Adam Yates satisfied with second to Tim Wellens in Montréal

British rider concedes Belgian breakaway partner was the strongest after two-up sprint in Canadian WorldTour race

Adam Yates wins the 2015 Clasica San Sebastian

(Image credit: Watson)

Britain’s Adam Yates (Orica-GreenEdge) had to be satisfied with a second place finish in the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal today after being squarely outsprinted to the line by breakaway partner Tim Wellens (Lotto-Soudal).

The Belgian rider led out the sprint at the end of a thoroughly wet and tortuously hard race but responded capably to Yates’ jump and powered past him for victory in the second of this week’s Canadian WorldTour races.

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