Chris Froome

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Nairobi, Kenya
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Chris Froome joined the British Cycling Olympic Podium Programme in 2011, signing with Team Sky in the same year after a promising stint with Team Barloworld.

The Kenyan-born Brit went on to finish second overall in the 2011 Vuelta a Espana, before playing an integral role in delivering Mark Cavendish to the UCI Road World Championships title in Copenhagen as part of a nine-man Great Britain squad.  

2012 saw Froome finish fourth in the Criterium du Dauphine before finishing second behind Sir Bradley Wiggins in the Tour de France.

Froome went on to win bronze in the time-trial at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

2013 saw Froome take overall victories at the Tour of Oman, Criterium International, Tour de Romandie and Criterium du Dauphine before taking victory in the Tour de France, a second successive win for a British rider.

Froome won the 2014 Tour of Oman and Tour de Romandie and began the Tour de France on British roads as one of the favourites. But a crash on stage four from Le Touquet to Lille caused a wrist injury which forced the rider to withdraw from the race on stage five from Ypres to Arenberg.

But Froome bounced back in 2015, taking overall victories in the Vuelta a Andalucia and the Criterium du Dauphine before securing his second Tour de France win, a first for a British rider. 

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Selected Career Highlights to Date


Tour de France
1st general classification
1st mountains classification
1st stage 10

Vuelta a Andalucia
overall, 1st points classification, 1st stage 4

Criterium du Dauphine
overall, 2nd mountains classification
3rd points classification
1st stages 7 and 8

Tour de Romandie
3rd overall


Tour of Oman (Oman)
1st overall
1st stage 5

Tour de Romandie (Switzerland)
1st overall
1st stage 5


Tour of Oman
1st overall
1st points classification
1st stage 5

Criterium International (France)
1st overall
1st stage 3

Tour de Romandie (Switzerland)
1st overall
1st prologue

Criterium du Dauphine (France)
1st overall
1st stage 5

Tour de France
1st overall
1st stages 8, 15 and 17

Tirreno-Adriatico (Italy)
2nd overall
1st stage 4

UCI Road World Championships, Florence (Italy)
Bronze, team time-trial


Olympic Games, London (UK)
Bronze, time-trial

Tour de France
2nd overall
1st Stage 7


Vuelta a Espana
2nd overall
1st Stage 17

Tour of Beijing (China)
3rd overall


Track Worlds 2016


Team Jersey 15/16