Chris Froome rates Rigoberto Uran as 'the dark horse for Tour de France victory’

Current Tour de France leader and defending champion Chris Froome regards Colombian Rigoberto Uran as one of his key rivals in the Alps and final time trial

Chris Froome and Rigoberto Uran on stage 15 of the 2017 Tour de France

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Team Sky's Chris Froome worries about all his Tour de France rivals heading into the final week, but Colombian Rigoberto Urán (Cannondale-Drapac) is the "dark horse flying under the radar."

Froome walked into the small gravel parking lot outside the Hotel L'Ermitage with views of the Notre Dame of Le Puy-en-Velay, a town know for its rock-perched cathedral and where stage 15 ended on Sunday ahead of Monday's rest day.

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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.