Chris Froome highlights dangers of long Covid after battle with virus

Four-time Tour de France champion warns of cardiovascular impact and says his VO2 max took a hit after illness

Chris Froome
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Chris Froome has highlighted the long-term effects that he suffered after contracting Covid, and says that many riders are suffering months later after battling with the virus.

The Israel-Premier Tech rider picked up Covid for the first time at this year’s Tour de France, forcing him to abandon the race. Froome then returned to competition at the Vuelta a España, but after a largely disappointing race, explained that he concluded the season “not feeling good.” 

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