Chris Froome will 'set things up' for Ben Swift in World Champs road race

Chris Froome says that he will play a team role for Great Britain during the elite men's road race at the 2014 Road World Championships

Chris Froome, Criterium du Dauphine 2014

(Image credit: Gregor Brown)

Chris Froome is ready to give his all to help Great Britain's team win the World Championship road race on Sunday in Ponferrada, Spain.

"One-day races aren't my forte but I definitely want to play a role to set things up for [Ben] Swift," Froome said. "I'm here to do my job and set him up for the win."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.