Geraint Thomas

1986 - Today

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Geraint Howell Thomas, (Welsh pronunciation: [ˈɡɛraint]; born 25 May 1986) is a British professional racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Ineos Grenadiers, Wales and Great Britain, competing on both track and road. Like older compatriot and teammate on both track and road, Bradley Wiggins, he is one of the few riders in the modern era to achieve significant elite success as both a track and road rider, with notable victories in the velodrome, in one-day racing and in stage racing. On the track, he has won three World Championships (2007, 2008, and 2012), and two Olympic gold medals (2008 and 2012), while on the road he won the 2018 Tour de France, the first Welsh and British-born rider to do so.His early successes were in track cycling, in which he was a specialist in the team pursuit. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Geraint Thomas has received more than 1,266,110 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Geraint Thomas is the 255th most popular cyclist (down from 134th in 2019), the 4,260th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,807th in 2019) and the 9th most popular British Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Geraint Thomas ranks 255 out of 1,212. Before him are Erik Breukink, Louis Chaillot, Bradley Wiggins, Chris Horner, Primož Roglič, and Gunnar Asmussen. After him are Marino Lejarreta, Jakob Fuglsang, Antonio Bailetti, Mogens Frey, Philippa York, and Pavel Tonkov.

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Among people born in 1986, Geraint Thomas ranks 123Before him are Kat Dennings, Park Yoo-chun, Urby Emanuelson, Daniel Sharman, Abou Diaby, and Peyton List. After him are Aaron Swartz, Richard Gasquet, Ian Harding, Thomas McDonell, Andrea Dovizioso, and Yoo Ah-in.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Geraint Thomas ranks 4,260 out of 6,924. Before him are Edgeworth David (1858), Chris Smalling (1989), Colin Baker (1943), Dominic Howard (1977), Samuel Hearne (1745), and Chris Wolstenholme (1978). After him are Princess Charlotte of Cambridge (2015), Archie Panjabi (1972), Ernest Mangnall (1866), Amelia Warner (1982), Charles Kent (1852), and David Harewood (1965).

Among CYCLISTS In United Kingdom

Among cyclists born in United Kingdom, Geraint Thomas ranks 9Before him are Frederick Keeping (1867), Leonard Meredith (1882), Charles Henry Bartlett (1885), Victor Johnson (1883), Clarence Kingsbury (1882), and Ronald Stretton (1930). After him are Philippa York (1958), Gordon Thomas (1921), Phil Anderson (1958), Max Sciandri (1967), Chris Boardman (1968), and Graeme Obree (1965).

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