Quintana aiming to attack Roglic on Vuelta a Espana’s sole Pyrenean stage

Nairo Quintana
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Nairo Quintana (Movistar)  says he is ready to do battle in Sunday's  Pyrenean stage at the 2019 Vuelta a Espana, with turning the tables on Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) topping his list of objectives.

Quintana is lying sixth overall, just 27 seconds down on Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana), the best-placed of the main favourites for Madrid and, as such, the current ‘virtual leader’ of the race.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.