Giro d'Italia: Geraint Thomas 'devastated' after losing race

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It's been a heart breaking afternoon for Welsh Cyclist Geraint Thomas after he was overtaken in the penultimate state of the Giro d'Italia.

The 37 year-old went into today's crucial time trial onMonte Lussari in north east Italy with a 26-second lead.

However a strong showing from Primož Roglič saw that lead slip away.

Thomas finishing 14 seconds behind Roglic, and losing the pink jersey, his hopes of winning now all but over ahead of tomorrow's processional finish in Rome.

In a tweet Thomas said he was "devastated" by the race outcome, despite being proud of taking part.

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