Mark Cavendish wins Tour of Turkey stage seven

Mark Cavendish recovers from being dropped on the final climb to sprint to victory in Izmir, taking his third stage of the race

2015 Stage 7 Tour of Turkey.

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Mark Cavendish recovered from being dropped on the final climb to win the sprint to Izmir and take his third stage of this year's Tour of Turkey.

The Etixx-Quick-Step man can thank his teammates for getting him back into the leading group after the pace forced him to drop back on the category one climb that came in the final 30km.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.