Tour de France champion Chris Froome wins Velo d'Or award

Froome wins Velo d'Or award
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Tour de France champion Chris Froome is awarded the Velo d'Or for being named the best rider of 2013.

Tour de France champion Chris Froome has scooped the Velo d'Or award following his triumph earlier this year.

Team Sky announced that Froome has been named as the best rider of 2013 following a poll.

French publication Velo Magazine set up the vote, with Froome prevailing over the likes of Giro d'Italia winner Vincenzo Nibali.

Meanwhile, Colombia's Nairo Quintana has been voted as prospect of the year.

Tour de France winner Chris Froome of Great Britain and SKY Procycling attends the route presentation of 2014 Tour de France at the Palais des Congres de Paris on October 23, 2013
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