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The pink dream of Chris Froome: British leader explains why he thinks the Giro to win

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Chris Froome prepares for the Tour of Italy on may 4 in the Israeli Jerusalem. The Brit is going for the third time to start in the Giro and is very satisfied about the preparation of his team, Team Sky for this year’s edition. That he reported in an interview with Eurosport.

There are still dark clouds over the heads of Froome. A drug test imposed a high Salbutamolgehalte in his blood expose. That means take Froome says against asthma. From June, the Briton still be suspended and that brings the chance of a fourth consecutive Tourzege compromised.

Froome is happy with his vormcurve and believes that he at the right moment can peaks. During the Tour of the Alps, his first voorbereidingskoers, attacked Froome with a fourth place next to the stage. “I attach not too much importance to the result, my cadence was all good. I felt already much better than during Tirreno – Adriatico. It was not my intention to contest also to win.”

The four-time tour winner saw a strong performance from its competitor, the Frenchman Thibaut Pinot who is also the gc on his name wrote. “Thibaut is very strong currently, and that offers good prospects for him in the Giro. Also Domenico Pozzovivo is in excellent shape. But I’m not worried. Everyone prepares in his own way, for on the Giro and perhaps peaks my competitors do too fast.”

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