Adam Yates hopes for Tour de Yorkshire win to push for selection to Rio 2016 Olympics

Adam Yates returns to Britain for the Tour de Yorkshire and is targeting the overall win as he pushes for selection to Team GB's squad for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

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Adam Yates is not shy about targeting a tilt at the Olympic Games road race this summer, but first he has to secure his spot on the team for Rio – something he is keen to kickstart at this week’s Tour de Yorkshire.

The 23-year-old is in Britain to compete in the second edition of the Tour de Yorkshire, taking place from April 29 until May 1.

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