Chris Froome riding next year his first wedstrijdkilometers in the Tour of Colombia. “I am very happy to confirm that I in February participate in the Tour of Colombia. I will be there my season 2019 start”, the 33-year-old Brit from Team Sky will know in a video message recorded in Spanish.
The Tour of Colombia, a 2.1 stage race with a lot of climbing, will take place from 12 to 17 February. This year was the first edition, won by Colombian Egan Bernal, a team-mate of Froome, for his fellow countrymen Nairo Quintana and Rigoberto Uran.
In addition to Froome will also world champion Alejandro Valverde almost certainly be at the start in Colombia.
This year, Froome his season, also in February, in the Spanish Ruta del Sol. He won in 2018 for the first time the Giro but was only third in the Tour, which he in addition to a fifth victory grip. (belga)