'I'm trying to get back to my old self again' — Chris Froome achieves his best result since 2019 horror crash

The Israel-Premier Tech rider finished 11th at the Mercan Tour Classic Alpes-Maritimes on Tuesday, as his teammate Jakob Fuglsang won

Chris Froome
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Almost three years on from the horror crash that threatened to derail his entire career, Chris Froome finished 11th at the Mercan Tour Classic Alpes-Maritimes on Tuesday, his best result since the accident.

The four-time Tour de France winner crashed while on a recon ride of a time-trial at the Critérium du Dauphiné in June 2019. Since then, he has moved from Ineos to Israel-Premier Tech, but his old form has so far proved elusive.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.