Yates second overall at Avenir
Britain's Adam Yates finished second overall at the prestigious Tour de l'Avenir under-23 race.
The 21-year-old ended the eight-day event 55 seconds down on winner Ruben Fernandez and 12 seconds ahead of third-placed Patrick Konrad, of Austria.
Yates came third on Saturday's seventh and final stage after mounting a late attack on the climb to the summit finish at Plateau des Glieres.
Although he managed to drop Fernandez in the move, he was unable to overhaul his 1min 3sec deficit to the Spaniard.
The final outcome was nevertheless Britain's best result at the race since Robert Millar claimed the runner-up spot in 1982.
Adam's twin brother, Simon, finished tenth overall, having claimed back-to-back wins on stages five and six, with Adam finishing second on stage five to seal a Yates one-two.
The Tour de l'Avenir is the most highly regarded under-23 race on the calendar and is one of the premier proving grounds for up-and-coming stars.
The Yates bothers' impressive performances at this year's event are likely to heighten speculation linking them with moves to professional UCI WorldTour teams ahead of the 2014 campaign.