Tom Dumoulin is doing as of Sunday, the Critérium du Dauphiné (9-16 June). The Dutch rider of Sunweb chooses French race over the Tour of Switzerland as preparation for the Tour de France.
Dumoulin stepped in last month’s Tour of Italy, and soon with a knee injury, is the result of a fall. The tour was also true for the Person as the primary goal this season, but will now have to shift he focus to the Tour de france. Dumoulin was already known at the end of June to the start of the Dutch championship.
Sports director Aike Visbeek says that Dumoulin Thursday, had a scan goes down before he gets to France it is. “He is using the Dauphiné to get back into his rhythm and working towards the bigger goals in July. We will take it up with Tom, there is no risk.”
The Dauphiné is Dumoulin, among more, compared to Chris Froome, Romain Bardet , Adam Yates, and Nairo Quintana-to-face.