'I had no feeling in my hands' says Geraint Thomas, explaining Tour de Romandie crash

The Ineos rider was on the brink of taking the race lead, and potentially a first win since 2018, when disaster struck in the final few metres

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

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Geraint Thomas has said a lack of feeling in his hands caused his crash on stage four of the Tour de Romandie.

Having distanced the rest of the field alongside Canadian Michael Woods (Israel Start-Up Nation), the two riders began to contest the uphill sprint finish for the stage win, and even if beaten Thomas would have assumed the race lead if he'd crossed the finish line alongside Woods.

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