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Chris Froome in Sheffield to test Tour de France route

File photo dated 21/07/2013 of Team Sky's Chris Froome of Great Britain celebrates on the podium after winning The 2013 Tour de France in Paris, France. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday November 26, 2013. See PA story SPORT Personality Shortlist. Photo credit should read: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

File photo dated 21/07/2013 of Team Sky's Chris Froome of Great Britain celebrates on the podium after winning The 2013 Tour de France in Paris, France. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday November 26, 2013. See PA story SPORT Personality Shortlist. Photo credit should read: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

  • by Sam Jackson
 

Reigning Tour de France champion Chris Froome is set to descend on Sheffield today to ride parts of the city’s Grand Depart stage.

The 29-year-old Briton who is among the favourites to claim the 2014 crown is joining some of his Sky team mates to ride the second stage.

The Tour will come to Sheffield on Sunday, July 6.

If you spot Chris or any of his team mates email your pictures to news@thestar.co.uk or tweet @SheffieldStar

 

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