The Triumph of Thomas

This Sunday, the Briton Geraint Thomas (Ineos Grenadiers) won the Tour de Suisse. A victory acquired at the end of the eighth and last stage, a time trial won by the Belgian Remco Evenepoel (Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl).

He had the last word. This Sunday, the Briton Geraint Thomas, resident of the Ineos Grenadiers training, won the Tour de Suisse. A final victory made possible after his second place on the eighth and last stage of this 2022 edition, a 25.6 kilometer time trial raced in Vaduz, Liechtenstein. In this stage of the day, three seconds ahead of him, we find the Belgian Remco Evenepoel, resident of the Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl formation, who therefore triumphs for this final rehearsal of this 2022 edition.

Fourteenth place finish for Pinot

The leader of the general classification, before this last day of racing, namely the Colombian Sergio Higuita, resident of the Bora-Hansgrohe formation, must be satisfied with the eleventh place of the day. In the general classification, he slipped into second position and thus retained his place on the podium. A podium completed by the Dane Jakob Fuglsang, resident of the Israel-Premier Tech training. Among the French, still at the level of the general classification, Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) finished fourteenth.

8th and final stage – Vaduz-Vaduz (Liechtenstein) (25.6km – time trial) – Sunday June 19, 2022
1- Remco Evenepoel (BEL/Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl) in 28’26”
2- Geraint Thomas (GBR / Ineos Grenadiers) at 3 ”
Stefan Küng (SUI/Groupama-FDJ) at 11”
4- Daniel Felipe Martinez (COL / Ineos Grenadiers) at 28 ”
5- Bob Jungels (LUX/AG2R Citroën) at 33”
6- Maximilian Schachmann (GER / Bora-Hansgrohe) at 39”
7- Felix Grossschartner (AUT/Bora-Hansgrohe) at 55”
8- Neilson Powless (USA/EF Education-EasyPost) at 59”
9- Jakob Fuglsang (DAN/Israel-Premier Tech) at 1’02”
10- Dylan van Baarle (PBS / Ineos Grenadiers) at 1’05 ”

Paul Ourselin (FRA / TotalEnergies) at 2’12”

Final general classification
1- Geraint Thomas (GBR / Ineos Grenadiers) in 33h07’09”
2- Sergio Higuita (COL / Bora-Hansgrohe) at 1’12”
3- Jakob Fuglsang (DAN/Israel-Premier Tech) at 1’16”
4- Neilson Powless (USA/EF Education-EasyPost) at 2’10”
5- Stefan Küng (SUI/Groupama-FDJ) at 2’25”
6- Bob Jungels (LUX / AG2R Citroën) at 2’59”
7- Felix Grossschartner (AUT / Bora-Hansgrohe) at 3’37”
8- Daniel Felipe Martinez (COL / Ineos Grenadiers) at 3’39”
9- Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA / Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux) at 3’42”
10- Maximilian Schachmann (GER / Bora-Hansgrohe) at 3’45”

14- Thibaut Pinot (FRA / Groupama-FDJ) at 6’49”

#Triumph #Thomas

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.