Chris Froome: 'No excuses' for losing Tour de France lead on stage 12 summit finish

Froome conceded the yellow jersey to Fabio Aru despite his Sky team-mates pacing him perfectly through to the summit finish of stage 12 of the Tour de France at Peyragudes

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Team Sky's Chris Froome says that he has "no excuses" for slipping behind on the Peyragudes finish on stage 12 and losing the Tour de France's yellow leader's jersey, saying that he just lacked the power.

Froome slipped behind by 22 seconds when arriving at the summit finish and with the time bonuses lost, moved to second overall at six seconds behind Fabio Aru (Astana).

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