Geraint Thomas takes solo win in Tirreno-Adriatico stage two with dramatic late attack

Thomas takes his first win of the season at Tirreno-Adriatico as Greg Van Averamet moves into overall lead

Geraint Thomas.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) took a fine win on stage two of Tirreno-Adriatico with a dramatic late attack on the uphill finish to Pomarance.

Thomas attacked with just under five kilometres to go in the mammoth 229km stage, initially being joined by Bob Jungels (Quick-Step Floors), Jonathan Castroviejo (Movistar) and race leader Damiano Caruso (BMC Racing).

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.