Tour de Suisse stage one (ITT): Langnau im Emmental - Langnau im Emmental, 9.5km
Thomas finished 17 seconds behind TT specialist Dennis and was one of three Team INEOS riders in the top 20, with Jonathan Castroviejo one place behind him in 14th (+18") and Owain Doull finishing 18th, a further second back.
Egan Bernal finished 26th (+21") and is now third in the best young rider classification.
There’s a big eight days to come. Tomorrow is a new day and we’re looking forward to getting back on the bike and giving our all.”
- Sport Director Gabriel Rasch
"It’s the last test for G and Egan before the Tour, G is one of the favourites here and we’ll back him 100%.
Stage two of the Tour de Suisse is a hilly circuit around Langnau im Emmental which could suit a breakaway and will be one for the GC riders to be careful of if the wet conditions that blighted the final part of the TT return.