Tom Dumoulin: I can't compete with Nibali and Quintana at 95 per cent

The Dutchman says he's feeling calmer in his GC ambitions than he did at the Vuelta a España 2015

Tom Dumoulin.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) is heading into the Giro d'Italia on Friday with eye on a general classification placing in a Grand Tour for only the second time in his career, and says he'll need "all possible luck" to get on the podium.

The Dutchman came close to victory in the Vuelta a España in 2015 before slipping to sixth on the penultimate stage and conceding his lead to Fabio Aru (Astana), and faces a tough challenge on the mountainous route of the 100th Giro with former winners Nairo Quintana (Movistar) and Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) vying for victory.

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