Nairo Quintana slashes Richie Porte's Tour de Suisse lead with solo victory on summit finish

Porte's lead down to just 17 seconds with two stages to go

Nairo Quintana attacks to win stage seven of the Tour de Suisse

(Image credit: Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) took victory in the queen stage of the 2018 Tour de Suisse, attacking at the bottom of the 27km finishing climb to Arosa and taking victory at the summit to slash the advantage of race leader Richie Porte (BMC Racing).

Going into the stage 45 seconds behind Porte and with a time trial to come on the final day, Quintana seized the initiative with a long-range attack as soon as the road tilted upwards towards Arosa.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.