International Cycling

Nairo Quintana to skip TDF

2014-01-18 10:07
Nairo Quintana (AFP)

Bogota - Last year's runner-up Nairo Quintana of Colombia says he is skipping the Tour de France this year to race in the Giro d'Italia and the Spanish Vuelta.

Quintana told the internet portal of the Bogota newspaper El Tiempo he would leave the Tour de France for "other years".

He gave no other information, but said the leader of the Movistar team at the Tour de France would be Alejandro Valverde.

Quintana was named the best male athlete in Colombia in 2013.

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