· Emirati squad welcomes British rider on 3-year deal
Adam Yates has put pen to paper on a new contract to join UAE Team Emirates as part of a three-year deal which will see him with the squad through to the end of 2025.
The 30-year-old climbing specialist from Bury in England holds 18 professional victories to his name among them triumphs at the Deutschland Tour, Vuelta Catalunya, UAE Tour, 2 x Top Five Tour de France results, and also in important one-day races such as the San Sebastian Classic. His climbing talents will no doubt reinforce the teams GC ambitions in races going forward.
Adam Yates : “I’m really excited to join UAE Team Emirates. I have seen the growth of the team over the years and the opportunity to join was one that I could not turn down. I feel that I’m entering my peak years as a rider and the team will get the best out of me. I look forward to riding with many of the top riders in the world and to contribute to the team becoming number one in the world.”
Mauro Gianetti (Team Principal & CEO): “We are very pleased to welcome Adam into our team for the coming years. His ability to win and achieve top results across a wide variety of races is very impressive and he has proven to be a consistent talent. We all know he is a rider of great panache and we believe that he will be the right fit for our structure as we continue to reinforce the team for the coming years.”