Chris Froome out of Tirreno-Adriatico with illness

Chris Froome forced to withdraw his name from Tirreno-Adriatico start list due to chest infection

Chris Froome, 2015 Ruta del Sol

Chris Froome (Sky) will not start Tirreno-Adriatico on Wednesday after not recovering sufficiently from a recent illness.

The 2013 Tour de France champion confirmed his non-attendance via Twitter on Monday morning, and the team later confirmed he was suffering with a chest infection.

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