Britain’s Chris Froome will trip subsequent 12 months’s Giro d’Italia as he goals to finish his assortment of Grand Tour victories. Froome, winner of this 12 months’s Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana, will deal with the race for the primary time since 2010.

| Nov 29, 2017, 22:59 IST

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Britain’s Chris Froome will trip subsequent 12 months’s Giro d’Italia as he goals to finish his assortment of Grand Tour victories.

Froome, winner of this 12 months’s Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana, will deal with the race for the primary time since 2010.

Ought to he win Froome would grow to be solely the third rider in historical past to carry all three Grand Tour titles on the similar time.

“It is a distinctive scenario for me, having received the Tour and Vuelta and now having the chance to go to the Giro and try and win a 3rd consecutive Grand Tour,” Froome stated in an announcement issued by Workforce Sky.

“It is actually thrilling to have the ability to tackle a brand new problem, to do one thing that maybe folks would not anticipate and to combine it up. It is a complete new motivation for me to see if I can pull off one thing particular subsequent 12 months.”

The race begins in Israel on Might four.

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