Bicycle racing is a well-known sport in the world. There are many major races and the Tour de France is the most popular race. Lance Armstrong has won the race seven times in a row. The 2016 champion is Englishman Christopher Froome. Let’s see the top 3 cyclists in the world nowadays.
Christopher Froome is a professional Englishman born in Kenya, who plays for UCI Proteam Team Sky. He has a height of 1.86m and weighs 69 kg. The British racer won the c in the years: 2013, 2015, 2016. With 3 wins, Froome became the first British cyclist in history who has won this world famous race three times.
Froome was born in Kenya but grew up in South Africa and later moved to Europe with the dream of pursuing his cycling career. The success of Christopher Froome continues to affirm the position of the British cyclists at the Tour de France bicycle race in recent years.
Alberto Contador is a professional cyclist from UCI ProTeam. Contador was born in Madrid, Spain. His height is 1.76m and weighs 62 kg. He has been at the top of the Tour de France 2007, the Giro d’Italia 2008, the Vuelta a Espana 2008 and the Tour de France 2009. Contador is the 5th racer in history to win all 3 Grand Tours cycling competitions.
Vincenzo Nibali is an Italian cyclist who has been playing for the Astana team since 2013. Nibali was born in Messina, Italy, with a height of 1.81m and weighs 65kg. This Astana racer is known to the public after winning the Tour de France in 2014. The Italian racer has shown excellent performance when he wore yellow in 18 of the 21 stages of the race. In addition, he has won many other titles such as Giro d’Italia (2013), Vuelta a Espana (2010).