Sunday September 3rd, 2017

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

Start 13h49 (Local time)

Contador: “We have to be brave, to try”

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

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo): “We have to be brave, to try. It's true that Sky have a very strong team, it was difficult. I knew it was risky but I wanted to try and see what could happen. In the end it was too long for me but you can't have regrets on what you've done. That's my style of racing. We drove the race, we pulled hard and in the end I paid it. One has to ride in a way that appeals him. I enjoy myself like that. I've lost time but the important thing now is to recover. The last week is to be enjoyed, nothing changes. To be in the bunch is hard for me. I was in a good company (with Miguel Angel Lopez) but maybe I was too generous in the first half.”

  • Superman Lopez strikes again

    Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) claimed a second stage victory at La Vuelta 2017, on Sunday atop the alto Hoya de la Mora. The young Colombian dominated the last climb of an action-packed day to get back to Adam Yates (Orica-Scott) and solo away to victory ahead of Ilnur Zakarin (Katusha-Alpecin) and Wilco Kelderman (Team Sunweb). Fifth of stage 15, Chris Froome (Team Sky) retains the red jersey and gains six seconds on Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) on the eve of the rest day. Lopez, who...

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