Geraint Thomas says he 'just needs to stay positive and try to keep going' after Olympic time trial

The British rider has suffered through crashes at both the Tour de France and the Olympic road race

Geraint Thomas riding to 12th place in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games individual time trial
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Geraint Thomas was the best-placed of the two British riders at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games time trial around the Fuji International Speedway, but it was only good enough for the 12th spot on the day.

The Welshman has had a tough last month of racing, crashing on stage three of the Tour de France, his main objective, before crashing again in the Olympic road race.

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