Wednesday July 17th, 2013

Stage 17Embrun / Chorges

Start 10h15 GMT 2+

Nairo Quintana: It is both exciting and challenging

interview17.07.2013Stage 17- Embrun / Chorges

After finishing 1'11» behind Froome in stage 17, Nairo Quintana moves up another place on general classification. Next stop: Alpe d'Huez.

"I had a good race against the clock, because it is a course that suited me well. It was one of the most important time trial of my life, but perhaps not the best. I felt good, but I was a little tired from yesterday's stage.
Tomorrow's stage to Alpe d'Huez will be decisive. It is both exciting and challenging. For the moment I do not know anything about this place, I've never been there. I'll try to approach it with tranquillity. My goal is to keep me where I am, that is to say to defend my white jersey against Kwiatkowski, and try to fight with the race favourites.”

Stage 17 Embrun / Chorges

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