Giro d'Italia still a possibility for Geraint Thomas

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky)

Geraint Thomas may yet ride the 2019 Giro d’Italia , according to Team Sky manager Dave Brailsford, who suggested that a final decision on his participation will be taken in the coming weeks. In a statement released by Team Sky on January 1, Thomas said that defending his Tour de France title would be his main target in 2019 , and appeared to rule out the prospect of riding the Giro. In recent days, however, Italian media outlets have reported that Thomas was still entertaining the possibility of riding the Giro, where Egan Bernal and Gianni Moscon have already been pencilled in to lead the line for Team Sky. Speaking to reporters at an event in Pinerolo on Thursday evening, Brailsford would neither confirm nor deny rumours of Thomas’ participation in the Giro. "He’ll come back soon from a period of training in the United States, he’ll start his season ...

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