Geraint Thomas: GB's Olympic road race leader still not decided

The leader of the Team GB squad for the men's Olympic road race will be decided closer to the race on August 6

Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas on stage 21 of the 2016 Tour de France

(Image credit: Watson)

Team GB have a number of potential medal hopes in the men's Olympic road race, which takes place on August 6, with Geraint Thomas saying the leader of the squad hasn't yet been confirmed.

Whereas in the 2012 Games when Britain's medal hopes hinged solely on Mark Cavendish, any one of the five men selected for the race in Rio could come away with a medal.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.