‘Geraint Thomas has got to be the most talented rider I’ve ever worked with’

Former teammate Ed Clancy says Geraint Thomas has the talent to win the Giro d'Italia in its 100th edition

Geraint Thomas on stage five on the Tour of the Alps

(Image credit: Foto Mosna)

Geraint Thomas has to be considered as one of the favourites for the upcoming Giro d’Italia, according to his former teammate Ed Clancy.

The pair won two Olympic team pursuit gold medals together at Beijing 2008 and London 2012, before the Welshman switched his focus entirely to the road.

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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).