Chris Froome on Worlds TT: 'I couldn't just sit at home and think 'what if''

Tour de France and Vuelta a España champion said he couldn't miss out on giving the World Championships time trial a shot despite not training specifically for the event

Tour de France champion Chris Froome took bronze in the men's time trial on a course that turned out to favour power riders slightly more than climbers.

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Chris Froome refuses to set home and let an opportunity to become world champion in Bergen, Norway, pass by.

Team Sky's star will represent Great Britain today in the individual time trial, on a course covers 31 kilometres and ends with a 3.4-kilometre climb.

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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.