Froome wins stage nine in style at La Vuelta

Froome wins stage nine in style at La Vuelta Chris Froome claimed a rousing victory on stage nine at the Vuelta a Espana to further extend his overall race lead. The Team Sky rider made no mistake on the tough finishing ramp of the Alto de Puig Llorenca, accelerating twice to distance all of his rivals and take a popular stage win in the red jersey. “I put everything I had into that last couple of hundred metres,” Froome said after his first stage win of 2017. “I was determined that they weren’t going to catch me. I’m really, really happy to get the victory. The team did a brilliant job on that final climb and set such a good tempo.”
Froome wins stage nine in style at La Vuelta

Froome wins stage nine in style at La Vuelta

Froome wins stage nine in style at La Vuelta

Chris Froome claimed a rousing victory on stage nine at the Vuelta a Espana to further extend his overall race lead.

The Team Sky rider made no mistake on the tough finishing ramp of the Alto de Puig Llorenca, accelerating twice to distance all of his rivals and take a popular stage win in the red jersey.

“I put everything I had into that last couple of hundred metres,” Froome said after his first stage win of 2017. “I was determined that they weren’t going to catch me. I’m really, really happy to get the victory. The team did a brilliant job on that final climb and set such a good tempo.”