Simon Yates wins Ordiziako Klasika

Clasica Ordizia 2022-Ordiziako Klasika 2022 - 99th Edition - Ordizia Ordizia 165,7 km - 25/07/2022 - Simon Yates (GBR - Team BikeExchange - Jayco) - photo Rafa Gómez /SprintCyclingAgency©2022
Simon Yates wins the Ordiziako Klasika (Image credit: Sprint Cycling Agency)

Simon Yates (BikeExchange-Jayco) made a victorious return to racing on Monday, soling to victory at the Prueba Villafranca - Ordiziako Klasika. 

The British rider hadn't raced since exiting the Giro d'Italia through injury two months ago but, despite missing the Tour de France, kickstarted the second half of his season at the Spanish semi-Classic. 

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.

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