Mitchelton-Scott pleased with Tour de France team time trial performance as Adam Yates makes up time

Mitchelton-Scott sports director Matt White pleased with good day for the Australian outfit

Adam Yates on stage three of the 2018 Tour de France (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Adam Yates and his Mitchelton-Scott team-mates recovered some of the time losses they suffered on the opening stage crash with a strong performance on the Tour de France stage three team time trial, finishing fourth on the day, nine seconds behind stage winners BMC.

Sports director Matt White was happy but expected the Australian outfit to be mixing it with the stage contenders.

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Paul Knott is a fitness and features writer, who has also presented Cycling Weekly videos as well as contributing to the print magazine as well as online articles.  In 2020 he published his first book, The Official Tour de France Road Cycling Training Guide (Welbeck), a guide designed to help readers improve their cycling performance via cherrypicking from the strategies adopted by the pros.