Geraint Thomas withdraws from World Championships

Geraint Thomas says that he doesn't "feel physically up for a good Worlds", and will not start in Richmond

Geraint Thomas looks relaxed before Stage 12 of the 2015 Vuelta Espana

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Geraint Thomas has pulled out of competing in the 2015 UCI Road World Championships for Great Britain at the end of September in the USA, saying that he does not "feel physically up for a good Worlds".

In a statement posted on his personal Facebook page on Monday evening, the 29-year-old Welshman said: "It's been a hard decision to make but the season has taken its toll on me and I don't feel physically up for a good Worlds.

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