Marcel Kittel on enjoying life after cycling: My victories don't define who I am

Katusha-Alpecin's Marcel Kittel at the 2019 Paris-Nice
Katusha-Alpecin's Marcel Kittel at the 2019 Paris-Nice (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Former sprinter Marcel Kittel – who retired from the sport midway through last season – says that his past victories "don't define who I am" and that he's discovered a life outside cycling at least as rewarding as his professional career.

Talking to Dutch newspaper the Algemeen Dagblad on Sunday, Kittel said that he's now "where I want to be in my life" and has no regrets about leaving life as a professional sportsman.

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