Yates wins Tour of Turkey

Adam Yates held on for victory in Istanbul Photo: Picture: PA Images

Bury cyclist Adam Yates sealed overall victory in the Tour of Turkey as Mark Cavendish won the final stage in Istanbul.

Yates (Orica-GreenEdge) won Friday's fourth stage to take a lead which proved decisive and sealed victory by five seconds from Estonia's Rein Taaramae (Cofidis).

Manxman Cavendish (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) won his fourth of eight stages ahead of Elia Viviani (Cannodale) on the city circuit of the Turkish capital.