Dumoulin looks Of Rijsselberghe or Weertman as the Sportsman of the Year

Dumoulin looks Of Rijsselberghe or Weertman as the Sportsman of the Year

Tom Dumoulin will find that Dorian van Rijsselberghe and Ferry Weertman of the most worthy to Wednesday night to be voted Sportsman of the Year.

“Weertman and Van Rijsselberghe were at the Games in Rio is really the best in their sport,” said Dumoulin shortly before the beginning of the NOC*NSF sports Gala in Amsterdam for the camera of NUsport.

The 26-year-old Limburger, which olympic silver medal in the time trial and the queen’s stage in the Tour de France, is also nominated for the Jaap Eden. Max Verstappen and Sven Kramer complete the five guns that have a chance in the RAI in Amsterdam.

Despite his preference for Weertman and Van Rijsselberghe think Dumoulin that Verstappen is most likely. “It is a readers’ and I think that Max the most has brought about in the Netherlands. But he was not the best in his sport, though that, perhaps, also to his car.

“Ferry and Dorian were the best. Kramer also and I also. But certainly not the whole year. I see myself, therefore, not as a favorite.

‘Verstappen was not the best in his sport’


Also Ferry Weertman does not see himself as the leading contender. “I find it a great honor that I am nominated,” said the openwaterzwemmer, that olympic gold picked up on the ten kilometers. He finds that Van Rijsselberghe the award the most deserving.

“It is impressive that he for the second time olympic champion. After four years, again the best in the Play, I think that’s very clever.”

The sport Gala in the RAI is at 20.30 started. In addition to the Sportsman of the Year sportswoman, sports coach, team and paralympic athlete of the year.

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