Nairo Quintana: I'm not obsessed with winning the Tour de France

Nairo Quintana says he and his team made mistakes at the 2015 Tour de France, but believes he can win the race if he prepares properly and does not experience bad luck at the race

Nairo Quintana on stage seventeen of the 2015 Tour de France

(Image credit: Watson)

Nairo Quintana admits that he and his Movistar team made mistakes in their attempts to win the 2015 Tour de France, where he lost out to Chris Froome by 1-12.

Despite his best efforts in the Alps, Quintana could not claw back enough time to catch Froome, with stage two of the race - where the Colombian lost 1-24 in the crosswinds - proving decisive.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.