Chris Froome to make Israel Start-Up Nation debut at Vuelta a San Juan

Chris Froome will make his debut for Israel Start-Up Nation in Argentina

“I look forward to racing with my new team-mates and getting the ball rolling on the adventure that lies ahead.”

Froome, who struggled during the interrupted 2020 season to get back up to speed following the career-threatening injuries suffered at the 2019 Criterium du Dauphine, will use the race to build up his fitness.

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“He is not going to Argentina to win the race,” the team’s sporting director Rik Verbrugghe said. “We see it as a perfect opportunity for Chris to start the building process towards the peak of the season down the road.”

PA

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