Watch: Chris Froome crashes in Giro d'Italia time trial recon

Froome suffers minor injuries ahead of the opening stage

Chris Froome sports injuries after crashing during a recon of stage one of the 2018 Giro d'Italia.

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Chris Froome's Giro d'Italia challenge got off to a bad start after he crashed whilst carrying out a recon of Friday's opening time trial course.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.