SIMON YATES


Nationality: GBR
Birth date: 07-08-1992

Team History


2017: ORICA - SCOTT
2016: ORICA - AIS
2015: ORICA - AIS

News

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: I came back from real heartbreak

Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates has confirmed his overall victory at the Vuelta a España by crossing the finish line with the peloton. Read more...

Simon Yates confirms victory at Vuelta a España, Elia Viviani takes last stage victory

Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) has taken the victory at the last stage of the Vuelta a España, Simon Yates became the champion of the race. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: I just tried to ride at my own rhythm

Simon Yates has finished the penultimate stage of the Vuelta a España as the leader of the General Classification after crossing the finish line of the stage in third position. Read more...

Enric Mas takes stage victory and climbs to Vuelta a España podium, Yates consolidates GC victory

Enric Mas (Quick-Step Floors) took the victory at the 20th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Thibaut Pinot triumphs at La Rabassa, Simon Yates extends GC lead in Vuelta a España

Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) has taken the victory at the 19th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Simon Yates to lead Team GB at World Championships

Current Vuelta a España leader Simon Yates will captain the team of Great Britain at the upcoming World Championships. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: We expect aggressive, attacking racing from Valverde and Movistar

Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates was 17th at the finish line of the 17th stage of the Vuelta a España and managed to keep his lead on the General Classification. Read more...

Michael Woods takes first victory in a grand tour, Simon Yates keeps GC lead at Vuelta a España

EF Education First's Michael Woods has taken the victory at the 17th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: Thirty-three seconds over Valverde is not that much

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has extended his lead at the general classification of the Vuelta a España after a good performance on the day's individual time trial. Read more...

Rohan Dennis celebrates again in Vuelta a España, Simon Yates increases GC lead

BMC Racing Team's Rohan Dennis has taken his second victory at the 2018 Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: There was almost zero cooperation

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) arrived to the end line at Lagos de Covadonga in the third position and extended his lead on the General Classification of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Thibaut Pinot conquers Lagos de Covadonga, Simon Yates extends GC lead at Vuelta a España

Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) has won the 15th stage of the Vuelta a España. The Frenchman attacked at the last climb and crossed the finish line on his own. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: I deserve the Red Jersey more this time

Simon Yates believes he deserves the Red Jersey more now than earlier in this Vuelta a España, after beating all of his rivals for the stage win on Saturday. Read more...

Simon Yates recovers Red Jersey with victory at Les Praeres in Vuelta a España

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has taken the victory of the 14th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: I wasn’t sure if there would be any attacks coming from Valverde

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has kept the lead of the General Classification after finishing the tenth stage with the peloton. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: Being in the leader’s jersey is becoming a little bit familiar now

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has taken the leader's jersey after the ninth stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Ben King wins in La Covatilla, Simon Yates takes GC lead at Vuelta a España

Ben King (Dimension Data) has taken his second victory in the 2018 Vuelta a España. The rider attacked with 18 kilometres to go and crossed the finish line on his own. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: I don’t really know what I was doing

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) attacked from the favourites' group at the last kilometres of the fourth stage at the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Simon Yates leads Mitchelton-Scott's GC aspirations at Vuelta a España, Matteo Trentin goes for stage victories

Simon Yates is set to lead a strong and versatile team for the Vuelta a España. Mitchelton-Scott will not only fight for a good GC position, but also for stages. Read more...

Adam Yates to support his brother Simon at Vuelta a España

Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) is set to join his brother Simon at the upcoming Vuelta a España. Read more...

Simon Yates leads Mitchelton-Scott at Tour de Pologne

Mitchelton-Scott is set to start in the Tour de Pologne with Simon Yates as the GC leader. The Briton will be accompanied by strong riders that can fight for a stage victory. Read more...

Yates brothers to stay at Mitchelton-Scott for two more seasons

Simon and Adam Yates have renewed their contracts with Mitchelton-Scott for the next two seasons. Read more...

Yates collapses, Chris Froome attacks and tops GC at Giro d'Italia

Chris Froome (Team Sky) has conquered his second stage victory at the 2018 Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: I'm still in front and that's better than being behind

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has kept the Pink Jersey for another day but has lost half of the advantage that he had on Tom Dumoulin ahead of another climbing day. Read more...

Schachmann wins stage, Tom Dumoulin cuts gap with Simon Yates in half

Maximilian Schachmann has won the 18th stage of the Giro d'Italia. A late attack of Chris Froome and Tom Dumoulin made Simon Yates lose 28 seconds in the General Classification. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: I hope everyone is tired because I'm tired

Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates has finished the 17th stage of the Giro d'Italia still wearing the Pink Jersey but regretting that the day was so fast and tiring. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: I'm really surprised that I kept the Pink Jersey

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has been able to control the losses on the Individual Time Trial of the 16th stage at the Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Rohan Dennis wins second Giro d'Italia TT, Tom Dumoulin reduces gap with Simon Yates

Rohan Dennis (BMC) was the fastest man at the Individual Time Trial of the 16th stage of the Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: These were the hardest 15 kilometres of my life

Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates sits in first position of the General Classification, more than two minutes ahead of Tom Dumoulin, hoping that this will be enough for the victory. Read more...

Simon Yates makes it three at Giro d'Italia

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has taken his third stage victory at the 2018 Giro d'Italia. The Briton attacked with 18 kilometres remaining of the stage. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: I'm happy and disappointed at the same time

Simon Yates was second on the 14th stage of the Giro d'Italia. The rider couldn't get the victory but got some time on his direct rivals in the General Classification. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: Tomorrow I don't expect big gaps

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) finished the 13th stage of the Giro d'Italia wearing the Pink Jersey and looking forward to the difficult day that is coming. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: A lot of guys were underestimating the final there

Simon Yates of Mitchelton-Scott survived yet another day in the Pink Jersey but admitted that it had been a rather difficult day. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: I gave everything to get some time but it was a small gain

Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates has won his second stage at the 2018 edition of the Giro d'Italia, but he thinks the efforts of the day were not good enough. Read more...

Simon Yates takes second victory at 2018 Giro d'Italia

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has won the 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia. The rider took his second victory at this edition of the race after a late attack. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: More than seconds, I need to get minutes on Tom Dumoulin

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has finished another stage in the Pink Jersey and though today was a disappointing day for his team, he made the best of it. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates praises teammates after stage 9 victory

Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates has extended his GC lead by taking the victory of a stage in which other favourites showed their weaknesses. Read more...

Simon Yates extends GC lead with stage victory, Froome and Aru lose more than a minute

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has won the ninth stage of the Giro d'Italia. Favourites like Chris Froome and Fabio Aru lost more than one minute at the day's summit finale. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: Tomorrow is a more difficult climb

Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates has survived another day in the Pink Jersey, finishing safely in the group of favorites at the end of stage 8. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: I don't like labels like leader or captain

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has managed to keep the Pink Jersey by finishing well protected by his team, though he doesn't consider himself the leader of the roster. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: I told Chaves he could take the stage victory

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) attacked from the favourites group in the last kilometres, creating a gap big enough to take the Pink Jersey. Read more...

Dream stage for Mitchelton-Scott as Yates conquers Pink and Chaves takes victory

Mitchelton-Scott has had a successful day at the Giro d'Italia with Esteban Chaves winning the stage and Simon Yates finishing second to take the Pink Jersey. Read more...

Esteban Chaves and Simon Yates to lead Mitchelton-Scott in Giro

Former runner-up in the Giro d’Italia Johan Esteban Chaves will lead Mitchelton Scott in the Italian Grand Tour this year. He will share the leadership with Simon Yates. Read more...

Celebration for Simon Yates and Alejandro Valverde in Volta a Catalunya

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) took the victory at the last stage of the Volta a Catalunya while Alejandro Valverde got the overall win of the race. Read more...

Simon Yates takes Queen Stage victory and leads GC at Paris-Nice

Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates was the strongest man at the Queen Stage of Paris-Nice. The Briton crossed the finish line on his own after launching a last kilometre attack. Read more...

Adam Yates to the 2018 Tour de France, Simon and Chaves do Giro and Vuelta

Orica-Scott has announced that Adam Yates will return to the 2018 Tour de France while his brother Simon will share leadership with Esteban Chaves in the other grand tours. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Orica-Scott's Neil Stephens: We're in a good position

Orica-Scott Sports Director Neil Stephens believes that everything is going according to plan as all three of the team's leaders continue to compete for the overall classification. Read more...

Yates brothers and Esteban Chaves lead Orica-Scott in Vuelta a España

Orica-Scott has announced a strong squad for the upcoming Vuelta a España, with the Yates brothers and Esteban Chaves all set to have a go at the general classification. Read more...

Tour de France - Simon Yates glad to take White Jersey a year after his brother

One year ago, Adam Yates wore the White Jersey of the Young Classification of the Tour de France. Now it's the turn of his twin brother, Simon. Read more...

Tour de France odds: So, what do the bookmakers say?

First the first rest day behind us, all eyes are back on the peloton today for the tenth stage of the Tour de France. But, what do bookmakers make of what has happened so far? Read more...




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