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Well done Chris (possibly)

Yesterday Chris Froome completed a memorable feat by becoming only the seventh cyclist in history to win the Giro d’Italia (the first ‘Brit’ to do so) , the Tour de France (4 wins) and the La Vuelta trio and only the third – after Eddie Merckx (1973) and Bernard Hinault (1982) – to hold all three simultaneously.

Nevertheless, you have to pardon me – and indeed the Rust‘s sports department – for withholding our unbridled adoration of our countryman’s remarkable record unless and until the ‘small problem’ of his failed drugs test last year is resolved.

Here’s an excellent piece by William Fotheringham that appears today upon the website of – THE GUARDIAN

About Tom Hollingworth

Tom Hollingsworth is a former deputy sports editor of the Daily Express. For many years he worked in a sports agency, representing mainly football players and motor racing drivers. Tom holds a private pilot’s licence and flying is his principal recreation. More Posts