Geraint Thomas makes up for slip with time trial performance to seal Tour de Romandie overall

Remi Cavagna won the fifth and final time trial stage for Deceuninck - Quick-Step

Geraint Thomas on stage five of the Tour de Romandie 2021 (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images)

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Geraint Thomas secured the overall victory at the Tour de Romandie with a time trial performance good enough to easily usurp Michael Woods (Israel Start-Up Nation).

The Ineos Grenadiers' rider already had half a minute on the Canadian at the intermediate time check on the 16km-long course, fulfilling Woods' prediction that he had little chance to take what would have been a first stage race victory of his career.

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