Chris Froome says Tour de France course is 'brutal'

Chris Froome (Team Ineos) (Image credit: Getty Images)

Chris Froome (Team Ineos) has reacted to the 2020 Tour de France route reveal, calling the 21-day race 'brutal'.  Organisers Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) have designed a challenging parcours that includes five mountain finishes before the race concludes in Paris on July 19.

"It's a brutal, brutal course, but good," Froome said in an interview at the Palais des Congrès in Paris on Tuesday. "I think it's going to be a really explosive race and very much in favour of the mountains."

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