Unlike last year, Chris Froome didn't wait for the last day to move into the lead of the general classification. He took power at the first uphill finish in Vaujany where he outsprinted his former lieutenant Richie Porte while Alberto Contador wasn't able to follow them when the defending champion attacked with 2.6km to go.
“I like the polka dot jersey a lot. So I'm really happy again today. I won the King of the Mountains competition last year. Of course it's my goal to win it again this year. Tomorrow it's very hilly. I'll try to keep the jersey but it won't be easy. What I and my team achieved last year gave us a lot of motivation to perform again this year at the Dauphiné and the Tour de France.”
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Criterium du Dauphine 2016 - 10/06/2016 - Etape 5 - La Ravoir/ Vaujany (140km) - FROOME Christopher (TEAM SKY) Vainqueur de l'étape © ASO/A.Broadway
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