peterson (USA/GR s.t.
5. Thibaut Pinot (FRA/FDJ) s.t.
Tour of Turkey Overall After Stage 5
1. Thomas Peterson (USA/GRM) 22:49:41
2. Cameron Wurf (AUS/LIQ) @ .27
3. Alexander Efimkin (RUS/TT1) @ :29
4. Andrey Zeits (KAZ/AST) @ 1:42
5. Thibaut Pinot (FRA/FDJ) @ 2:02