Welsh rider Geraint Thomas wins Tour de France cycle race

The 32-year-old Team Sky rider came first at the end of the gruelling three-week Tour de France in Paris on Sunday, 11 years after he first took part in the race and came 140th out of 141 competitors, with Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin in second place followed by Britain's Chris Froome, the earlier favourite and four-times winner of the Tour, in third position.

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Geraint Thomas became Britain's third winner of the Tour de France when he crossed the finish line in Paris, reports BBC News.