Chris Froome unconcerned as he loses time and slips further down GC at Giro d'Italia

Froome blames stage four time loss on poor positioning

(Image credit: Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

With the big mountains still on the horizon, Chris Froome (Team Sky) says that he is not worried about the time loses that he has suffered in the early stages of the Giro d'Italia.

On stage four to Caltagirone, he finished 21 seconds behind stage winner Tim Wellens (Lotto-Fix All) and 17 seconds behind his top rival Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb).

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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.