Constantino Parente: Simon Yates celebrates Vuelta a Espana glory in Madrid and follows Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas in a Brit Grand Slam

SIMON YATES completed a stunning year for Britain’s cyclists he celebrated Vuelta a Espana victory in Madrid.

The 26-year-old rode home safely to clinch an incredible hat-tricks of cycling’s three Grand Tours.

Simon Yates rode home safely in Madrid to clinch the Vuelta a Espana title
Simon Yates rode home safely in Madrid to clinch the Vuelta a Espana title
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Simon Yates celebrated winning La Vuelta in the final stage in Madrid
Simon Yates celebrated winning La Vuelta in the final stage in Madrid
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Chris Froome won the Giro d’Italian in May and Geraint Thomas clinched the Tour de France in July.

It has made Britain the first country to win all three Grand Tours with three different riders.

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