Peter Sagan announces retirement from road cycling, focuses on 2024 Olympics
The athlete is known for winning the Tour de France seven times
Last week, Peter Sagan announced through his social networks, in a video, that he will retire from road cycling and that, now, he has the objective of focusing on participating in the 2024 Olympics. his mind “long ago”.
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“I always said that I would like to finish my mountain biking career, because I started my mountain biking career. It gives me a certain pleasure at the end of my career because I’m doing something I really enjoy”, said the cyclist.
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Peter Sagan informed that the decision weighed in because he wanted to see a new side of life and be able to participate more actively in the lives of his children: “It is important for me to spend time with my son Marlon and see life from other angles, and not just as a cyclist . It was never my dream to race or be a professional racer until I was 40 or 50. I think now is the time. And if I manage to finish my career in Paris at the Olympic Games, that will be a good thing for me.”
The athlete has an impressive track record in professional cycling, being a seven-time Tour de France champion with 12 individual stage wins, second-highest active professional rider, and winning the junior mountain bike world title aged 18 in 2008.
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