TRO­PHY TAKEN

Procycling - - PROLOGUE -

Po­lice are try­ing to track down

Geraint Thomas’s Tour de France tro­phy, af­ter it was stolen while on dis­play at the Cy­cle Show in Birm­ing­ham. The round porce­lain tro­phy, coloured dark blue and lined with gold, was loaned to Pinarello who show­cased it along­side the Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a Es­paña equiv­a­lents at the event. “The tro­phy is of pretty lim­ited value to who­ever took it but it means a lot to me and to the team,” Thomas said, be­fore ap­peal­ing for it to be re­turned.

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