Simon Yates (cyclist)
British road and track racing cyclist
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Simon Philip Yates is a British road and track racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Mitchelton–Scott. His twin brother is Adam Yates, who is also a cyclist for the same team. He won the gold medal in the points race at the 2013 Track Cycling World Championships. Following a doping ban in 2016, he won the young rider classification in the 2017 Tour de France and the general classification in the 2018 Vuelta a España. Yates has also won multiple stages at each of cycling's three grand tours.
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Snow-covered mountains await epic battle of the Britons - Giro d'Italia previewGeraint Thomas' battle with Simon Yates in a three-week Grand Tour in which they must cover nearly 3,500km across Italy will be a fascinating spectacle.
Adam and Simon Yates to split Tour de France and Giro d'Italia racesAdam Yates will race in this year's Tour de France and his brother Simon will compete in the Giro d'Italia, according to their Mitchelton-Scott team.
Tour de France 2019: Simon Yates wins stage 15 as Geraint Thomas gains timeBritain's Simon Yates claims a second Tour de France stage win as defending champion Geraint Thomas reduces Julian Alaphilippe's lead.
Simon Yates wins stage as Thomas gains time in Tour de FranceBritain's Simon Yates claims a second Tour de France stage win as defending champion Geraint Thomas reduces Julian Alaphilippe's lead.
Tour de France: Simon Yates claims maiden stage winBritain's Simon Yates claims a maiden Tour de France victory on stage 12 from Toulouse to Bagneres-de-Bigorre.