Tom Dumoulin: 'I was disappointed with the Tour route. My chance of winning Giro is greater’

Dutchman eyes a second maglia rosa for his trophy cabinet

Tom Dumoulin hopes to target the Giro d'Italia this season
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) says that the 2019 Tour de France route disappointed him, pushing him to race the Giro d'Italia in May.

The Dutchman, second overall in both grand tours in 2018, is aiming to repeat his 2017 Giro win and to return to the Tour in July.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1