Annemiek van Vleuten admits to 'doubts' over planned 2023 retirement

World champion says she still has drive to improve after almost perfect year

Annemiek van Vleuten
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Fresh from her stunning World Championship road race victory, Annemiek van Vleuten has admitted she has "doubts" over her planned 2023 retirement.

The Dutchwoman won her second world road race on Saturday, despite fracturing her elbow the previous Wednesday during the mixed relay team time trial.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.