Sunday September 3rd, 2017

Stage 15Alcalá la Real / Sierra Nevada. Alto Hoya de la Mora. Monachil

Start 13h49 (Local time)

Armee: “I knew it would be hard”

interview03.09.2017Stage 15- Alcalá la Real / Sierra Nevada. Alto Hoya de la Mora. Monachil

Sander Armée (Lotto Soudal), most aggressive rider: “It was quite fast in the beginning. It was a short stage and a very hard one. I wanted to be at the front so I could get in my own tempo. We hoped it would be a bigger group and a bigger gap before the first climb. I knew it would be hard to stay in front but still I kept my own pace. I managed to get quite far but not far enough. First (Steven) Kruijswijk, (Adam) Yates and (Romain) Bardet joined me. They were quite fast. I could follow them for a few minutes but then it was a bit too steep. When (Miguel Angel) Lopez and (Alberto) Contador caught me, they were really fast and they didn't even look like they were going full gas.”

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