The third stage of the Tour de France has ended in a disappointment for Team Jumbo-Visma. In the beginning of the stage Robert Gesink had to abandon the race with a collarbone fracture.
The 75th Vuelta a España will start on Tuesday 20 October. Robert Gesink will help Jumbo-Visma leaders Primoz Roglic and Tom Dumoulin with their mission to win the general classification.
Robert has decided to forgo the World Road Cycling Championships this week in Imola, Italy. The Dutch jumbo-Visma, 34, comes out tired of his Tour de France, which he finished in 42nd place.
Robert Gesink has made it through the first mountain stage in the Tour de la Provence without problems. He climbed within the first group on the difficult final climb.
Robert has come through the fast first stage of the Tour de la Provence unscathed. Team Jumbo-Visma directed by sports directors Jan Boven and Sierk-Jan de Haan finished the flat stage from Châteaurenard to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer in the peloton.