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Betschart to retire

Kurt Betschart, the older half of the famous six day pair Bruno Risi/Kurt Betschart, is retiring, reports the Swiss newsagency SI. The 38 year-old, who together with Risi has won 37 Six Day races, no longer feels he can perform at the top level. Bruno Risi, on the other hand, wants to continue racing until the 2008 Olympics.

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