Chris Froome reveals how he is in his best ever Vuelta a España form

Team Sky leader Chris Froome explains how he approached this year's Vuelta a España differently, with the aim of the overall win

Chris Froome on stage six of the 2017 Vuelta a España

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Sky's Chris Froome explained how he arrived in top form for the 2017 Vuelta a España off his Tour de France victory, after gaining more time in stage eight on Saturday in Xorret de Catí.

Froome tore away from the pack and in the red leader's jersey put more time into his direct rivals. He appears to have this Vuelta in hand even though two weeks and seven summit finishes remain.

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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.