Renshaw To Retire At The End Of The Season

Mark Renshaw is one of numerous Australian's to have led the Tour Down Under

Mark Renshaw will retire from professional cycling at the end of this season, bringing the curtain down on a career that began in 2004. The Australian made the announcement on Thursday morning in a statement on the Dimension Data website. “After 16 years, I’m proud to announce that 2019 will be my final year as a professional road cyclist,” wrote Renshaw , who will turn 37 in October. “I know it’s the right time to step away from racing, my body and mind won’t allow me to perform and compete to the level that’s required for a race like the Tour de France. I am very fortunate to be able to make the decision to finish this chapter of my life on my terms, and I’m hugely excited about my future ventures.” A product of the Australian track programme, Renshaw turned professional on the road with FDJeux.com in 2004 before ...

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