Tom Dumoulin on the mend after being treated for intestinal parasites

Tom Dumoulin moves from Team Sunweb to Jumbo-Visma for 2020
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Tom Dumoulin hopes his early-season illness is behind him, announcing on social media that he is being treated for intestinal parasites and already feeling better.

Dumoulin, who has not raced since dropping out of the Critérium du Dauphiné last season due to his knee injury from a crash in the Giro d'Italia, was due to being his season at the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana this month but before the race began he dropped out due to illness.

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