Tour de France champ Chris Froome misses out on Olympic gold

He had to settle for bronze in the time trial

Chris Froome

Cyclist Christopher Froome of Great Britain waits for the signal to start his men's individual time trial at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Pontal beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

British cyclist Chris Froome has won a bronze medal in the men's individual time trial event at the Rio Olympics.

It comes just weeks after he won the Tour de France for a third time.

The 54.5km time trial in Brazil was won by Swiss cyclist Fabian Cancellara in a time of 1:12:15.42.

Froome was a minute behind, finishing in 1:13:17.54, while Dutchman Tom Dumoulin took silver in 1:13:02.83.