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torek, 22 junija, 2021

Chris Froome: Criterium du Dauphine will be ‘good gauge’ for Team Ineos

Chris Froome says next week’s Criterium du Dauphine will be a “good gauge” of his form before he attempts to win a record-equalling fifth Tour de France.

Three of the 34-year-old’s four Tour wins have come after winning the week-long Dauphine, which starts on 9 June.

Team-mate and fellow Briton Geraint Thomas won the 2018 Tour, having also won the Dauphine the month before.

“There’s a bit of everything there, I think it’s a pretty good, well balanced route,” said Team Ineos rider Froome.

“There are a few lumpy days, a time trial and then some big mountain days.

 

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