Chris Froome close to grabbing the fourth Tour de France title

The main race of the Tour de France is currently underway. EWN sports reporter Jean Smythe is with Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka and gives an update all things Tour de France.

He says currently Team Sky rider Chris Froome, the British professional road racing cyclist, is looking good and closing any opportunities for others to catch up to him.

We've got a long day relatively flat which will be likely for him to maintain that lead upfront...

Jean Smythe, EWN sports reporter

I think for now Chris Froome is definitely and absolutely in power position and it's looking like a fourth jersey for him.

Jean Smythe, EWN sports reporter

According to Smythe, South Africa's Louis Meintjes is second in the young rider category and performing very well.

Smythe says he spoke to Meintjies before the start of Friday's race and he echoed that he is feeling good about the race.

A lot of people are talking a lot about him, and the other teams in the race certainly have an eye on him as a potential winner of this race

Jean Smythe, EWN sports reporter

Team Dimension Data Reinardt Janse van Rensburg really performed well ...

Jean Smythe, EWN sports reporter

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