Published On: Mon, Jul 24th, 2017

Britains Chis Froome wins his fourth Tour de France title

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Chris Froome representing Britain’s Team Sky bagged his 4th Tour de France title. Froome with 3 Tour de France titles in a row is one win away from joining the elite class of people who hold the all time record for most number of wins after the American Lance Armstrong record of 12 Tour de France was stripped of in 2012 for doping. With this win, Team Sky makes get 5th title, first won by Bradley Wiggins in 2012 and then Froome who won the first title in 2013 and then winning the title for 3 years in a row from 2015 to this year.

He was rewarded with 500,000 euros for 3,540 Km cycle trek which covered around 4 countries, 635 civic, over 23 mountain climbs climbs and Is also know as Cycling’s most gruelling race.

Froome crossed the finish line of the final 21st stage with a lead of 54 seconds against the 1st runner up Rigoberto Uran of Colombia and a stretched 2 Minutes 20 seconds faster than the French man Romain Bardet.

In an interview after the race Froome was quoted as “ I’m Speechless, Its just an amazing feeling. The champselyees never disappoints. There is something about it when you spend three weeks thinking about being in this moment. Its so rewarding every time.” Talking about one short of the record, he said “ A huge, huge honour to be talked about in the same sentence with those kind of guys. Just their place in history of the Tour de France, just feels so privileged to be in this position and have the opportunity for this kind of record.”

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Britains Chis Froome wins his fourth Tour de France title