Geraint Thomas stages remarkable comeback to hold off Alberto Contador and win Paris-Nice

Geraint Thomas takes his first WorldTour stage race win with a spectacular comeback on the final stage of Paris-Nice, holding off Alberto Contador to win the title

Geraint Thomas wins Paris-Nice (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) won a memorable Paris-Nice title with a remarkable comeback in the final 20km to hold off a marauding Alberto Contador (Tinkoff).

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.