Chris Froome blitzes Vuelta a España time trial to close gap on Nairo Quintana

Chris Froome puts in super-fast time trial ride to claw back over two minutes on Vuelta a España leader Nairo Quintana - Photos by Graham Watson and Yuzuru Sunada

Chris Froome on stage 19 of the 2016 Vuelta a Espana

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Chris Froome (Sky) obliterated his rivals during the Vuelta a España's key time trial stage 19 to Calpe on Friday, gaining over two minutes on race leader Nairo Quintana (Movistar).

Froome gave it everything to claw back as much time as he could on the technical 37km course from Xàbia, having started the day three minutes and 37 seconds adrift of Quintana overall.

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