Friday 17 August 2018

WATCH: 'He's done it!' - Twitter reacts to Geraint Thomas winning Tour de France

From the Prime Minister to his old classmates - Twitter has reacted to Geraint Thomas's Tour de France victory.

For once, Geraint Thomas enjoyed the ride. He has talked of how much he suffered on Alpe d’Huez, how he dug to his deepest reserves to cling on to up the Aubisque, but on Sunday the pain washed away and the champagne flowed as he bobbed to Paris to collect the maillot jaune. He is the third Briton to win the Tour de France and the first from Wales, and he held the red dragon proudly over his head as he soaked up the moment. It will be hard to top.

Read more: Geraint Thomas wins the 2018 Tour de France to clinch first yellow jersey

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