Chris Froome

Born May 20, 1985

Chris Froome is a professional road racing cyclist who rides for UCI ProTour team Team Sky. Born in Kenya, Froome moved with his family to South Africa as a teenager, and although he began his career registered with the Kenyan cycling federation, since spring 2008 has ridden under a British licence on the basis of his passport and father's and grandparents' country of birth,.… Read More

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1985 Birth Froome was born on 20 May 1985 in Nairobi, Kenya, the youngest of three boys to mother Jane and father Clive, a former hockey player who represented England at under-19 level. … Read More


2006 - 2007 3 More Events
2008 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Froome was introduced to the British-based, South African-backed, second-tier UCI Professional Continental team,, by South African Robbie Hunter, signing with them for the 2008 season. … Read More
2009 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Froome claimed his first professional win in March 2009, with the second stage of the Giro del Capo in Durbanville, South Africa, attacking a ten-strong breakaway with and finishing four minutes ahead. … Read More
Froome rode the 2010 Giro d'Italia. … Read More
…  Froome was selected as Team Sky's leader for the Vuelta a España, where he aimed to go one better than 2011 and win his first Grand Tour. … Read More
Froome's 2013 season began at the Tour of Oman, where he took the race lead on stage four, finishing second to Rodríguez on the summit finish of Jebel Akhdar. … Read More
2014 29 Years Old 1 More Event
As a defending champion, he began 2014 by again winning the Tour of Oman, followed by a repeat victory in the Tour de Romandie. … Read More


In 2016, he won a third Tour title, and became the first man since Miguel Indurain in 1995 to defend his title.
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