Nairo Quintana sets up Vuelta a España overall victory as Latour wins stage 20

Quintana matched second placed Chris Froome all the way up the final climb as Esteban Chaves leap frogged Alberto Contador into third

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Chris Froome (Team Sky) was unable to overturn a 1-21 deficit to Vuelta a España leader Nairo Quintana (Movistar) on the penultimate stage of the race, coming in just behind the Colombian and applauding him as they crossed the line.

Pierre Latour won the hard fought final mountain stage from the breakaway, narrowly beating Darwin Atapuma (BMC) as the pair battled it out in the final kilometres to Alto Aitana.

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