Geraint Thomas' Tour de France trophy stolen from event in Birmingham

14 Octobre, 2018, 12:56 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
  • Geraint Thomas won the 2018 Tour de France

Team Sky said in a statement: "The trophies were loaned to Pinarello (Team Sky's bike supplier) for the recent Cycle Show at the NEC in Birmingham".

Pinarello managing director Richard Hemington said he was devastated by the theft.

The BBC reported Police are investigating the theft of the Coupe Omnisports - the trophy presented each year to the Tour de France victor.

Geraint Thomas of Great Britain and Team Sky during the 105th Tour de France 2018, Stage 21 a mile 72 stage from Houilles to Paris Champs-Elysees, July 29, 2018, in Paris.

"It is incredibly unfortunate that this has happened", Thomas was quoted as saying in a statement. "A trophy is important, but clearly what matters most are the wonderful memories from this incredible summer - and no one can ever take those away". We accept full responsibility and have personally apologized to Geraint.

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Armstrong might still be in possession of his trophies and jerseys but the US cyclist was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and given a lifetime ban by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) when he decided not to contest USADA drugs charges back in 2012.

The incident is reminiscent of the 1966 theft of the Jules Rimet Trophy, awarded to the football world cup winners, which was stolen from a cabinet during an exhibition at a hall in Westminster in March.

Armstrong made the comment as he retweeted BBC Sport's tweet about the trophy being stolen.

Team Sky had been displaying all three grand tour trophies around the United Kingdom following Chris Froome's success at last year's Vuelta a España and this year's Giro d'Italia, and Thomas's maiden grand tour success at the Tour in July. "The matter is now subject to a police investigation".

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