Thomas talks up ‘phenomenal’ Pogacar as Tour de France’s Covid fears ease

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  • Ineos rider says Slovenian could dominate for six more years
  • Entire remaining peloton negative for Covid-19 after testing

The entire peloton of the Tour de France tested negative for Covid-19 during the rest day on Monday as Geraint Thomas and his Ineos Grenadiers team faced up to a near-impossible job in containing the imperious double Tour winner, Tadej Pogacar, in the forthcoming triptych of mountain stages.

Despite himself and two teammates being within two minutes of the defending champion Pogacar in the overall standings, Thomas was effusive about the challenge posed by the Slovenian. “He can ride on the cobbles, he can do everything,” the 2018 Tour champion said. “He’s phenomenal.”

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Written by Jeremy Whittle in Morzine
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