Chris Froome's 2022 preparations interrupted by knee injury

The Briton is taking some time off after suffering with pain in his right knee

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Chris Froome has revealed he is suffering from knee pain, which he believes is a result of overtraining during his pre-season preparation.  

Speaking on his YouTube channel, Froome explained he has an inflamed tensor fascia latae, a small muscle that attaches to the iliotibial band (IT band), which is causing him significant pain while cycling. 

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.