Thomas replaces injured EBH in Ghent-Wevelgem

Geraint Thomas, Milan-San Remo 2011, start

Fresh from his second place in Dwars door Vlaanderen on Wednesday, Welshman Geraint Thomas has been picked to replace injured Sky team-mate Edvald Boasson Hagen for Sunday's Ghent-Wevelgem classic.

British national champion Thomas was pipped on the line in Waregem at the end of Dwars door Vlaanderen by breakaway companion Nick Nuyens (Saxo Bank) - but his strong riding to keep the bunch at bay shows he is on great form.

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