Friday, July 21st | Stage 19 | 222.5km

Embrun / Salon-de-Provence

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Alberto Contador: “I still want to fight”

interview14.07.2017Stage 13- Saint-Girons / Foix

“I woke up this morning with very bad feelings. But I had a good talk and a good look at the different climbs with [sport director Steven de Jongh] on the way to the start and I said I'd attack in the first climb if possible. I'm hoping to keep getting better and better with all the injuries I have. For the moment, this Tour de France pushes me to my limits. I prepared for the race very well. I even set a new record in my training climbs before coming to the Tour but I had a very bad crash in the first mountain stage. But I still want to fight till the end and repay Trek-Segafredo for the confidence they have in me.”

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