Adam Yates makes professional debut in Tour de San Luis

Adam Yates, Tour de San Luis 2014

Adam Yates debuted in the pro ranks today in a sizzling-hot Tour de San Luis. The 21-year-old British rider finished the first day of the Argentinean stage race safely in the peloton, with the temperatures at 38°C.

Yates, twin brother of Simon Yates, were there to assist team-mate and Orica-GreenEdge sprinter Aidis Kruopis. However, the stage ended with Phillip Gaimon (Garmin-Sharp) taking the win from an escape group, leaving the sprinters to fight it out another day.

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