Quitting MPCC was Dumoulin's decision say Jumbo-Visma

Tom Dumoulin (Jumbo-Visma)
Tom Dumoulin (Jumbo-Visma) (Image credit: Jumbo-Visma)

Jumbo-Visma have defended Tom Dumoulin's decision to quit the MPCC, stating that their Tour de France contender didn't want to be accused of hypocrisy over the controversial use of sports supplement, ketones. Dumoulin's reasons for leaving the MPCC were branded as 'not reasonable' by the movement's president Roger Legeay.

Dumoulin announced that he was leaving the MPCC last weekend and cited ketones and the body's lack of clarity and support when it came to racing Paris-Nice earlier this year. 

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at Cyclingnews.com between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.