Chris Froome expecting warm welcome from Tour de France fans after tough 2015

Froome says he expects a great atmosphere at the 2016 edition of the Tour de France after trouble with fans on the roadside last year

Photo: Daniel Gould

Team Sky's Chris Froome says that he expects the 2016 Tour de France to be different from 2015, when fans booed him, called names and threw urine.

Froome is lining up on Saturday in Normandy to try for his third title. On Thursday at the Mecure hotel, just 500 metres away from Omaha Beach where allied forces landed on D-Day, he met with press.

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