'I was just lucky. If I was two centimetres to the right I would have gone down'

Tom Dumoulin avoided the catastrophic motorbike crash at the Giro d'Italia stage nine but lost a key mountain helper in Wilco Kelderman

Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) at the Giro d'Italia (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) says he can be satisfied with his result on the crucial Giro d'Italia summit finish to Blockhaus on stage nine on Sunday, but laments losing a key mountain helper for future stages after his compatriot Wilco Kelderman crashed into a stationary motorbike.

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