Chris Froome optimistic about completing historic Giro/Tour double despite 'brutal' Giro d'Italia

Team Sky star confident of returning to top form for the Tour

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

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

With the pink curtain drawing closed on Chris Froome's Giro d'Italia win in Rome on Sunday, thoughts are already turning to the Tour de France, which in Vendée on July 7.

Froome will be racing for a fifth Tour title and a fourth consecutive Grand Tour win on the heels of a Giro d'Italia title taken after a hard campaign through Italy.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1