Froome suffered bilharzia reinfection at the Tour de France, ISN owner says

Chris Froome (Israel Start-Up Nation) at the Tour de France
Chris Froome (Israel Start-Up Nation) at the Tour de France (Image credit: Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images)

Chris Froome suffered a return of the parasitic worm disease bilharzia during the 2021 season, according to Israel Start-Up Nation owner Sylvan Adams.

The four-time Tour de France winner suffered a reoccurrence of the disease during the Tour, where he finished 133rd three years after his last appearance at the race.

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