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Cyclist Dumoulin ended his career without waiting for the end of the season


MOSCOW, Aug 15 Giro d'Italia stage winner, champion In 2021, Dumoulin took a six-month break from his career to focus on preparing for the Tokyo Olympics, where he eventually won a silver medal. In September of that year, he was hit by a car and suffered a broken wrist, which forced him to end the season ahead of schedule. In June 2022, the Dutchman announced that he would be ending his professional career at the end of the season. “About two months ago, I announced that I would retire at the end of the year. I had one project that was very high on my wish list – the World Cup in Australia “I had a dream to go this way. But I realized that I just can't take it anymore. The tank is empty, my legs are heavy, and the training is not going the way I hoped, not the way it is necessary for a good performance at the World Championships. After my fall something broke again in training last september.even though the farewell didn't turn out the way i hoped, i look at my career with incredible pride.Now it's time to enjoy the other things in my life and be close to the people i care about “, Dumoulin wrote on his Twitter. Dumoulin is 31 years old. In 2017 he won the Giro d'Italia and became world champion in the individual time trial. Also on his account is the silver of the 2016 Olympics, silver and bronze medals of the world championships.

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