Chris Froome’s exit from the Tour de France “devastating”

Team Sky boss speaks after defending champion Chris Froome crashes out of stage five and abandons the race

Chris Froome poses before the 2014 Tour de France

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

By Sophie Hurcom

Dave Brailsford admitted Chris Froome’s crash on stage five of the Tour de France from Ypres to Arenberg Porte du Hainaut that forced the 2013 Tour winner to abandon the race was “disappointing” and “devastating”.

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