Historic Overview Geraint Thomas
Geraint Howell Thomas, MBE (born 25 May 1986) is a Welsh professional racing cyclist who rides for the UCI WorldTeam Team Sky, Wales and Great Britain.
Thomas has enjoyed success both on the track and on the road. On the track he is a former world champion and Olympic gold medalist in the team pursuit in 2008 and 2012. Thomas is the current Commonwealth road champion and has tasted success at the 2004 Paris–Roubaix Juniors, through to senior victories at the 2010 British National Road Race Championships. Thomas has also achieved stage race overall victories; the 2011 & 2014 Bayern-Rundfahrt, the 2016 Paris–Nice and the 2017 Tour of the Alps, as well as winning his first semi-classic, the 2015 E3 Harelbeke.
In 2017, he became the first Welshman, and only the eighth Briton, to wear the yellow jersey at the Tour de France only to crash out on stage 9 with a broken collarbone.