Adam Blythe marks Tinkoff debut with third place in Australia

British rider Adam Blythe appears on podium in the People's Choice Classic and talks to CW about his role in new team Tinkoff

Adam Blythe already looks at home in Tinkoff kit, having moved to the Russian team from

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Adam Blythe opened his season with new team Tinkoff today at the People's Choice Classic armed with a renewed sense of motivation that helped power the Yorkshireman to third place.

Blythe spearheaded Tinkoff’s assault at the Tour Down Under prelude criterium in Adelaide, South Australia finishing third behind winner Caleb Ewan (Orica-GreenEdge) and Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek-Segafredo).

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Sophie Smith is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and author of Pain & Privilege: Inside Le Tour. She follows the WorldTour circuit, working for British, Australian and US press, and has covered 10 Tours de France.