Tom Pidcock and Adam Yates to ride Vuelta a Espana for Ineos


Olympic mountain bike gold medallist Tom Pidcock will race in the Vuelta a Espana for Ineos Grenadiers alongside fellow Briton Adam Yates.

Yates, 29, will be racing the 10th Grand Tour of his career.

The race begins in Burgos and covers 21 stages before finishing on 5 September.

Pidcock’s long-term coach at Ineos, Kurt Bogaerts, called his mountain bike cross-country gold “mission impossible” because it came less than two months after the cyclist broke his collarbone in training.

The Leeds-born athlete has won world titles in cyclo-cross, road and mountain bike events at under-23 and under-18 level.

He and Yates will be racing alongside Ineos’ former Tour de France winner and current Giro d’Italia champion Egan Bernal, Olympic road race champion Richard Carapaz, Jhonatan Narvaez, Salvatore Puccio, Pavel Sivakov and Dylan van Baarle.

Around the BBC iPlayer bannerAround the BBC iPlayer footer

Articles You May Like

Tiger (foot) ready for ‘Match,’ thankful for cart
Thompson’s 5 goals tie Sabres’ single-game high
49ers’ Garoppolo has broken foot, out for season
UFC 286 announced for London in March ’23
“We Need To Think About How To Bat Against…”: Rohit Sharma On Defeat Against Bangladesh In 1st ODI

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.