Chris Froome defends elbowing Colombian fan on final climb (video)

Chris Froome got a bit feisty with a fan who got in his way, but the Tour de France leader urges spectators not to run alongside riders

Chris Froome's elbows get a lot of attention at the best of times, but instead simply being a quirk of his riding style the Brit used his left one to remove a Colombian fan from his path on stage eight of the Tour de France.

Ascending the Col de Peyresourde in an elite group, including Colombian Nairo Quintana (Movistar), Froome became agitated with the South American fan who was running along ahead of him.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.