Froome Out Of Tour De France After Crash At Criterium Du Dauphine

Froome out of Tour de France after crash at Criterium du Dauphine

Joe Robinson 12 Jun 2019 Team Ineos confirm Froome has been taken to hospital as reports suggest he sustained a broken leg Chris Froome's hopes of a historic fifth Tour de France title have been shattered after the rider crashed heavily while riding a recon of the Criterium du Dauphine time trial breaking his femur. Team Ineos confirmed that Froome had crashed earlier this morning and had been sent to hospital to be assessed. Team manager Dave Brailsford subsequently confirmed to Belgian press that Froome's injuries would also rule him out of next month's Tour. In a tweet, the team wrote, 'Team INEOS can confirm that Chris Froome crashed during a recon of stage four of the Criterium du Dauphine today. He is currently on his way to a local hospital and won’t start today’s fourth stage. We will provide a further update in due course.' See related Tour de ...

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