'I just didn't have the strength': Esteban Chaves turns full support to Yates after Giro time loss

Esteban Chaves will support team-mate and race leader Simon Yates after losing 25 minutes on stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia

Esteban Chaves on stage 10 of the 2018 Giro d'Italia.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Colombian Esteban Chaves (Mitchelton-Scott) bombed out of the Giro d'Italia's overall classification as the race crossed the drenched central regions of Italy.

Chaves, second overall in 2016, sat second in the general classification behind British team-mate and race leader Simon Yates when stage 10 left Abruzzo after the rest day. He finished the race's longest day, 244 kilometres, six-and-a-half hours later.

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