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Thomas wins BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality 2014

Geraint Thomas admitted it was a dream come true to be among such esteemed company after being voted the BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality for ...

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Tired Thomas delivers unexpected cycling gold

Double Olympic champion Geraint Thomas stunned himself to win the Commonwealth Games cycling road race - scampering clear from his rivals despit...

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Thomas pens new deal with Team Sky

Geraint Thomas insists he can’t wait to discover what the future holds for him after signing a new deal with Team Sky.

The 28-year-old We...

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Thomas excited for Paris-Nice test

Geraint Thomas insists he is looking forward to being taken out of his comfort zone after an injury to reigning Tour de France champion Chris Fr...

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Thomas bounces back Down Under

Geraint Thomas claimed third place on the latest stage of cycling's Tour Down Under.

Thomas produced a well-judged performance in the int...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 1 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Beijing 2008
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

www.geraintthomas.com

Along with Ed Clancy and Steven Burke, Welshman Geraint Thomas, MBE, is a surviving member of the 2008 endurance squad, having won team pursuit gold in Beijing.

‘G’ won three world titles in the build-up to Bejiing 2008, but following an appearance at the Manchester World Cup in 2009, he focused his attentions more on the road.

Previously, he had successfully completed his first Tour de France in 2007 and after signing for Team Sky, he made a significant impression on the 2010 Tour.

Thomas racked up several top-ten stage finishes and wore the prestigious young rider’s jersey from stages three to seven.

At the 2011 Tour de France, Thomas finished sixth in the first stage to earn the white jersey, which he held until stage seven. He also won the combativity award on stage 12 for a memorable breakaway as the race entered the Pyrenees, ending up 31st overall.

He also helped Mark Cavendish win the world road race title in 2011 before revealing he would be focusing on the track in 2012.

At the World Championships, he was part of the British team pursuit quartet that won gold – their first since 2008 – and set a new world record in the process.

At the 2012 Olympics in London, Thomas won gold in cycling track, team pursuit with partners Ed Clancy, Steven Burke and Peter Kennaugh.