Chris Froome dreaming of Tokyo 2020 road race success, but remaining 'realistic'

The four-time Tour de France champion says he'd have to change his preparation to be better in one-day races ahead of the Olympics in 2020

Chris Froome (GBr) receives the bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Chris Froome (Team Sky) says the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo as his goal after conquering all three Grand Tours in cycling.

The Brit is starting his 2019 season at the Tour Colombia next week with the Tour de France as his aim later in the summer. However, he is already thinking long-term with a climber-friendly road race in Tokyo.

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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.