Team Sky to let the road decide Colombia leadership

Chris Froome and Egan Bernal (Team Sky) are among the favourites at this year's Tour Colombia

Team Sky riders remained well-positioned in the overall battle at the Tour Colombia 2.1 after stage 2 on Wednesday, with two more relatively flat stages on Thursday and Friday before the GC battle begins in earnest on stages 5 and 6 across the weekend. Chris Froome , Egan Bernal and Ivan Sosa are all 12 seconds back after finishing third in the opening team time trial on Tuesday and finishing with the bunch, with Wednesday's sprint finish to stage 2 taken by Deceuninck-QuickStep's Alvaro Hodeg . With a team of climbers waiting for the mountains at the end of the week, Team Sky's leaders will spend the next two stages staying safe in the bunch and keeping their powder dry for the big efforts to come. "We've got Egan, and Ivan Sosa as well, so we just need to use the other teams a bit, hide as much as possible ...

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