Thomas turns into first Briton to win Tour de Suisse


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Geraint Thomas
Geraint Thomas’ earlier greatest end within the Tour de Suisse got here in 2015 when was second

Geraint Thomas has change into the primary Briton to win the Tour de Suisse after ending second on the ultimate day time trial in Vaduz.

The 2018 Tour de France winner was nicely forward of his fundamental basic classification rivals as Remco Evenepoel received on stage eight.

Belgian Evenepoel accomplished the course in 28 minutes 26 seconds, with Welshman Thomas three seconds slower.

Thomas overtook Sergio Higuita for the win, beating him by greater than a minute.

Jakob Fuglsang completed third in an occasion marred by virtually 30 riders, together with 4 groups, pulling out due to Covid-19 on Friday.

Higuita, of Colombia, had held a slim lead going into the 25.6km time trial in Vaduz, Liechtenstein, leaving Thomas because the favorite to win as the beginning of the 2022 Tour de France looms in Copenhagen on Friday, 1 July.

Thomas lived as much as that billing, taking an enormous chunk of trip of his rival to win the overall classification by 1min 12sec.

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