Tom Dumoulin, general of the Sunweb team, 18-time Tour de France and French runner-up, and 17-year individual time trial world champion, confirmed to leave the team at the end of the season and team up with Team Jumbo Visma, who is gaining momentum this year. ) Signed a three-year contract.
Prior to the transaction, news about Dumoulin’s transfer had been circulated, but both were rejected by the team and himself. Until today, the team finally released confirmation and produced a short highlights of their careers to thank. Dumoulin reached the peak of his career in the 17-year environment, defeating famous players such as Quintana, Nibali and Pino to win the endless cup of the year. The state has continued for 18 years. In the two consecutive Grand Tour of the Tour de Italy, the competition with Froome is comparable, but the team vice general and personal experience are far from the former, but they have failed, but their consecutive two Two Grand Tour runner-ups are enough to prove their place in the overall driver.
This year’s Dumoulin was unlucky. He retired due to a knee injury caused by a car crash in the Giro d’Italia. In the Duffin event near the Tour de France, the old injury was not retreated again. Not only did he miss the Tour de France, but he also missed the tournament after this year. It will be difficult to participate. Jumbo team’s two total results this year, Rogrich, Kluiswick, with the strong support of Tony Martin, Bennett, Deprus and other vice generals have reached the team goals and achieved good results. The vice generals will not be too weak after Dimuran arrives next year, but whether the status of the general will be maintained depends on the team’s strategy and personal status. Whether the main players will be scattered to different races or whether they follow the multi-master strategy as Movistar And everything is still unknown.
Personal main record: Dumoulin was born on November 11, 1990, joined the Argos-Shimano team (now the sunweb team) in 2012, and won the Dutch National Championship personal time trial and the third place in the World Championship in 14 years. In respect of open-air exhibitions, Huanxi won the sixth place in the same year. In the 16 years of the Rio Olympic Games, he won the silver medal of personal timing, the 17-time Italian Tournament champion, the Dutch National Time Trial champion, the World Championship personal timing champion and the team timing team champion, the 18-year circum-France Tour de France runner-up, and the World Championship runner-up.