Tour De France Stage 12: Thomas Wins Again On Alpe D'Huez

Tour de France Stage 12: Thomas wins again on Alpe d'Huez

Martin James 19 Jul 2018 Back-to-back stage wins for the Welshman caps remarkable day of action Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) won his second straight stage of the 2018 Tour de France at the summit of Alpe d'Huez, winning a five-man sprint for the line to cap an incredible day's action in the Alps. After Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) was brought down in a crash in the final 4km, the leading GC contenders fought out a fascinating battle for glory over the final kilometres, but Thomas was last man standing on the line, beating Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb), Romain Bardet (AG2R) and Chris Froome in the sprint. Nibali recovered from his crash to finish within sight of the leaders, but Nairo Quintana (Movistar) was dropped midway up the climb to leave his hopes of winning the race in tatters. An early attack from the breakaway group had seen Dutchman Stephen Kruijswijk spend ...

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