Chris Froome: 'I don't think about becoming one of the greats, I still have a lot to achieve'

Froome still aiming for a fifth Tour de France win before end of his career

Chris Froome descents on stage 20 of the Giro d’Italia

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Chris Froome is not yet thinking about his place among cycling's greats like Bernard Hinault and Eddy Merckx, saying there is "still a lot to achieve" in the next five years.

The 33-year-old Brit plans to race for another four or five years and aims to win a fifth Tour de France title, but has yet to decide his 2019 programme.

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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.