No Chris Froome as Israel Start-Up Nation cancel Israel camp and head to Girona

Chris Froome shows off his Israel Start-Up Nation 2021 kit
(Image credit: Israel Start-Up Nation)

Israel Start-Up Nation’s January training camp in Israel has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The team will instead gather in Girona, Spain, this month, although new signing Chris Froome will not be in attendance, opting to stay in California for further rehab and strength work. 

Israel entered a third national lockdown last week amid soaring infection rates, with the country’s borders closed to foreign visitors. That has made it impossible to welcome a squad featuring 16 different nationalities into the country for the traditional first team-building camp. 

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