Geraint Thomas fifth in Tour despite working for Froome

Team Sky's super domestique Geraint Thomas has a top GC position of his own following a strong climbing performance on stage 10 of the Tour de France

Geraint Thomas on stage six of the 2015 Tour de France

(Image credit: Watson)

Despite playing the role of super domestique for his leader Chris Froome, Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas moved to fifth overall in the 2015 Tour de France after a stellar performance to La Pierre-St Martin on stage 10.

The Welshman, 29, paced Froome into the early stages of the first summit finish of the race but clung on near the front of the race as Froome shed his main rivals to take the stage win and tighten his grip on the yellow jersey in the Pyrenees.

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