Chris Froome aiming to race again in 2019

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Chris Froome (Team Ineos) has revealed an ambitious goal on his road to recovery from the devastating crash he suffered at the Critérium du Dauphiné in June, stating that he hopes to take part in post-season criteriums before January.

Froome, who two weeks ago was spotted on his bike for the first time since the crash, and has since accidentally sliced a tendon in his thumb, revealed to The Telegraph that he aims to be back racing semi-competitively before the end of the year, and will line up at the Saitama Criterium in late October.

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