Final leading positions after Stage 13, (Saint Girons - Pau - 101km): 1 = Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Sunweb 2hrs 36mins 29secs, 2 Nairo
Quintana (Col) Movistar Team, 3 Alberto Contador (Spa) Trek-Segafredo both at same time, 4 Mikel Landa (Spa) Team Sky at 02secs, 5 Simon Yates (Gbr) Orica-Scott at 1min 39secs, 6 Daniel Martin (Irl) Quick-Step Floors at same time, 7 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky at 01min 48secs, 8 Christopher Froome (Gbr) Team Sky, 9 Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team, 10 Rigoberto Uran (Col) Cannondale-Drapac, 11 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale, 12 Louis Meintjes (Rsa) UAE Team Emirates all at same time.
Dumoulin, team leader for the Sunweb team, went into the final stage of the race 53 seconds behind overnight leader Nairo
Quintana of Colombia.
Aghbar's spokesperson Nairo
has challenged the findings on "technical" grounds.
Vuelta a Espana: 1 Nairo
Quintana (Col) Movistar Team 83hrs 31mins 28secs, 2 Chris Froome (GBr) Team Sky at 01min 23secs, 3 Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica-BikeExchange 04mins 08secs, 4 Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff Team 04mins 21secs, 5 Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Drapac 07mins 43secs, 6 Simon Yates (GBr) Orica-BikeExchange 08mins 33secs, 7 David De La Cruz (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step 11mins 18secs, 8 Daniel Moreno (Spa) Movistar Team 13mins 04secs, 9 Davide Formolo (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac 13mins 17secs, 10 George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 14mins 07secs.
Leading General Classification after Stage 12: 1 Nairo
Quintana (Col) Movistar Team 46hrs 53mins 31secs, 2 Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky at 54secs, 3 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team at 1min 5secs, 4 Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica-BikeExchange at 2mins 34secs, 5 Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff Team at 3mins 8secs, 6 Leopold Konig (Cze) Team Sky at 3mins 9secs, 7 Simon Yates (GBr) Orica-BikeExchange at 3mins 25secs, 8 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Astana Pro Team at 3mins 34secs, 9 David De La Cruz (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step at 3mins 45secs, 10 Samuel Sanchez (Spa) BMC Racing Team at 3mins 56secs, 11 Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Drapac at 5mins 3secs, 12 Daniel Moreno (Spa) Movistar Team at 5mins 38secs
We did not see the Nairo
we know at the Mont Ventoux.
Last year's runner-up Nairo
Quintana (Movistar), who failed to attack on a searing hot day, was in the group featuring Martin and Rodriguez.
The climate of suspicion is a legacy of the drugassisted era of cycling, but Froome insists he is clean after finishing one minute 12 seconds ahead of Nairo
The climate of suspicion is a legacy of the drug-assisted era of cycling, but Froome insists he is clean after finishing one minute 12 seconds ahead of Nairo
After preserving his advantage over nearest challenger Nairo
Quintana with another expertlypaced run on the 116-mile hike from Gap to Saint-Jean de Maurienne, Froome said: "It would be a dream scenario for Team Sky to have two on the podium in Paris.
German rider Martin fell and ended up pulling out of the race in a crash that also brought down eight other riders including defending champion Vincenzo Nibali and Colombian climbing ace Nairo
5 billion people every year, will be a battle royale between defending champion Vincenzo nibali, Alberto Contador, Chris Froome and Nairo
Quintana in July.