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Adam Yates surpasses twin brother to win opening stage of Tour de France

By- USA NATIONAL POST

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Twin energy helped the 110th Tour de France get underway in Bilbao, Spain, on Saturday with a thrilling 1-2 finish.

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Adam and Simon Yates, twin brothers, took first and second position, respectively, after the stage's conclusion.

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Andy and Frank Schleck were the most recent brothers to do so in 2011.

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The Yates brothers finished the 182 km opening stage just 4 seconds apart, but Adam, riding for UAE Team Emirates, beat Simon, competing for Jayco AlUla.

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Since the 1950s, the Tour has frequently begun in a different nation to provide spectators from other countries the chance to watch the race.

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A total of 176 cyclists will compete in 21 different stages, including two rest days, one individual time trial, eight flat stages, eight mountain stages, and four difficult stages. On Sunday, July 23, the race will come to a close on the Champs-Élysées in Paris.

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The next leg of the illustrious cycling competition, the Tour, will now leave Vitoria-Gasteiz and travel to Saint-Sébastien.