Tom Dumoulin survives Giro d'Italia crash to move up to second overall

There is rarely a quiet moment on the Giro d'Italia, as Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) knows better than most. The defending champion and the general classification contenders might have hoped for a low-key outing as they resumed their duties after the rest day. Instead, they found themselves in a whole-hearted contest from gun to tape on the race's longest stage from Penne to Gualdo Tadino.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.