Chris Froome expects tougher race as he searches for Romandie hat-trick

A team time trial and a summit finish will give the Tour de Romandie a different dimension, according to Chris Froome, who is looking for his third consecutive win

Chris Froome leads Nibali on stage three of the 2014 Tour de Romandie (Photo: Graham Watson)

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Chris Froome is relishing the new challenges posed at the Tour de Romandie as the Team Sky man looks to win his third consecutive title in the Swiss race.

A team time trial on Tuesday’s opening stage and a summit finish on stage five are new additions to the race, which Froome won in both 2013 and 2014.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.