Geraint Thomas (C) of Wales receives a kiss from the podium girls after retaining the lead after the 126.5km stage 4 of the Tour Down Under in Adelaide on January 25, 2013. The six-stage Tour Down Under takes place from January 20 to 27. AFP PHOTO / Mark Gunter IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE
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Geraint Thomas of Wales celebrates winning the gold medal in the Men's Road Race during day eleven of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 3, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.
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Geraint Thomas of Great Britain and Team Sky crosses the finishing line losing 34 places in the general classification after crashing during stage 7 of the Paris-Nice race from Mougins to Biot Sophia Antipolis on March 15, 2014 in Mougins, France.
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Geraint Thomas of Wales goes past The Tolbooth during the Men's individual time trial during day eight of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 31, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.
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Winner of the 2013 Tour de France, Chris Froome of Great Britain and SKY Procycling (C) celebrates with teammate Geraint Thomas of Great Britain after the twenty first and final stage of the 2013 Tour de France, a processional 133.5KM road stage ending in an evening race around the Champs-Elysees, on July 21, 2013 in Paris, France.
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Geraint Thomas of Great Britain celebrates winning gold and setting a new world record after the Men's Team Pursuit Track Cycling final on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Velodrome on August 3, 2012 in London, England.
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Geraint Thomas of Wales and Sky Procycling celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win stage two of the 2013 Tour Down Under on January 23, 2013 in Rostrevor, near Adelaide, Australia.