Froome: "Vuelta lead is a big milestone"

Chris Froome in race lead, Vuelta a Espana 2011, stage 10 ITT

Sky's Chris Froome says that leading in the Tour of Spain is a huge milestone in his career - and it is also a way of bouncing back from an infection that has blighted his racing over the last two years.

"It's been overwhelming but definitely worth all the hard work," Froome said on the Tour of Spain's rest day "before I was too impulsive but now I've learned how to control my strength better."

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