Tuesday July 14th, 2015

Stage 10Tarbes / La Pierre-Saint-Martin

Start 12h35 (Local time)

Nairo Quintana: «I'll fight till the end»

interview14.07.2015Stage 10- Tarbes / La Pierre-Saint-Martin

The outcome and my feelings are good but not excellent. We want to raise the tempo at the bottom of the climb to evaluate the level of our rivals. Froome's superiority is implacable. He's stronger than all of us. His rhythm uphill was too high for my abilities of the day. The last climb was hard with a hell of a heat. I'll have to see how my legs and my body will recover from that. I want to keep my position [third overall] and try and build a strategy to make up for the time lost. My chances to take the yellow jersey are reduced a bit but I'll fight till the end. Two years ago we've seen that Froome was less strong at the end. We have to see if one day, he's less inspired. He's human and vulnerable, like everyone. My dream in yellow isn't over yet.

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    Chris Froome is as strong as a lion (nguwu kama samba in Swahili, the language he learnt in his native Kenya). He stormed to victory at La Pierre-Saint-Martin, the first summit of the Tour de France. Not only did he claim his fifth stage victory at the Tour de France but his lieutenant Richie Porte made the double for Team Sky, allowing the duo to start the second Pyrenean stage with the yellow and the polka dot jersey respectively. Froome has literally outclassed Nairo Quintana, Tejay van...

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