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.
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.
He missed the 2016 Tour de France after testing positive for the banned substance terbutaline.
He is the twin brother of cyclist Adam Yates.
He was roommates with Chris Froome at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.