Tuesday September 5th, 2017

Stage 16Circuito de Navarra / Logroño

Start 13h32 (Local time)

Froome: "The race is not over"

interview05.09.2017Stage 16- Circuito de Navarra / Logroño

Chris Froome (Team Sky), stage winner and overall leader: “I was just riding at the speed that I thought best. I wasn't really getting that many time checks from the car so I didn't really know where I was. I presumed it was probably not good news so I was a bit worried half-way through but only coming in the last 6-7km I found out I was on track to fight for the stage. It's a big relief and obviously I'm super happy to be in this position. That's an amazing feeling to extend my lead and to be in this position. The race is not over. I'm gonna have to fight every day. Tomorrow is gonna be brutal. Los Machucos will be a war. But for today I just want to say a massive thank you to the support structure of Team Sky. It's a huge part of what I'm able to do.”

 

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