Chris Froome looking to join cycling's greats by winning Vuelta a España

Chris Froome could become just the third rider to win both the Tour de France and Vuelta a España in the same season after Jacques Anquetil and Bernard Hinault

Chris Froome (Team Sky) wins stage 10 into La Pierre-Saint-Martin in the 2015 Tour de France (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Team Sky's Chris Froome wants to join the greats who won the Tour de France and Vuelta a España in the same year.

The list is short, just two names, but big ones: Jacques Anquetil and Bernhard Hinault.

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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.