Adam Yates confirms participation in 2019 Tour de France

Adam Yates wins stage 4 of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

Adam Yates has confirmed that he will return to the Tour de France this season with the aim of challenging for a place on the final podium in Paris. The Mitchelton-Scott rider finished fourth overall and won the white jersey of best young rider in 2016 but endured a disappointing race last year, reaching Paris in 29th place overall. He later revealed to Cyclingnews that he and the Mitchelton-Scott team "messed up a little bit with nutritional stuff". He is keen to put things right come July. "I’m super excited to go back to the Tour this year. Last year we made some mistakes that cost us and it was a big disappointment, so it’ll be good to go back and rectify that," Yates said in a statement released by Mitchelton-Scott on Tuesday. "Even though I’ve got earlier races/targets coming up, in the back of my mind everything I’m doing ...

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