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Greg Van Avermaet puts Tour de Yorkshire-winning ride on Strava

Olympic champion finished second on Sunday's final stage - and clinched the overall ...

As you may know, Greg Van Avermaet is a long-time user of Strava – his 2016 gold medal-winning ride in the road race at the Rio Olympics got more kudos than any other activity on the social network that year.

Now, he’s posted his latest success – Sunday’s fourth and concluding stage of the Tour de Yorkshire where the BMC Racing rider led the chasing group home behind escapee Stephane Rossetto of Cofidis to clinch the overall title.

> Tour de Yorkshire: Stephane Rossetto wins stage with storming solo attack, Greg Van Avermaet takes the overall title

Van Avermaet bagged some KOMs on Strava his way to the win in a performance that puts down a marker for the UCI Road World Championships to be held in Yorkshire in September 2019.

Find his full post of Tour de Yorkshire Stage 4 from Halifax to Leeeds on Strava here.

Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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