Tour de Suisse: Nairo Quintana wins stage 7

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) wins stage 7 at Tour de Suisse

Nairo Quintana ( Movistar ) showed he is on form for the rapidly-approaching Tour de France with a long solo attack and stage victory on the mountain finish to Arosa at the Tour de Suisse . Richie Porte (BMC Racing) finished 22 seconds down on the Colombian after an intelligent ride on the long climb and so kept his race leader's yellow jersey but only by 17 seconds as Quintana had gone close to taking the race lead. Porte can be happy there are no more mountain finishes in this year's Tour de Suisse. The riders face a rolling 123km stage around Bellinzona on Saturday that will see the sprinters return to the fore, while Porte will be hoping to gain time on Quintana during Sunday's decisive 34km time trial. Quintana has flown under the radar at the Tour de Suisse as he polished his form after a long spell ...

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