Tirreno-Adriatico
Stage 5: Esanatoglia to Terminillo - Stage Details

2014 Tour of Turkey champion Adam Yates has put in a phenomenal ride to finish seventh on the queen stage of Tirreno-Adriatico and move into sixth overall.

Yates traded punches with some of the biggest names in cycling on the decisive climb on stage five, finishing in a small group 55seconds behind solo winner Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team).

The performance moves the 22-year-old into sixth place overall, one minute and four seconds behind Quintana, who moved into the race lead with today’s victory.

“It was going to be a big test as the first long climb of the season,” sport director Matt White said.

“For Adam to finish in the group that he did, amongst the world’s best climbers, is a very good indication that his winter preparation has gone exactly how we wanted it to.”

Read the full report here.

Results

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Nairo Quintana (COL) - Movistar Team 5:26:03
2 Bauke Mollema (NED) - Trek Factory Racing 0:00:41
3 Joaquim Rodriguez (SPA) - Team Katusha 0:00:55
4 Rigoberto Uran (COL) - Etixx - Quick-Step 0:00:55
5 Alberto Contador (SPA) - Tinkoff-Saxo 0:00:55
6 Thibaut Pinot (FRA) - FDJ.fr 0:00:55
7 Adam Yates (GBR) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:00:55
8 Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) - AG2R La Mondiale 0:00:55
9 Przemyslaw Niemiec (POL) - Lampre-Merida 0:01:05
10 Damiano Caruso (ITA) - BMC Racing Team 0:01:10
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
7 Adam Yates (GBR) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:00:55
24 Ivan Santaromita (ITA) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:02:34
67 Luke Durbridge (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:17:11
102 Mathew Hayman (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:20:45
107 Michael Hepburn (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:20:54
137 Magnus Cort Nielsen (DEN) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:28:09
145 Jens Mouris (NED) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:28:20