Tom Dumoulin: 'Bradley Wiggins showed me what's possible'

Dutchman Tom Dumoulin is fourth overall in the Vuelta a España and is hoping to move up after Wednesday's key time trial stage, taking cues from Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins

Tom Dumoulin looks happy in the leader's jersey before the start of Stage 10 of the 2015 Vuelta a Espana (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Dutchman Tom Dumoulin saw from Bradley Wiggins that a time trial rider can switch to grand tours if the pieces are in place. After a 'surprising' first two weeks, Dumoulin sits fourth overall in the Vuelta a España with a long time trial on the horizon.

Team Giant-Alpecin hopes its 24-year-old can hold on today and recover as much as possible in Wednesday's 38.7-kilometre time trial in Burgos. Dumoulin currently sits 1-25 minutes behind overall leader, Italian Fabio Aru (Astana)

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.