Omar Fraile (Dimension Data): “I'd already been feeling better in the past few days and I wanted to do something today. I think I can be happy with that second place, because I was about to go home a few days ago. Today Tomasz (Marczynski) was the strongest and we have to congratulate him. It's being a very unlucky La Vuelta (five riders from Dimension Data have already abandoned) and I also wanted to win to lift up the spirits in the team. I've tried, but we're really unlucky. To be only four riders is a big blow to the moral, but now I feel strong and at home so I'll try.”
Fraile: “I wanted to win to lift up the spirits in the team”
interview31.08.2017Stage 12- Motril / Antequera. Los Dólmenes
Already winner of stage 6, Tomasz Marczynski (Lotto Soudal) led another victorious breakaway on stage 12 of La Vuelta. The Polish rider dropped all his companions in the last climb of the day to solo to the win at Antequera, on Thursday. Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) enjoyed that same climb to go on the move again… and Chris Froome (Team Sky) crashed twice in the following downhill. The British rider will spend a 10th consecutive day in red tomorrow but he lost 20 seconds to Vincenzo...
Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana), best young rider: “We were going very fast in the downhill, with our team we were right behind the riders from Team Sky. I moved past him (Chris Froome) when he lost control of his bike and then I didn't see what was happening. These things happen in a race. Today I was again with the favorites in the last climb and I'll keep going day by day, let's see how the legs do. I enjoy being the best young rider of La Vuelta. I enjoyed watching riders from the Tour and...
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