Sir Dave Brailsford Believes Chris Froome Still Has A Chance

May 23, 2018 by

Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford believes that Chris Froome can still win the Giro d’Italia despite his slower pace as they move into the final week of the event.

The first two weeks of the Giro d’Italia were difficult for the British cyclist, but he managed to win his first Giro stage just before getting into the finals. The four-time Tour de France winner’s chances are looking better thanks to his recent success.

Brailsford told reporters, “Can he still do it? Absolutely he can. Vincenzo Nibali was further back in the general classification in 2016 and won. The key guys rise to the top due to an incredible ability to recover.

Froome, 32, has seen some mishaps on the course, and despite some heavy preparation, fell to a crash during stage eight.

At the moment, Froome is three minutes and 10 seconds behind opponent Yates, but with seven stages remaining, there’s more than enough time for Froome to make up the lost time.

Brailsford went on to state, “When the first crash happened that put us on the back foot. Instead of trying to build up during the first week of the Giro, Christ spent it trying to recover from the crash. However, in the last couple of days he’s started to feel better. And the talk last night and this morning was about taking it on. Did I see it coming? It wasn’t impossible. Was it probable? We weren’t sure.”

TOP online betting SITESDecember 2018
#SiteNZRatingBonusBet
1 IE allowed5/5100% Match up to $250 NZD Bet now
Review
2 IE allowed4.9/5100% Match Bonus Bet now
Review
3 IE allowed4.8/5$501 NZD Bonus Bet Bet now
Review

Trent Wilson

More About

Trent Wilson is OnlineBetting.nz’s resident sports news expert. He draws on his extensive sporting knowledge, his qualification in sports management and his passion for betting to provide the latest, most up to date information on sporting events in New Zealand and across the globe.
Trent is a veritable treasure trove of sports information and has been betting online for several years. He prides himself in keeping his readers informed, and in always offering an unbiased standpoint that reflects exactly what’s going on in the sports world.

View Posts - Visit Website