Chris Froome to make return from horror crash at UAE Tour next month

22 January 2020 12:33
• Cyclist suffered multiple broken bones last summer• Froome targeting record-equalling fifth Tour de FranceChris Froome will make his return to racing at the UAE Tour next month as he continues his recovery from career-threatening injuries suffered last June. Froome, 34, suffered multiple broken bones including a fractured right femur, a broken hip and fractured ribs when he crashed into a wall at high speed during a recon ride at the Critérium du Dauphiné last summer.The seven-time Grand Tour winner has set himself the goal of being on the start line for the Tour de France in June, determined to pursue a record-equalling fifth Tour title. His long-awaited return to racing will come when he starts the week-long UAE Tour, which starts on 23 February. Related: 'We want to start with a bang': Mitchelton-Scott shooting for the stars in 2020 | Kieran Pender Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian