House of Commons
GERAINT THOMAS BBC SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2018
EDM #1938
Tabled 17 December 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House congratulates Geraint Thomas from Wales on being voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2018, recognises his victory in the 2018 Tour de France, which saw him become only the third Briton to win the race; further congratulates Geraint Thomas for becoming the first Welshman to win Sports Personality of the Year since footballer Ryan Giggs in 2009; notes that this award comes after Geraint Thomas was named BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality of the Year 2018 earlier this month; and recognises this remarkable achievement.