No rest for Tour de France leader Adam Yates ahead of tough mountain stages

Tour de France 2020 - 107th Edition - 5th stage Le Teil - Mont Aigoual 191 km - 03/09/2020 - Adam Yates (GBR - Mitchelton - Scott) - photo POOL Luca Bettini/BettiniPhoto©2020
Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Another day, another yellow jersey - or not. After what was a chaotic stage of racing at the Tour de France, Britain’s Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) sounded even more phlegmatic than usual in his post-stage comments, with the race leader arguing “there were only a few critical moments where you had to be in position”.

Yates seemingly had no problem with the crosswinds racing, finishing ninth on the stage and with his slender three-second advantage over Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) intact.

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