Quintana: the pressure is on my rivals

With a victory in his first Grand Tour earlier this year in the Giro d’Italia, at the Vuelta España, Nairo Quintana (Movistar) is widely tipped to become the first rider to take two three-week stage races in a single year since Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) back in 2008. But as the Colombian stood answering questions to the press late in Jerez de la Frontera on Friday evening, he showed no sign of any interest in being labelled as the favourite.

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