Chris Froome climbs WorldTour ranking after Romandie win

Chris Froome leads, Tour de Romandie 2013, stage two

Chris Froome (Sky) has jumped up to sixth in the latest Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) WorldTour ranking after winning the Tour de Romandie on Sunday.

The British rider won the opening prologue of the race and successfully defended his race lead throughout the Swiss event. The win - along with points gathered from placing second at Tirreno-Adriatico - means that Froome now has 198 points. Froome's wins in the Tour of Oman and Criterium International are not counted as these are not WorldTour events.

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