Wiggins: I was prepared to sacrifice yellow jersey
Tour de France leader Bradley Wiggins was happy to hang on to the yellow jersey at the end of Stage 10, but said he had been prepared to relinquish it if the circumstances had demanded it.
The Brit looked in danger of slipping off the summit of the leaderboard when Michele Scarponi got away in a breakaway, and later when rival Vincenzo Nibali launched a solo attack.
Wiggins said: "We were prepared to lose the jersey if necessary to Scarponi who was the best up there This is about being in yellow in Paris, even if that means sacrificing it for the next few days and keeping the boys back."
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