Simon Yates puts in a commanding display to win stage five of Tirreno-Adriatico 2020

The 2018 Vuelta a España winner is aiming to win the Giro d'Italia in October

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Simon Yates took the queen stage and the leaders jersey at the 2020 Tirreno-Adriatico, finishing on the Sarnano-Sassotetto ahead of Geraint Thomas and Rafał Majka.

Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) went solo with around 4km to go and left the other general classification riders battling behind with Thomas (Ineos Grenadiers), Majka (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Aleksandr Vlasov (Astana) proving to be the best of the rest.

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