Giro d'Italia winner Tom Dumoulin to enjoy some well-earned rest after abandoning Tour de Suisse

Dumoulin has gone through 27 days of hard racing since the start of May

Tom Dumoulin at the 2017 Giro d'Italia

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) will finally get a chance to put his feet up after deciding not to start stage six of the Tour de Suisse due to fatigue.

The Giro d'Italia winner has barely stopped since the start of May, pulling off an unexpected maiden Grand Tour victory in Italy, racing stage one of the Hammer Series just five days later, then heading to the Tour de Suisse to fulfil domestique duties.

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