Christian Prudhomme says he won’t stop Chris Froome racing at the Tour de France

Christian Prudhomme says he won’t stop Chris Froome racing at the Tour de France

Joseph Delves 7 Jun 2018 Race director says decision is up to the UCI, despite having no obligation to let the defending champion ride Having previously been reported to be contemplating blocking Chris Froome ’s return to the Tour de France , race director Christian Prudhomme says he won’t stand in his way. This is despite the case regarding his adverse analytical finding for salbutamol at the 2017 Vuelta a España likely to remain unresolved before the race starts in July. With the case currently being adjudicated by the UCI , Prudhomme seems keen to let the world governing body have the final say. Asked by Australian Broadcaster SBS whether organiser ASO might intervene, Prudhomme stated that, 'David Lappartient [the head of the UCI] has said on multiple occasions it is a decision that must be taken by the UCI… 'It’s quite evident this is what we need.' He also ...

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