Tom Dumoulin to defend title at 2018 Giro d'Italia

Dutch press appears to confirm that Tom Dumoulin will return to the 2018 Giro d'Italia to defend his title

om Dumoulin celebrates after winning the 2017 Giro d'Italia.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) will return to the Giro d'Italia in 2018 to defend his title, according to various reports.

He became the first Dutchman to win the Italian Grand Tour in May ahead of Nairo Quintana (Movistar) and Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida). He and the German WorldTour team will announce his schedule at the team presentation on January 4 in Berlin.

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