VIDEO: Team throw Geraint Thomas in pool

Team Sky mark Geraint Thomas

winning the BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality 2014 award

with a special tribute to their rider at a training camp in Majorca, Spain.

The 28-year-old Welsh cycling star conducts a floodlit rendition of Welsh national anthem

Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau,

before being encouraged to ‘cool off’ in the swimming pool.

In a memorable year, Thomas went straight from his highest-placed finish in the Tour de France to the Commonwealth Games, where he won a bronze in the time trial and then

claimed gold in the road race

in dramatic fashion – overcoming a late puncture and a wheel change to cross the finish line first.

Those exploits saw him

pip gymnast Frankie Jones and mountain biker Manon Carpenter

to the BBC Wales award after a public vote.

*See more from Geraint Thomas on

Sport Wales

this Friday, 19:00 GMT on BBC Two Wales; also available for seven days after transmission on iPlayer

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/wales/30397573

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