How much prize money did Tom Dumoulin get for winning the Giro d'Italia?

Nice little payday for Dutchman and his Team Sunweb team-mates

Tom Dumoulin wins the 2017 Giro d'Italia

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Tom Dumoulin would have woken up a very happy (and probably quite hungover) man on Monday morning, not only because he had won the Giro d'Italia, but also because he'd secured quite a nice payday in the process.

Winning the pink jersey in Milan brought prize money of more than €200,000, split between a €115,668 prize for finishing top of the general classification, and another €90,000 "special" prize that is also awarded for doing exactly the same thing.

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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.