Adam Yates among the injured in crash-marred opener at Volta a Catalunya

Adam Yates crashes on stage 1 at Volta a Catalunya
Adam Yates crashes on stage 1 at Volta a Catalunya (Image credit: Getty Images)

Adam Yates (UAE Team Emirates) was among the injured list of riders who crashed in the finale of stage 1 at the Volta a Catalunya into Sant Feliu de Guíxols on Monday.

Yates got back on his bike and finished the 164.6km stage more than ten minutes behind the day's winner Primož Rogič (Jumbo-Visma) and runner-up Remco Evenepoel (Soudal-QuickStep), effectively ending his bid for a top place in the overall classification at the seven-day race.

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Kirsten Frattini
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Kirsten has a background in Kinesiology and Health Science. She has been involved in cycling from the community and grassroots level to professional cycling's biggest races, reporting on the WorldTour, Spring Classics, Tours de France, World Championships and Olympic Games.

She began her sports journalism career with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. In 2018, Kirsten became Women's Editor – overseeing the content strategy, race coverage and growth of women's professional cycling – before becoming Deputy Editor in 2023.