Thomas defends Welsh championship

Young Welsh rider Geraint Thomas will complete a remarkable recovery from injury this weekend when he defends his Welsh Senior Road Race Championships title on Sunday, according to a report from the BBC.

The 18-year-old underwent an operation to remove his spleen after a training crash in Australia in February. The world junior scratch race champion was hospitalized after hitting a piece of road debris while training in Sydney, where he was due to compete in a round of the track world cup.

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