Stage 17

TDF 2015 Stage 17 reaction: Froome delighted that Porte dropped back

Chris Froome paid tribute to his teammate Richie Porte after the Australian sat up and waited for him on Stage 17.

"I'm really thankful that Richie dropped back to be with me in the final," said Froome after losing no time in the maillot jaune.

The man in yellow also offered his condolences to GC contender Tejay Van Garderen who was forced to abandon.

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