Adam Yates heads back to Tour de France to 'rectify disappointing 2018'

Adam Yates heads back to Tour de France to 'rectify disappointing 2018'

Joe Robinson 5 Mar 2019 After failing to impress in 2018, Yates and Mitchelton-Scott believe this year's route could suit his capabilities Adam Yates has confirmed that he will head to the Tour de France in July looking to 'rectify' mistakes from last year's race that saw him finish a disappointing 29th on general classification. The Mitchelton-Scott rider was unable to repeat his fourth-place and white young rider's jersey from 2016, eventually tumbling from ninth overall following two consecutive tough days in the Alps. The 26-year-old then returned to the Vuelta a Espana , acting as a key domestique towards twin brother Simon's eventual victory, but was unable to make an impact on GC himself. Yates has already opened his account with a powerful stage victory over World Champion Alejandro Valverde at the Volta a la Valenciana last month. Next up is Tirreno-Adriatico, which starts next week, and while Yates ...

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