Anna van der Breggen confirms racing return for SD Worx-Protime in 2025

Anna van der Breggen
Anna van der Breggen (Image credit: Getty Images)

Anna van der Breggen has confirmed that she'll make a stunning return to road racing next season, three years after retiring.

The 34-year-old, a former Olympic and triple world champion, hung up her wheels at the end of the 2021 season to take on a directeur sportif role at SD Worx-Protime. But she'll be back in 2025, racing in SD Worx colours, after the team confirmed an earlier report from Dutch broadcaster NOS in a press conference on Thursday.

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Dani Ostanek
Senior News Writer

Dani Ostanek is Senior News Writer at Cyclingnews, having joined in 2017 as a freelance contributor and later being hired full-time. Prior to joining the team, they had written for numerous major publications in the cycling world, including CyclingWeekly and Rouleur.

 

Dani has reported from the world's top races, including the Tour de France, Road World Championships, and the spring Classics. They have interviewed many of the sport's biggest stars, including Mathieu van der Poel, Remco Evenepoel, and Demi Vollering.

 

As well as original reporting, news and feature writing, and production work, Dani also oversees How to Watch guides and works on The Leadout newsletter throughout the season. Their favourite races are the Giro d'Italia, Strade Bianche and Paris-Roubaix.

Season highlights from 2024 include reporting from Paris-Roubaix –  'Unless I'm in an ambulance, I'm finishing this race' – Cyrus Monk, the last man home at Paris-Roubaix – and the Tour de France – 'Disbelief', gratitude, and family – Mark Cavendish celebrates a record-breaking Tour de France sprint win.