Tour De France: Geraint Thomas On Cloud Nine After Historic Alpe D'Huez Win

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) in the maillot jaune

Same result, same post-stage script but if Geraint Thomas keeps up this level of performance it might be his erstwhile leader Chris Froome (Team Sky) who is asked those tricky questions surrounding leadership status. After an electric stage 12 at the Tour de France , finishing at Alpe d'Huez, Thomas has taken his second stage victory and put yet more time into Froome. Back-to-back stage wins in the Alps for Thomas puts him 1:39 ahead of the defending champion, with Tom Dumoulin a further 11 seconds adrift, and although Thomas was keen to sing from the same Team Sky hymn sheet as he had done after winning at La Rosière he leaves the Alps in pole position. For the second day in row Thomas was peppered with questions around leadership at Team Sky, and while Froome remains central to Team Sky's long-term Tour plans and at the top of their ...

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