Saturday September 9th, 2017

Stage 20Corvera de Asturias / Alto de l'Angliru

Start 14h19 (Local time)

Froome: "An absolutely amazing feeling"

interview09.09.2017Stage 20- Corvera de Asturias / Alto de l'Angliru

Chris Froome (Team Sky), overall leader: “It's an absolutely amazing feeling. What a final! Angliru definitely doesn't disappoint. It's such a brutal climb. We did everything to catch (Alberto) Contador in the final but he was just too strong for us. It's an amazing way for him to finish his career with such a big victory like that, so congratulations to him. Obviously, also a massive thank you to my teammates for all the work they have done over the last few weeks. It's been an incredible experience. Probably one of the hardest Grand Tour I've ridden, if not the hardest.”

  • Contador says farewell dominating the Angliru

    Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) had one last shot and he used it on the Alto de l'Angliru, winning stage 20 of La Vuelta 2017 on the mythical climb where he secured his first overall win on the Spanish event, in 2008. The Spanish climber attacked ahead of the Angliru and held off a power duo from Team Sky, Wout Poels and Chris Froome, to bring his country a first stage victory in this 72nd edition. Froome all but secured the rest jersey on the eve of the final stage at Madrid. He is set to...

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