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Belgian reinforced knechtenteam of Giro-defending champion Tom Dumoulin

bcb819cbc7e7a28409cd96b618e8c8c6 - Belgian reinforced knechtenteam of Giro-defending champion Tom Dumoulin

Tom Dumoulin goes with Team Sunweb for his second consecutive Girowinst. Also the Belgian Louis Vervaeke may. Reports that Team Sunweb on his website.

The Dutchman Tom Dumoulin last year won his first grand tour and also want this year to compete for the victory. He will receive the support of the 24-year-old Belgian Louis Vervaeke. Also his faithful Dutch wegkapiteins Roy Curvers and Laurens ten Dam.

“We go to the Giro with the same goal as last year and want to again a good result with Tom Dumoulin to achieve,” says team leader Marc Cousin. “Tom Dumoulin, Sam Oomen and Louis Vervaeke to the Sierra Nevada pulled to the Giro to prepare for. On paper the Giro is even more difficult than last year, with more climbing and less tijdritkilometers. Therefore, We expect three exciting weeks. Our selection is a mix of talented climbers and experienced wegkapiteins. We are going to Israel with a strong and confident team and look forward to the start of the Giro.” The Giro starts on may 4 in Jerusalem.

The selection of Team Sunweb in the Giro:

Tom Dumoulin (Ned), Roy Curvers (Ned), Laurens ten Dam (Ned), Chad Haga (Usa), Chris Hamilton (Aus), Lennard Hofstede (Ned), Sam Oomen (Ned), Louis Vervaeke (BEL)

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