Tom Dumoulin unlikely to recover from injury in time for World Championships

The Dutch national coach is instead considering taking Mike Teunissen, who took the first yellow jersey at this year's Tour

Tom Dumoulin at the 2019 Critérium du Dauphiné (Anne-Christine-Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images)

(Image credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) is unlikely to recover from injury in time for the World Championships in Yorkshire this September, according to Dutch national coach Koos Moerenhout.

Following earlier reports that the Dutchman’s participation in the Vuelta a España later this month was unlikely, this latest development appears to put that question to bed, as well as further derail Dumoulin’s 2019 season.

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