Tom Dumoulin: 'I'm afraid of that final week; we haven't even done half the climbs yet'

Pink jersey wearer taking nothing for granted after beating Nairo Quintana at Oropa

Tom Dumoulin on the podium after winning stage 14 of the Giro d'Italia

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Despite two stage wins so far including stage 14's summit finish to Oropa, race leader Tom Dumoulin says that he is still afraid of the mountainous final week of the Giro d'Italia.

With time bonuses, Dumoulin put 24 seconds into pre-race favourite Nairo Quintana (Movistar) on the summit finish. Quintana had a gap early on the climb, but the Dutchman from Maastricht returned and dropped him for the stage win and bonus seconds.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.