Thomas and Swift: No team orders for Sky leaders

gerant thomas, british national champion, jersey, helmet, tour de france 2010

Geraint Thomas and Ben Swift today declared they're both racing for the win in tomorrow's National Championship road race in Stamfordham, but made it clear they won't sacrifice the team's chances of retaining the title.

Speaking at this afternoon's pre-race press conference, reigning champion Thomas and rising star Swift were happy to joke with each other, yet insisted they won't be so friendly on the bike tomorrow afternoon.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.