Chris Froome's 2015 season over due to Vuelta a España foot fracture

Tour de France winner Chris Froome unable to ride for Great Britain in the 2015 World Championships

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

(Image credit: Watson)

Chris Froome (Team Sky) has said that his 2015 season is over after he was forced to withdraw from the Vuelta a España on Wednesday due to fracturing his foot in a crash.

Speaking from his home in Monaco to ITV's Ned Boulting on Friday, Froome said: "With the fracture, it's six weeks off the bike. We're still waiting to get specialist opinion to see if I need an operation or let it mend naturally, but I'm pretty sure that's the end of the season for me now."

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.