Sunday July 6th, 2014

Stage 2York / Sheffield

Start 11h20 (Local time)

Chris Froome: "I'm tired"

interview06.07.2014Stage 2- York / Sheffield

On the attack in the finale like most other favourites, Tour de France champion Chris Froome admitted he was a bit worn out by two tough days of racing in Yorkshire.

 “Even if I attacked in the finale, my goal was to stay in the front and reach the finish line without a problem. It was a tough day but the support of the crowd was massive. I can tell you I'm tired and I hope everybody else is tired as well.”

  • Shark attack in Sheffield

    The Shark of the Strait, aka Vincenzo Nibali, claimed his first stage victory at the Tour de France as he rode away from the main peloton with 2km to go into stage 2 to Sheffield after surviving all the climbs of West and South Yorkshire. The Italian champion is the new race leader with an advantage of two seconds over Peter Sagan who lost the stage but took the lead in the points classification, which is his main goal this year.

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