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- Date of Birth:
- May 20, 1985
- 6' 1"
Chris Froome (born May 20, 1985 in Nairobi, Kenya) is a British professional cyclist. He was raised in Kenya and South Africa. He is a rider for the UCI ProTeam Team Sky. He was the winner of the 2013 and 2015 Tour de France. He is the first Brit to win the Tour de France twice. He was diagnosed with bilharzia in 2010, which is caused by being exposed to contaminated water. He represented the United Kingdom in the 2012 Olympic Games.
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Chris is best known for being the winner of the 2013 and 2015 Tour de France.
Chris married Michelle Cound in Nov. 2014. They have one child together, a son.