Nairo Quintana says he and his team made mistakes at the 2015 Tour de France, but believes he can win the race if he prepares properly and does not experience bad luck at the race Nairo Quintana on stage seventeen of the 2015 Tour de France Nairo Quintana admits that he and his Movistar team made mistakes in their attempts to win the 2015 Tour de France , where he lost out to Chris Froome by 1-12.
Despite his best efforts in the Alps, Quintana could not claw back enough time to catch Froome, with stage two of the race – where the Colombian lost 1-24 in the crosswinds – proving decisive.
But having now finished second twice at the Tour – the first time in 2013 – the Movistar rider insists he’s not obsessed with winning the race, believing that his time will come.
“The Tour is not an obsession for me. If I do my job well hope to get in top condition, and, once there, do not have bad luck, the result will come,” he said at the Tour de San Luis, quoted in AS .
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