Geraint Thomas: 'it won't be a step backwards if I don't do well at the Giro d'Italia'

British Giro d'Italia contender Geraint Thomas says "it's just a bike race, we can't put too much stress on it"

Geraint Thomas.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Team Sky's Geraint Thomas says that performing well as a leader in the three-week Giro d'Italia, starting on Friday May 5 in Alghero, is not necessary for the progression of his career.

The Welshman walked into the race headquarters wearing a white Sky shirt for a pre-race press conference in Alghero, in the northwest corner of Sardinia.

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