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Briton Geraint Thomas wins the Criterium du Dauphine

Geraint Thomas of Team Sky won the 70th edition of the Criterium du Dauphine in France

The 32 year old British rider from Wales, finished a minute ahead of nearest rival Adam Yates, 25, who won the final stage, Frenchman Romain Bardet finished third overall.

Double Olympic champion Thomas finished with an overall time of 24 hours 43 minutes and 12 seconds.

Frenchman Romain Bardet finished third overall while Britain's Tao Geoghegan Hart came 13th.

In a double success for Team Sky, they also won the team event, seven minutes and 18 seconds ahead of Team Emirates.

Billed as one the last big showdowns before La Grande Boucle, the Critérium du Dauphiné sometimes includes climbs or time trials from the upcoming Tour and is a good meaure of contenders form ahead one of cycling's biggest races.

VIDEO: 2018 Criterium du Dauphine Stage Highlights

VIDEO: The best of the 2018 Criterium du Dauphine 

2018 Criterium du Dauphine Stage 7 Top 10 Results 

1 Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott 3:51:34 
2 Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:00:04 
3 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:00:09 
4 Emanuel Buchmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:00:14 
5 Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky 0:00:19 
6 Daniel Martin (Irl) UAE Team Emirates 0:00:24 
7 Damiano Caruso (Ita) BMC Racing Team   
8 Guillaume Martin (Fra) Wanty-Groupe Gobert 0:00:28 
9 Pierre Latour (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:00:35 
10 Pierre Rolland (Fra) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale 0:00:41

2018 Criterium du Dauphine final GC Top 20

1 Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky 24:43:12 
2 Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott 0:01:00 
3 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:01:47 
4 Daniel Martin (Irl) UAE Team Emirates 0:02:35 
5 Damiano Caruso (Ita) BMC Racing Team 0:02:44 
6 Emanuel Buchmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:03:05 
7 Pierre Latour (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:04:05 
8 Pierre Rolland (Fra) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale 0:04:22 
9 Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:04:31 
10 Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin 0:04:45 
11 Antwan Tolhoek (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo 0:05:21 
12 Guillaume Martin (Fra) Wanty-Groupe Gobert 0:05:54 
13 Tao Geoghegan Hart (GBr) Team Sky 0:07:05 
14 Tiesj Benoot (Bel) Lotto Soudal 0:08:34 
15 Valerio Conti (Ita) UAE Team Emirates 0:09:00 
16 Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team 0:09:25 
17 Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Trek-Segafredo 0:10:48 
18 Léo Vincent (Fra) Groupama-FDJ 0:11:13 
19 Warren Barguil (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic 0:15:40 
20 Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:15:52

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