Geraint Thomas Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Cyclist, Instagram
Geraint Thomas Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Cyclist, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Bike. He is famous for 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 was the 2014 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, the 2017 Tour of the Alps. And the 2018 Critérium du Dauphiné. As well as winning his first semi-classic, the 2015 E3 Harelbeke. Geraint Thomas Wiki.
In 2017, he became the first Welshman. And only the eighth cyclist from the ‘UK’. To wear the yellow jersey at the Tour de France only to crash out on stage 9 with a broken collarbone. Geraint Thomas Wiki.
Geraint Thomas Wiki / Biography
|Full name||Geraint Howell Thomas|
|Born||25 May 1986
Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||70 kg (154 lb; 11 st 0 lb)|
|Current team||Team Sky|
|Discipline||Road and track|
|Rider type||All-rounder (road)
|Maindy Flyers Youth Cycling Club /CC Cardiff|
|2005||Team Wiesenhof (stagiaire)|
|2006||Saunier Duval–Prodir (stagiaire)|
Geraint Thomas Early and Personal Life
Born in Birchgrove, Cardiff, Thomas attended Whitchurch High School. He began cycling with the Maindy Flyers Cycling Club at Maindy Stadium at the age of 10. Where he rode with future Team Sky teammate Luke Rowe. Before going on to ride for other local clubs. Cycling Club Cardiff and Cardiff Just in Front. His first race bike was a blue Giant. Following some successes in under 14 and under 16 events. Including National Championships, his first notable success came. When he won silver medal in the points race at the European Championships. Geraint Thomas Wiki.
Geraint Thomas Wife
Thomas met his wife, Sara Elen Thomas, through a mutual friend. The couple reside in Monaco, and got married in Wales in October 2015. Geraint Thomas Wiki.
Geraint Thomas Career
Thomas became a member of British Cycling’s Olympic Academy. He won the Carwyn James Junior Award at the BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year ceremony. Thomas competed at World Cup events around the world. And was training in Sydney, Australia, in February 2005. When he crashed after the rider in front of him hit a piece of metal in the road. Which was flicked up into Thomas’ wheel. He suffered internal bleeding after the piece of metal entered his body during the fall. Rupturing his spleen which subsequently had to be removed. Geraint Thomas Wiki.
He rode most of his races of 2006 for Recycling. But towards the end of 2006 joined Saunier Duval–Prodir as a stagiaire. He also rode a few races, such as the Tour of Britain, for the Great Britain squad.
Geraint Thomas Achievements
- 1st Time trial, National Road Championships. Geraint Thomas Wiki.
- 1st Overall Critérium du Dauphiné.
- Tour de France
- 1st Stages 11 & 12
- Held after Stages 11–12
- 2nd Overall Volta ao Algarve
- 1st Stage 3 (ITT)
- 3rd Overall Tirreno–Adriatico
Geraint Thomas Net Worth
If a domestique could win in their own right at other races away from the Grand Tours, then they can demand big money. Examples would be Team Sky’s Richie Porte and Geraint Thomas. They would earn between £550,000 and £850,000 because they can demonstrate a capability of winning at WorldTour level. A super-domestique needs to show consist development and consistent performance. Geraint Thomas Wiki.
Geraint Thomas Social Profile
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