Tom Dumoulin makes guest appearance at Amstel Gold Race

Tom Dumoulin
Tom Dumoulin (Image credit: Eurosport)

Tom Dumoulin made a rare public appearance at Amstel Gold Race on Sunday, turning up at the start and then watching the race as the peloton climbed the Cauberg with around 60km to go. The Dutchman, who lives close to the race, hasn't competed all year after taking an indefinite break from racing. 

In January, Dumoulin was initially listed as part of Jumbo-Visma's eight-man Tour de France team but within just a few days of the news the former Giro d'Italia winner announced that he would take a leave of unpaid absence due to pressures and stresses related to his life as a pro cyclist. 

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at 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.