Froome eyes dou­ble

The Myanmar Times - Weekend - - Sport -

Chris Froome has set his sights on an his­toric dou­ble as the Tour de France cham­pion con­firmed he will race in the ‘‘vi­cious’’ Vuelta a Es­pana.

Froome claimed his fourth yel­low jer­sey in Paris on Sunday and now he hopes to be­come the first rider in 22 years to win both the Tour and the Vuelta in the same year. The 32-year-old has fin­ished sec­ond three times in the Vuelta and be­lieves he can go one bet­ter this time de­spite the for­mi­da­ble test pro­vided by the Span­ish race. – AFP

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