Geraint Thomas takes stunning win in the yellow jersey atop Alpe d'Huez to extend Tour de France lead

Thomas sprints to victory on Alpe d'Huez - Dumoulin second, Bardet third, Froome fourth

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Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) tightened his grip on the Tour de France yellow jersey as he became the first British rider to win a Tour stage on Alpe d'Huez.

Thomas looked strong throughout the stage as Team Sky controlled the final climb, closing down attacks by Nairo Quintana (Movistar), Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida), and Romain Bardet (Ag2r La Mondiale).

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