Vuelta queen stage 'one of the hardest' Grand Tour days for Team Sky

Team Sky were forced to work hard to keep the 40-man breakaway in touching distance on stage 14 of the Vuelta a España

Photo: Graham Watson

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Team Sky says that the Vuelta a España's summit finish on the Col d'Aubisque was one of their hardest Grand Tour stages, but its leader Chris Froome managed to succeed in marking every one of Nairo Quintana's moves.

The Colombian of team Movistar still leads Froome by 54 seconds despite around five attempts to leave his rival behind. Though in the red jersey, Quintana is concerned about the time trial next Friday.

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