Chris Froome sets sights on Tour de France and Olympic Games glory in 2016

Chris Froome will target both the Tour de France and Olympic Games time trial glory in 2016, and won't rule out the Rio road race as well

Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Chris Froome won't be content with simply defending his Tour de France title in 2016 - the Brit has his eyes on Olympic glory as well.

Having won a bronze medal in the time trial at the London 2012 Games, Froome is hoping to make the leap to the top step to win gold against the clock in Rio next August.

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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.