Peloton veteren Mathew Hayman announces retirement

Peloton veteren Mathew Hayman announces retirement

Joe Robinson 18 Sep 2018 Another of cycling's old guard hangs up their bike for good as 2016 Roubaix champion, Hayman, calls time on career After a career that has spanned 20 seasons, Mitchelton-Scott's Mathew Hayman has decided to hang up his bike in 2019. The Australian announced his decision in an emotional open letter that paid tribute to all those who supported him through his long career that spread across three teams. In the letter, Hayman said, 'The time has come for me to make a very difficult decision, one that I wrestled with for months, mainly out of fear of what my life would be like without being a professional athlete. 'I have long forgotten what it’s like to not have a race programme. Cycling has defined me for so long, but increasingly the other all-consuming constant in my life, my family, has been battling for my attention ...

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