British riders 'proud' of Peter Kennaugh's decision to step away from cycling indefinitely

Owain Doull and Adam Blythe both said it was a brave decision for the Manxman to end his professional career

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Pete Kennaugh (Bora-Hansgrohe) made a "brave" decision to stop his racing career early to focus on himself and his family, say fellow British riders.

Kennaugh, Olympic champion and two-time stage winner in the Critérium du Dauphiné, took n indefinite break from cycling last week, saying he needed to "rediscover happiness, motivation and enthusiasm."

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