Five of the biggest names in women's cycling who will retire in 2021

Trixi Worrack, Jolien D'Hoore, Anna van der Breggen, Ruth Winder and Kirsten Wild all retired in 2021
Trixi Worrack, Jolien D'Hoore, Anna van der Breggen, Ruth Winder and Kirsten Wild all retired in 2021 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The women's professional peloton is losing some of its most successful riders at the end of 2021, with the 2016 Olympic champion and three-time World Champion Anna van der Breggen stepping off the bike and into the team car for SD Worx

The 31-year-old isn't the only high-profile name to retire - some 25 female professional riders have decided to stop racing this year. Cyclingnews looks at five of the most prominent riders on the retirement list.

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