Geraint Thomas feels foolish after bizarre finish-line crash at Tour de Romandie

THYON 2000 LES COLLONS SWITZERLAND MAY 01 Michael Woods of Canada and Team Israel StartUp Nation sprint arrival while Geraint Thomas of The United Kingdom and Team INEOS Grenadiers Crash on final meters stage during the 74th Tour De Romandie 2021 Stage 4 a 1613km stage from Sion to Thyon 2000 Les Collons 2076m TDR2021 TDRnonstop UCIworldtour on May 01 2021 in Thyon 2000 Les Collons Switzerland Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
Geraint Thomas (Ineos Grenadiers) crashes in the two-up sprint at stage 4 of Tour de Romandie (Image credit: Getty Images)

Geraint Thomas (Ineos Grenadiers) was in the perfect position to win stage 4 and move into the overall lead at the Tour de Romandie when he dramatically crashed during a two-up sprint against Michael Woods (Israel Start-Up Nation) just metres away from the finish line at the summit of Thyon.

In a post-race interview with CyclingPro, Thomas said that his right hand slipped off the handlebars as he tried to change gears mid-sprint, causing him to crash.

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