Adam, along with twin brother Simon, joined British Cycling’s Olympic Programmes back in 2009. Whilst Simon enjoyed some success on the track, Adam’s main focus has always been the road and in 2013, he finished second in the prestigious Tour de l’Avenir.
In 2014, Adam turned professional and joined the Australian Orica GreenEDGE team. He took the overall win at the Tour of Turkey that year.
In 2015, Yates took his first UCI World Tour victory, winning the one-day Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian.
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Selected Career Highlights to Date
Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian, 1st
Tour of Turkey, 1st overall
Tour de l’Avenir, 2nd overall