Team Sunweb have announced that Tom Dumoulin will miss the Tour de France, on the same day that Chris Froome left hospital.
Tom Dumoulin bowed out of the Giro d'Italia as there was no change in the GC and points leader Pascal Ackermann won stage six.
Team Sunweb's Tom Dumoulin started stage five of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday, but pulled out soon after setting off.
Team Sunweb's Tom Dumoulin will start the fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia merely hoping to make it to the finish.
Team Sunweb's Tom Dumoulin has ruled out any chance of donning the Maglia Rosa this year after a heavy crash left him with a damaged knee.
Tom Dumoulin went for an X-ray after a crash that increased Primoz Roglic's lead at the end of a stage won by Richard Carapaz.
The 2019 Giro d'Italia opened up on Saturday with a tricky time trial that was impressively won by former ski jumper Primoz Roglic.
Ahead of the first Grand Tour of 2019, we look at some of the key Opta numbers for the Giro d'Italia.
The 102nd Giro d'Italia begins in Bologna on May 11 and we take a look at some of the leading contenders to win the year's first Grand Tour.
After finishing as runner-up in two Grand Tours last year, Tom Dumoulin hopes to take the extra step and add to his one major title in 2019.