Team Sky win Tour de Romandie opening team time trial

British team sneak ahead of Orica-GreenEdge by less than a second to put Geraint Thomas into the yellow leader's jersey

Geraint Thomas leads Team Sky on stage one of the 2015 Tour de Romandie

(Image credit: Watson)

Britain's Geraint Thomas will start Wednesday's stage two of the Tour de Romandie in the yellow jersey of the overall leader, after Team Sky finished less than a second ahead of Orica-GreenEdge to win the stage one team time trial.

The British team were the last to set out on the 19.2km course, with defending champion Chris Froome in their ranks, with Orica having set a time of 21-19 earlier in the day.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).