Quintana and Froome set to renew rivalry in 2016 as Colombian targets Tour and Olympics

Nairo Quintana, like Chris Froome, will try to win both the Tour de France and Olympic Games road race in 2016

Nairo Quintana chats to Esteban Chaves before stage three of the Abu Dhabi Tour (Brown)

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Nairo Quintana, after placing second to Sky's Chris Froome this year, plans to try to win the Tour de France in 2016, but Movistar's captain will also focus on the Olympic Games road race in Rio de Janeiro.

Quintana placed second to Froome in 2013, and won the white and polka-dot jerseys. He focused on the Giro d'Italia in 2014, and came home victorious.

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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.