Chris Froome 'overwhelmed and relieved' after securing Tour de France win

Chris Froome admits that he thought he may lose Tour de France lead to Nairo Quintana on final mountain stage

25 July 2015
102nd Tour de France
Stage 20 : Modane Valfrejus - Alpe d'Huez
FROOME Christopher (GBR) Sky, Maillot Jaune
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Moments after securing his second Tour de France victory, and having bounced back from the disappointment of crashing out of last year’s race, Chris Froome sat down to face the press. The first thing he did was breathe a very theatrical sigh of relief.

“It’s overwhelming,” he said. “It feels as if we’ve been up against everything. To have won the Tour once was a dream come true, to come back and do it for a second time is more than I could have imagined.”

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