Simon Yates

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Birthday
7, 1992
Birthplace
Bury, England
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
7, 1992 (age 27)
Birthplace
Bury, England

About

Road and track racing cyclist who won the young rider classification at the 2017 Tour de France and the general classification at the 2018 Vuelta a España. He has ridden for teams like Mitchelton-Scott and  Orica-GreenEDGE. 

Before Fame

He took up cycling after watching races at the Manchester Velodrome track. At age 18, he was chosen by British Cycling for its Olympic Academy program. 

Trivia

He missed the 2016 Tour de France after testing positive for the banned substance terbutaline. 

Family Life

He is the twin brother of cyclist Adam Yates.

Associated With

He was roommates with Chris Froome at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.