How Geraint Thomas won the 2018 Tour de France

The key moments in Geraint Thomas’s Tour victory, from last winter to the final TT

Geraint Thomas on the podium after stage 20 of the 2018 Tour de France

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Even after his victory in the Critérium du Dauphiné, the prospect of Geraint Thomas winning the Tour de France seemed the longest of long shots.

Yet, his ride to victory was faultless, almost inevitable, right from the moment when Dave Brailsford, in the midst of the investigation of Chris Froome’s elevated salbutamol level, asked him to prepare for the Tour as Team Sky’s leader.

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