Chris Froome claims Giro d’Italia to complete slam of Grand Tours

CHRIS FROOME is about to complete the slam of holding the three Grand Tours titles by taking victory within the Giro d'Italia.

Froome held off lates assaults from rival Tom Dumoulin to safe the lead on the finish penultimate stage.

 Chris Froome is set to add the Giro d'Italia title to his collection

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Chris Froome is about to add the Giro d'Italia title to his assortment
 Froome celebrates holding on to the lead at the end of the penultimate stage in Italy

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Froome celebrates holding on to the lead on the finish of the penultimate stage in Italy

The Workforce Sky rider now wants to complete the ultimate stage procession to clinch the title and take his place on this document books as one of the best cyclists in historical past.

Froome, 33, will add the Giro to his Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana titles – solely the seventh individual in historical past to win all three Grand Tours races.

The 4-time Tour de France champion takes a forty-second lead over Dumoulin into Sunday's ceremonial end in Rome.

In profitable his third consecutive Grand Tours, Froome will match the achievements of biking greats Eddy Merckx and Bernard Hinault.

 Chris Froome will hold the three Grand Tours titles at the same time

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Chris Froome will maintain the three Grand Tours titles on the similar time
 Chris Froome will join the list of legends of cycling after his latest success

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Chris Froome will be a part of the record of legends of biking after his newest success

Dumoulin attacked Froome a number of regularly on the ending climb of the 133-mile stage from Susa to Cervinia.

However regardless of making 5 makes an attempt in complete, he was unable to break the desire of British star Froome.

After Dumoulin's fifth assault, Froome responded with an acceleration of his personal and dropped Dumoulin briefly.

Spanish rider Mikel Nieve of the Mitchelton-Scott group gained the stage with an extended, solo breakaway to rejoice his thirty fourth birthday.

The ultimate stage tomorrow is a flat seventy one-mile leg, made up of ten laps round a circuit via the centre of Rome.

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CHRIS FROOME is about to complete the slam of holding the three Grand Tours titles by taking victory within the Giro d'Italia.

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