Tuesday 07 February 2023

Olympic round up: silver for Dumoulin

Tom Dumoulin celebrates. Photo: Wieringa Photography via HH

Tom Dumoulin celebrates. Photo: Wieringa Photography via HH

Dutch cyclist Tom Dumoulin won silver in the men’s individual time trial event in Rio on Wednesday afternoon.

Dumoulin finished the 54.k race ahead of Tour de France winner Chris Froome but had to concede victory to Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara who finished in 1:12:15.42

Dumoulin, who had a wrist fracture to contend with, said it was just a question of ‘strenuous pedalling’.

In other events, Ranomi Kromowidjojo qualified for the 100m freestyle final in what was a difficult race.

The women’s hockey team also continued to make progress, beating China 1-0 in the dying minutes of their group match.

Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl

The DutchNews.nl team would like to thank all the generous readers who have made a donation.

DutchNews.nl has been free for 16 years, but without the financial backing of our readers, we would not be able to provide you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch. Your contributions make this possible.

If you have not yet made a donation, but would like to, you can do so via Ideal, credit card or Paypal.