Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas wins Criterium du Dauphine

Thomas cements Dauphine pole as Bilbao wins penultimate stage Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas wins Criterium du Dauphine
Shannon Reynolds | 13 June, 2018, 19:41

Mitchelton-Scott's Briton Adam Yates was 26 seconds behind the stage victor in fifth.

Thomas finished fifth on the final day in the end, having moved into the yellow jersey and clear of his rivals thanks to second place finishes at Valmorel and La Rosiere on stages five and six.

Thomas then launched a spectacular bid to catch Martin and only French hope Romain Bardet was able to follow.

"Without the boys here I would not have won the Dauphine".

Sir Bradley Wiggins won the race for a second time in 2012 before going on to become the first British victor of the Tour, while Froome has won it on four occasions, each time going on to claim the yellow jersey in Paris. "I'm more anxious about my form for the Tour de France".

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Thomas added to ITV: "I always felt in control, I always felt pretty good, but I didn't want to get too carried away (on the final climb)".

"The Tour de France has been my goal since start of season, but the Volta a Catalunya set things back", Yates said about crashing out of the Catalonia tour in March.

Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas with a trophy after winning the Criterium du Dauphine.

"From the start of the year I said I wanted to get there [the Tour de France] in the best shape possible and I'm on course for that". I get to ride the races I want and I am a leader in a lot of them.

It gave them a 19 second lead over Team Sunweb and a 27 second advantage over Quick-Step Floors. Geraint Thomas (GBR/SKY) at 21sec, 3. Emanuel Buchmann (GER) BORA - hansgrohe +14 5. Romain Bardet (FRA/ALM) 09, 4. Dan Martin (IRL/EAU) 24, 7. Pierre Rolland (FRA) Team EF Education First - +41 Drapac p/b Cannondale Overall leaders 1. Pierre Latour (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale +35 10.

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