Megan Guarnier to retire after World Championships

The UCI Women's WorldTour and Giro winner is looking to her "next life chapter"

Megan Guarnier wins stage ten of the 2017 Giro Rosa

Megan Guarnier at the 2017 Giro Rosa. Image: Owen Rogers

Megan Guarnier (Boels-Dolmans) has announced that she will retire from professional cycling after the UCI Road World Championships in September.

Winner of the 2016 Giro Rosa, as well as the inaugural UCI Women's WorldTour title in the same year, she will call time on her career following the hilly championships in Innsbruck, Austria.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.