Tour de France: Confident and consistent Adam Yates targets podium

Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott)

Mitchelton-Scott head into the 2019 Tour de France with Adam Yates as sole team leader for the overall classification. The 26-year-old British rider is hoping improve on his fourth place from 2016. Adam's twin brother Simon Yates enters the race as super-domestique for the tough final week. European champion Matteo Trentin and Daryl Impey receive some freedom to hunt for stage wins along the way. "Goal number one for us is to chase one jersey: yellow. I put in a group of 5 or 6 riders. It's probably the most open editions of the Tour. We want to get him as high up in GC as we can. It's the strongest and most versatile group, with the most depth we ever had. We're not concentrating on the sprints. Stage hunting will come along the way, " team manager Matthew White said after introducing each of his eight riders. Among them ...

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