Simon Yates: Longer climbs of 2019 Vuelta a Espana suit me

Simon Yates liked what he saw when the route of the 2019 Vuelta a Espana was revealed in Alicante on Wednesday evening, saying that the increased number of long climbs suited him better. The Mitchelton-Scott rider claimed his first Grand Tour title when he won the overall classification at this year’s race, beating Enric Mas and Miguel Angel Lopez to take the title.

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