Felix Grossschartner claims stage five victory and overall lead in Tour of Turkey 2019

The Austrian has a 19 second advantage going into the final stage

Felix Grossschartner wins stage five of the 2019 Tour of Turkey (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

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Felix Grossschartner (Bora-Hansgrohe) took the stage five victory and overall lead in the Tour of Turkey 2019, after an attritional summit finish in inclement weather.

The Austrian is 19 seconds ahead of second place Valerio Conti (UAE Team Emirates) heading into the final stage, with the race now Grossschartner's to lose.

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