New swagger has Simon Yates looking to Giro d’Italia with total confidence

10 May 2019 04:29
• Yates lost out badly to Chris Froome in last year’s Giro• ‘If I was in my rivals’ position, I would be scared’A supremely confident Simon Yates, the winner of cycling’s last Grand Tour, the Vuelta a España, starts the Giro d’Italia in Bologna on Saturday hellbent on revenge for his humiliation in the race a year ago.“I’ve been thinking about this race for almost 12 months now,” Yates said. “I’ve been very dedicated, very focused about it. If I was in my rivals’ position, I would be scared. I would be shitting myself.” Related: Dave Brailsford ‘buzzing’ to unleash Geoghegan Hart and Sivakov on Giro Related: Youth and potential puts Simon Yates at head of cycling's next generation | William Fotheringham Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian