Geraint Thomas: 'I'd bet on Froome for Tirreno-Adriatico queen stage summit finish'

Despite being in the race lead, Thomas says that Froome is the man to deliver on Saturday's summit finish

Geraint Thomas after stage three of Tirreno-Adriatico

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Despite being in the Tirreno-Adriatico lead, Geraint Thomas says that he would bet on Team Sky star Chris Froome to ride away from the field on Saturday's summit finish.

Thomas took the overall leader's blue jersey on Friday when he finished fourth behind winner Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) on stage three to Trevi, central Italy, with Froome third in the general classification just three seconds behind his Welsh team-mate.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.