Saturday July 20th, 2013

Stage 20Annecy / Annecy - Semnoz

Start 13h40 GMT 2+

Nairo Quintana: "Even better than I expected"

interview20.07.2013Stage 20- Annecy / Annecy - Semnoz

The stage winner, the King of the Mountains, the winner of the youth classification, the second best rider in the 100th Tour... it's no wonder Nairo Quintana is happy after stage 20.

"I do not believe it. I am very happy, and I must thank all my team-mates who worked today but also throughout the Tour. I think especially my director José Luis Arrieta, who always had to make the right choices. Today we controlled the race well, everyone knew what he had to do, and was perfectly done.

“It's great, even better than what I expected.

“It's a special day for Colombia, especially since it is the national holiday. I think of course, about my family and friends who are there. The former Colombian riders have marked the history of cycling, but we are a new generation, who saw something important today.”

Stage 20 Annecy / Annecy - Semnoz

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These five riders have won sprint stages of the 100th Tour de France. Of these five, who do you think will win in Paris?

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  • Simon Gerrans1.08%
  • Mark Cavendish54.21%
  • André Greipel5.5%
  • Peter Sagan24.28%
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