Chris Froome 'happy just to be with favourites' on Etna as he aims for third week Giro d'Italia form

Froome survived the Giro d'Italia's first summit finish and says he's still hoping to hit form in the third week of the race

Chris Froome on stage six of the Giro d'Italia

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Chris Froome (Team Sky) plans to be on form for the third week of the Giro d'Italia after passing the Mount Etna stage marking his top rivals.

Simon Yates shot away for the pink jersey lead with Mitchelton-Scott team-mate Esteban Chaves, who won the stage.

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