'We’ll celebrate with a bottle of vino’ - Adam Yates claims queen stage and overall lead at the Tour de Romandie

Yates has one day to seal victory

Adam Yates
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Adam Yates won the penultimate stage of the Tour de Romandie atop Thyon 2000 to take the overall lead from his UAE Team Emirates teammate Juan Ayuso.

Yates held off a pursuit from Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) to take the victory in wet conditions, having accelerated out of a select group of favourites 4.5km from the finish. 

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Stephen Puddicombe is a freelance journalist for Cycling Weekly, who regularly contributes to our World Tour racing coverage with race reports, news stories, interviews and features. Outside of cycling, he also enjoys writing about film and TV - but you won't find much of that content embedded into his CW articles.