Dumoulin: If Chris Froome Pulls Off Another Finestre, There's Nothing I Can Do

Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) stage 11 at the Tour de France

Tom Dumoulin ( Team Sunweb ) currently sits third overall at the Tour de France , and is well placed to challenge for the yellow jersey. But the Dutchman admits that if Chris Froome ( Team Sky ) delivers another Finestre-like performance , he could be helpless to stop him. Dumoulin currently has Froome in his sights, at just 11 seconds ahead of him on the GC, while Geraint Thomas is 1:50 in front of Dumoulin, leading the race. With an individual time trial to come on stage 20 , Dumoulin knows that he can bide his time behind Froome in the Pyrenees and strike on his favoured terrain. However, in the back of his mind must be the fact that, no matter his condition, Froome could roll out another performance like the one on stage 19 between Venaria Reale and Bardonecchia at the Giro d'Italia, which featured the climb ...

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