Geraint Thomas powers to victory as Team Sky take 1-2 in Tour of the Alps stage three

Landa takes second on the third stage as Thomas moves into overall lead

Geraint Thomas winning the stage three of the Tour of the Alps

Geraint Thomas leads the Team Sky victory at stage three of the Tour of the Alps

(Image credit: Twitter/Tour of the Alps)

Geraint Thomas and Mikel Landa of Team Sky showed what other Giro d'Italia contenders will be up against with a strong 1-2 on stage three of Tour of the Alps.

The Welsh rider stormed to victory after an impressive ride from Team Sky catapulted the Brit into the overall lead. Race leader  Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) struggled to keep up with Thomas after becoming isolated from his FDJ teammates.

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