Simon Yates 'wasn't confident' of winning final sprint of Tour de France stage 12

Yates says he'll return to focusing on helping brother Adam in the overall after stage win

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) did not feel so sure about winning the three-up Tour de France sprint to Bagnères-de-Bigorre on stage 12.

The win in the 2019 Tour gives Yates wins in all three Grand Tours, with his wins in the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a España.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.