André Greipel bows out on distinguished career: 'It's finished now, but I did my maximum'

The German retires after finishing 10th at the Münsterland Giro

Andre Greipel
(Image credit: PA)

Sprint supreme André Greipel competed in the final race of his professional career at the Münsterland Giro yesterday, as he retires from professional cycling with a 10th place finish in Germany.

Greipel announced in July during the Tour de France that he was planning to retire from the sport at the end of the season, and he did so in his home country as he helped his Israel Start-Up Nation team-mate Alexis Renard to second-place.

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.