Chris Froome: It’s sentimental to race Vuelta a España as my last race with Ineos

Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas riding in the new Ineos Grenadiers kit
Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas riding in the new Ineos Grenadiers kit (Image credit: Ineos Grenadiers / George Solomon)

Chris Froome may not have been selected to compete at the upcoming Tour de France with his newly-named team Ineos Grenadiers but the seven-time Grand Tour winner says that there is something sentimental about competing at the Vuelta a España has his final race with the team before moving over to Isreal Start-Up Nation in 2021.

"It is a strange feeling but a sentimental feeling as well," Froome said during the official presentation of the Ineos Grenadiers kit at the Allianz Riviera Stadium in Nice Wednesday. 

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Kirsten Frattini
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Kirsten Frattini is the Deputy Editor of Cyclingnews, overseeing the global racing content plan.

Kirsten has a background in Kinesiology and Health Science. She has been involved in cycling from the community and grassroots level to professional cycling's biggest races, reporting on the WorldTour, Spring Classics, Tours de France, World Championships and Olympic Games.

She began her sports journalism career with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. In 2018, Kirsten became Women's Editor – overseeing the content strategy, race coverage and growth of women's professional cycling – before becoming Deputy Editor in 2023.