Tom Dumoulin to attempt Giro-Tour double

Tom Dumoulin to attempt Giro-Tour double

Joe Robinson 27 Feb 2018 Giro Champion set to follow in footsteps of Chris Froome according to team sport director Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) looks set to tackle the Giro d'Italia-Tour de France double this season, according to his team sports director. Speaking on Dutch cycling podcast De Rode Lantaarn , Team Sunweb 's Aike Visbeek confirmed that Dumoulin would be heading to the Giro in May before attempting to win the Tour in July. 'At the moment we have a clear plan. Tom will go for the General Classification at the Giro and he will also go for the Tour,' said Visbeek before confirming that Wilco Kelderman would ride the Tour before going to the Vuelta a Espana in August. However, conflicting reports have been released suggesting the team and Dumoulin will not make a decision on the Tour until after he has raced the Giro. A reporter from ...

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