Nairo Quintana: I'll take the yellow jersey in the mountains

Movistar's Nairo Quintana is still confident of overcoming the deficit on Chris Froome at the Tour de France, predicting he'll take yellow in the Alps

14 July 2015
102nd Tour de France
Stage 10 : Tarbes - La Pierre-Saint-Martin
QUINTANA Nairo Alexander (COL) Movistar, Maillot Blanc, at La Pierre-Saint-Martin
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Nairo Quintana has lost time to Sky's Chris Froome, but he and his team are not resigning themselves to second place in the Tour de France.

Quintana, who was welcomed like a king stepping out of his palace as he exited the Movistar bus before stage 12, "does not know fear", according to his team.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.