UAE Team Emirates (Switzerland) - Press Release: British rider takes confident win.
Adam Yates and UAE Team Emirates put on a confident display of strength on the final stage of the Tour de Romandie to take overall victory and seal the 23rd win of the season for the Emirati squad.
Fernando Gaviria (Movistar) took the stage win in a fast sprint on the final straight alongside the lake of Geneva.
UAE Team Emirates also climbed the podium and winners of the team classification to top-off a successful week of racing in Switzerland.
Yates: “First of all I want to say a big thanks to the guys. They controlled the race perfectly today so it’s thanks to them the we won this race. It’s been the perfect week for us with two stage wins and the overall so we can’t ask for much more.We try and win every race we do, so for us in the team it’s fantastic. Now time to rest and build up to the next build goals.”
- Fernando Gaviria (Movistar) 3:58:01
- Nikias Arndt (Bahrain-Victorius) s.t
- Ethan Hayter (Ineos-Grenadiers) s.t
- Adam Yates (UAE Team Emirates) 17:12:47
- Matteo Jorgenson (Movistar) +19’’
- Damiano Caruso (Bahrain-Victorious) +27’’