Tom Dumoulin: 'Something remarkable has to happen for me to win the Giro d'Italia'

Dumoulin says he doesn't expect to reclaim the lead from Simon Yates on the 34.2km time trial on stage 16

Tom Dumoulin on stage 15 of the Giro d'Italia

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) needs something "quire remarkable" for a second consecutive Giro d'Italia win with such a dominant Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) in the 2018 lead.

Dumoulin gained time on his rival in the stage one time trial in Jerusalem, but lost time on every other occasion. He is riding consistently, but not as well as Yates in the mountains.

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