Lizzie Deignan rethinking retirement plans

A new focus may override British rider Lizzie Deignan's original intention to bow out after the 2019 World Champs

Lizzie Deignan.

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Lizzie Deignan has put her 2020 retirement plans on hold and hinted that her career may continue beyond the end of the decade with a new outfit.

The Boels-Dolmans rider had previously suggested retiring after the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, to be held in her native Yorkshire.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.