Tirreno-Adriatico: Adam Yates wins stage 5

Adam Yates wins stage 5 at Tirreno-Adriatico

Adam Yates ( Mitchelton-Scott ) took his first win of the season in Filottrano on stage 5 of Tirreno-Adriatico . Seven seconds later, Team Sky's Michał Kwiatkowski finished third behind Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe), with the Pole taking over the race lead. Kwiatkowski's advantage over second-place on GC Damiano Caruso (BMC Racing) is three seconds, while Mikel Landa (Movistar) lies in third, 23 seconds down. With tomorrow's stage one for the sprinters, expect Tuesday's time trial in San Benedetto del Tronto to be decisive for the GC battle. As for today's stage, Yates had struck out alone on the Muro di Filottrano 5km from the finish. He looked the strongest by some distance on the climb and despite the efforts of Bora-Hansgrohe, as well as brief attacks from Landa and Alexey Lutsenko (Astana), he wasn't in danger of being caught. Yates' solo victory is the second in two days for the ...

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