• Geraint Thomas pulled out all the stops to make the final podium alongside winner Tom Jelte Slagter and Javier Moreno
  • Edvald Boasson Hagen, Chris Sutton and Thomas kept themselves amused ahead of the start
  • 20 laps and 90 kilometres were on the agenda on the final day of action
  • Jens Voigt leads an escape early on
  • Luke Rowe helped with lead-out duties as Team Sky targeted the intermediate sprints
  • The team worked hard to keep the race together and shut down early moves
  • Mathew Hayman has added invaluable horsepower and experience to the team during the week
  • Team Sky put two superb lead-outs together to help Thomas collect four valuable seconds
  • Jon Izagirre dropped a place to Thomas but would still finish an impressive fifth
  • Javier Moreno had a safe passage to second overall
  • The pace was high
  • Ian Stannard has campaigned his national champion's jersey well Down Under
  • With the bonus seconds decided mid-stage a short-lived break tried to go clear
  • Despite his earlier lead-out work Boasson Hagen still finished the stage a fine third
  • At the finish there was no stopping Andre Greipel who took his third stage win of the race
  • Tom Jelte Slagter stayed safe to win the race overall - the biggest result of his career
  • All three men on the podium had secured major WorldTour points for their teams
  • Slagter becomes the first leader of the WorldTour standings
  • Thomas also returned to the podium to claim the points and competitive jerseys

Tour Down Under stage six gallery

Geraint Thomas pulled out all the stops to make the final podium alongside winner Tom Jelte Slagter and Javier Moreno