Yellow jersey of Geraint Thomas prepared for domestique duty on Tour de France summit finish

Team Sky prepared to put the yellow jersey on the front to protect Chris Froome

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Stage five of the Tour de France could see the yellow jersey on domestique duty as Geraint Thomas is put to work for team-mate Chris Froome.

Froome came into the race as Team Sky’s leader with Thomas as a back-up option, and despite Thomas taking the yellow jersey onto the race's first summit finish to La Planche des Belle Filles, that plan remains unchanged.

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