Updated: Sunday, 03 August 2014 23:59 | By Agence France-Presse

Thomas wins Commonwealth road race for Wales

Welsh rider Geraint Thomas won gold in the gruelling men's 168km men's road race as cycling came to a close at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.


Thomas wins Commonwealth road race for Wales

Wales' Geraint Thomas celebrates as he wins the men's road race at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on August 3, 2014 - by Adrian Dennis

Thomas, who won bronze in the time trial, survived suffering a puncture with just 6km to go to finish in a time of four hours 13 minutes and five seconds.

A sprint finish saw New Zealand's Jack Bauer claim silver while Scott Thwaites took bronze for England.

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