Geraint Thomas continues rise to be one of Britain's greatest-ever cyclists

Welshman Geraint Thomas's win in the Volta ao Algarve at the weekend has now elevated him to one of Britain's greatest ever cyclists

Geraint Thomas after stage 5 of the 2016 Volta ao Algarve

(Image credit: Watson)

Geraint Thomas's overall victory in the Volta ao Algarve in Portugal on Sunday has elevated him among Britain's greatest cyclists in history.

The 29-year-old from Cardiff placed fifth on the final stage to secure the victory in the UCI 2.1-ranked event, and win the race for a second year running.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.