Chris Froome loses 26 minutes as Daryl Impey wins stage six of Volta a Catalunya

Chris Froome lost 26 minutes on stage six of the Volta a Catalunya as Daryl Impey took the win.

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Chris Froome (Team Sky) suffered a massive time loss on stage six of the Volta a Catalunya, ceding more than 20 minutes as Daryl Impey (Orica-Scott) took his first road race win since September 2014.

Impey, the current South African time trial champion, rounded Dario Cataldo (Astana) and Alessandro De Marchi (BMC) in the final metres of the stage in Reus, as Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) extended his lead in the leader’s jersey.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.