Friday September 8th, 2017

Stage 19Caso. Parque Natural de Redes / Gijón

Start 13h50 (Local time)

Froome: “Tomorrow, we can expect fireworks from the start”

interview08.09.2017Stage 19- Caso. Parque Natural de Redes / Gijón

Chris Froome (Team Sky), overall leader: “(Alberto) Contador certainly can't be blamed for the lack of trying. In every stage, he's been attacking and today was exactly the same. For me, it was about trying to save as much energy as possible for tomorrow and get through the day without much issues, so I'm happy to let the day behind us and focus on tomorrow. Angliru is going to be rude, but it's an explosive and short stage, so we can expect fireworks from the start. There's some though climbs before the Angliru. Everybody is tired at this point of the race, but I feel good”

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    With a route designed for attackers, Thomas De Gendt (Lotto Soudal) enjoyed stage 19 of La Vuelta 2017 to snatch a third stage win on Grand Tours after the ones he already claimed on the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia. Always aggressive, the Belgian baroudeur took part in a 27 man breakaway and eventually dominated his companions in the streets of Gijon. Chris Froome (Team Sky) controlled the move from another never-tiring attacker, Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo), to make sure he'll...

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