Tom Dumoulin decides to skip Vuelta a España to avoid physical and mental fatigue after Giro win

Dutch rider to tackle BinckBank Tour and one-day races ahead of World Championships

Tom Dumoulin is led by his Sunweb team on stage 17 of the Giro d’Italia (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) will not travel to the Vuelta a España next month, instead solely focussing on the World Championships in Bergen at the end of September.

After winning the Giro d'Italia in May, Dumoulin raced at the Tour de Suisse and Hammer Series before enjoying some time off the bike at the beginning of July.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.