Chris Froome: physiological testing is not about ending doping debate

"It’s testing for me to understand what makes me the athlete I am," Chris Froome tells the BBC

Chris Froome on stage twenty-one of the 2015 Tour de France (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Chris Froome says his plans to undergo physiological testing predate the doping allegations made against him at the Tour de France.

In an interview with the BBC, Froome insisted he'd been planning such tests since the start of the season, rather than in response to his detractors during his successful three weeks in France this July.

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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.