Chris Froome abandons the Critérium du Dauphiné with illness

Froome said he had been feeling unwell for two days

Chris Froome
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Chris Froome has withdrawn from the Critérium du Dauphiné, leaving the race with two stages to go before the conclusion.

The Israel-Premier Tech rider said he has been “feeling unwell the past two days.”

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.