Brailsford targets Grand Tour domination for Team Sky in 2016

Sir Dave Brailsford sets Team Sky the target of winning all three Grand Tours in 2016, as well as winning a Monument

Dave Brailsford, Tour of Britain 2015 team presentation

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Team Sky often set themselves lofty expectations, but principal Sir Dave Brailsford is targetting victory in all three Grand Tours next season.

The British team have only triumphed at the Tour de France (2012, 2013 & 2015), with second-place finishes in the Giro d'Italia and the Vuelta a España, by Rigoberto Uran (2013) and Chris Froome (2011 & 2014) respectively, their best results in the other two.

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