Geraint Thomas, Tour de France 2011, stage three

Welshman Geraint Thomas has signed up to British-based Team Sky for a further three years, the squad announced on Tuesday evening. The deal takes him up to the end of the 2014 season with the WorldTour-level team.

Thomas has impressed at the 2011 Tour de France with a show of versatility and strength. In the opening week, 25-year-old Thomas wore the white jersey of best young rider, just as he did in the opening week of the Tour last year.

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