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Adam Yates conquers Green Mountain and the Tour of Oman

Adam Yates conquers Green Mountain and the Tour of Oman

Adam Yates (UAE Team Emirates) arrived in the Sultanate of Oman, saw Jabal Al Akhdhar (Green Mountain) and conquered the Tour of Oman in 2024 with a dominant performance on the legendary climb (5.7km at 10.5%). The British mountaineer, his partner Finn Fisher-Black led the overall standings Before this final fight he went along Jan Hirt (Soudal Quick-Step) when the young New Zealander couldn’t keep up the pace on the last two kilometers of the climb. And no one could resist him when he took off for a double victory: the stage victory and the overall victory.

“It was my first time here, so I didn’t really know what the whole street was like. But if, It was a good experience to be here, “A new race, a new country and coming out victorious,” Yates declared after crossing the finish line at Green Mountain. This was another example of the strength of the UAE team, which included him, Fisher-Black (3rd) and Diego Ulissi (4th). He took a total of three of the top four places. Since the The best Spaniard was Cristian Rodríguez (5.).

Remarkable improvement in Hirt, who had not been on the overall podium since winning the Tour of Oman in 2022, after a discreet final season in the ranks of Quick-Step, while Fisher-Black is on the podium for the second year in a row after the AlUla Tour. It confirms itself as one of the emerging promises in obvious development.

Final results of the Tour of Oman

5th stage

1. Adam Yates (UAE-Team Emirates) 01h49’37’
2. Jan Hirt (Soudal Quick-Step) +11”
3. Huub Hartz (Intermarché-Wanty) +29”

General ranking

1. Adam Yates (UAE-Team Emirates) 14h22’30”
2. Jan Hirt (Soudal Quick – Step) +19”
3. Finn Fisher-Black (UAE Team Emirates) +39”

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