Wednesday July 15th, 2015

Stage 11Pau / Cauterets - Vallée de Saint-Savin

Start 12h05 (Local time)

Alberto Contador: «A complicated Tour for me»

interview15.07.2015Stage 11- Pau / Cauterets - Vallée de Saint-Savin

Struggling in the climb to La Pierre St Martin, Alberto Contador fared better in today's stage, but still expects «a complicated Tour».

“Today it went well. I didn't lose any time and Rafal went into the break to snatch victory. The real problem today was the heat. All the bodies are worn out and the heat doesn't help. Tomorrow, it will also be hard in the same conditions,” he said.

“Today, I felt better but the body needs time to fully recover, especially when it's that hot. It's true that the legs were better but it's also a pity I don't have the legs I had last year when they were in great shape. It's going to be a difficult, complicated Tour for me. I'm going to try everyday and we'll see what happens. Froome is better than the rest. We can try things tactically but he's the strongest.”

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