'When we reached the climb I didn't have anything': Simon Yates admits to 'stinker' in Giro d'Italia stage nine time trial

The Brit lost over three minutes to GC rival Primož Roglič

Simon Yates on stage nine of the Giro d'Italia 2019 (Yuzuru Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) found himself without the requisite power as he climbed into the Republic of San Marino for the finish of stage nine of the Giro d'Italia 2019.

In the 34.8km time trial, he lost 3-11 minutes to stage winner and favourite Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) and 2-06 minutes to Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida).

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