Oomen subs in at Tour de Suisse to support Kelderman

Sam Oomen (Sunweb)

A fortnight after securing his first Grand Tour finish and ninth overall at the Giro d'Italia , Sam Oomen (Team Sunweb) is back in the saddle at the Tour de Suisse. The 22-year-old played a crucial part in Team Sunweb's Giro challenge, helping Tom Dumoulin to second overall while enhancing his own reputation with a number of assured rides in the mountains. Although he is far from the finished article and still developing, the young Sunweb rider is back on super-domestique duties in Switzerland as teammate Wilco Kelderman aims for a GC challenge of his own. Oomen was only down as a reserve for the Tour de Suisse but a last-minute change saw Lennard Kamna - who hasn't raced since Milan-San Remo - drop out and Oomen come in. "I'm not super tired but I'm not in super shape either," Oomen told Cyclingnews ahead of stage 2. "Yesterday in the ...

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