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Froome refuses to accept defeat at the Vuelta

Chris Froome (Sky) leads Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Geox-TMC)

Chris Froome (Sky) leads Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Geox-TMC)
(Image credit: Sirotti)

Chris Froome (Team Sky) attacked several times on the Alto el Vivero final climb overlooking Bilbao during stage 19 of the Vuelta a Espana but failed to distance race leader Juan Jose Cobo (Geox-TMC). He remains 13 seconds down on the Spaniard with just two easy stages remaining. However he refuses to concede defeat.