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Olympic24: Record night for divers, Rio relay spots secured

Three medals on final night in London makes it a best ever Diving World Series for GB, while sprinters' performances at IAAF World Relay...

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Olympic24: Murray back with a bang while Froome is fourth

World champion Samantha Murray and her fellow Brits advance in opening World Cup, while action gets underway at Track Cycling World Championship...

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Froome driven by Contador rivalry

As Vincenzo Nibali claimed Tour de France victory in 2014 there was the conspicuous absence of Chris Froome and rival Alberto Contador from the ...

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Thomas focused on helping Froome to Tour de France title

Geraint Thomas says his main aim for the New Year will be helping fellow Briton Chris Froome regain the Tour de France title.

Froome, a b...

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Froome to focus on Tour de France in 2015

Chris Froome insists his main priority for 2015 will be getting his hands back on the Tour de France yellow jersey.

Froome was unable to ...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 1 Bronze

Biography

Chris Froome was born in Kenya but in 2008 he chose to ride under a British licence.

In 2010 Froome joined Team Sky and his best career performance came at the 2011 Vuelta a Espana where he came second – levelling the best Grand Tour finish by a Brit after Robert Millar’s second place in 1987.

He was part of the GB team that led Mark Cavendish to world road race victory in 2011.

At the 2012 Olympics in London, Froome won bronze in the men's Individual Time Trial.