'All the right signs are there' says Nairo Quintana of Tour de France form

Nairo Quintana (Arkéa-Samsic) on the offensive on stage 8 of the 2020 Tour de France
Nairo Quintana (Arkéa-Samsic) on the offensive on stage 8 of the 2020 Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Nairo Quintana (Arkéa-Samsic) remains on track for a high overall finish in Paris in two weeks' time after finishing comfortably with the other favourites in Loudenvielle at the conclusion of stage 8 of the Tour de France on Saturday. The Colombian climber sits in sixth place overall, 13 seconds down on race leader Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott), but Quintana will have to continue without the help of teammate Diego Rosa, who crashed out of the race.

"I've got good legs, and all the right signs are there," Quintana said in an Arkéa-Samsic press release after the stage. "I tried to get away a number of times towards the end of the stage, but the other team leaders were always able to get back to the groups I was in, and I finished in Loudenvielle alongside the riders who are in the hunt for the general classification.

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