'Cycling has been my life for 20 years': Enrico Gasparrotto calls time on his career at 38

Two Amstel Gold Race wins, 16 years as a pro, as the NTT Pro Cycling riders closes out his time in the peloton

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Enrico Gasparotto has announced his retirement from professional cycling at the age of 38 after a successful career spanning 16 years for eight teams, winning various races.

Gasparotto is perhaps best known for his two wins and other excellent performances at the opening race of the Ardennes Classics, Amstel Gold Race, but the Italian-born rider, who is now Swiss registered, has managed so much more than that.

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