'It was raining but my day was still awesome': Geraint Thomas relishes first day in yellow at Tour de France

Thomas hoping to keep the race lead until the first summit finish

Geraint Thomas at the start of stage two of the Tour de France in Düsseldorf

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

The second stage of the Tour de France may have been run under heavy rain for much of its duration, but that did little to dampen the enjoyment of Geraint Thomas (Team Sky), riding from Düsseldorf to Liège with the yellow jersey on his back

Leading the race by five seconds after winning the opening time trial, Thomas enjoyed a relatively easy day in yellow, bouncing up quickly from a crash with 30km to go which took down team leader Chris Froome.

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