What happened to Christopher Froome?

Chris Froome suffers knee injury in setback to preparations for new season. The four-time Tour de France winner, Chris Froome, has been forced to delay his preparations for the 2022 season due to a knee injury. Froome has revealed he damaged a tendon in his knee during pre-season training.

Will Chris Froome ever recover?

Froome admitted his preparations for the new season have suffered a “setback” after picking up a “painful” knee injury this week. It means he will not be able to ride his bike for a week to ten days – and the following two-three weeks will be a gradual recovering process to see if he can slowly get back on track.

Why did Chris Froome leave Ineos?

Froome is set to leave Ineos to join the Israel Start-Up Nation squad for next season. The 35-year-old had made the Tour his number one target as he has spent more than a year rehabilitating from the career-threatening injuries suffered in a crash at the Criterium du Dauphine last year.

Is Chris Froome racing in 2022?

Froome made his 2022 season debut at the Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali in March, though he struggled to make any imprint on the race.

How many Tour de France Chris Froome?

2017 Tour de France
2016 Tour de France2015 Tour de France2013 Tour de France
Chris Froome/Tour de France wins

Is Froome riding the Giro 2021?

Israel Start-Up Nation have confirmed that Chris Froome will ride the 2021 Tour de France. The four-time winner will be the team’s road captain and will ride in support of Michael Woods who will lead the team in the second Grand Tour of the season.

Who is Froome riding for this year?

Froome explained: “It wasn’t an ideal start to the year, to be dealing with an injury, but I’ve worked hard to get my fitness back on track. Fortunately, it was only a minor setback. I’m looking forward to taking on the 2022 season with my first race being Coppi e Bartali.