Tom Dumoulin out of Il Lombardia will illness

'Flu and sore throat' rules Giro d'Italia winner Tom Dumoulin out of Saturday's Il Lombardia

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Tom Dumoulin will not take part in Saturday's Il Lombardia after falling ill.

The Dutchman's Team Sunweb outfit issued a brief statement on Friday saying that Dumoulin was suffering with flu-like symptoms.

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