Adam Yates vows to attack again in search of Vuelta a España stage win after falling short on stage 15

Young Brit caught with four kilometres remaining on stage 15

The Yates brothers cross the line together on stage 15 of the Vuelta a España

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Adam Yates (Orica-Scott) will be on the attack again in the 2017 Vuelta a España after his bid for victory on the summit finish to Sierra Nevada failed on stage 15.

Yates attacked the group of GC favourites midway in the stage, but when joined by eventual stage winner Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana), he could not stick with the pace.

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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.