Chris Froome out of Tour de France after positive Covid-19 test result

Four-time winner and third on Alpe d’Huez stage forced to abandon on stage 18

Chris Froome
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Chris Froome (Israel-Premier Tech), the four-time winner of the Tour de France has been forced to abandon the 2022 edition before stage 18 after testing positive for Coronavirus.

Despite the fact that Froome was seen at the sign-on for the stage to Hautacam, he then announced via social media that he had tested positive and would be unable to continue. 

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