Olympic Champion Anna Kiesenhofer announces new sponsor for 2022

OYAMA JAPAN JULY 25 LR Silver medalist Annemiek van Vleuten of Team Netherlands gold medalist Anna Kiesenhofer of Team Austria and bronze medalist Elisa Longo Borghini of Team Italy pose on the podium during the medal ceremony on day two of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Fuji International Speedway on July 25 2021 in Oyama Shizuoka Japan Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
Olympic Champion Anna Kiesenhofer (Austria) (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Olympic road race champion Anna Kiesenhofer has announced that Swiss Krono Group will support her until 2024 as she continues to pursue her cycling aims without a trade team.

Kiesenhofer, who hasn’t ridden for a professional team since 2017, looks set to continue as an independent amateur rider with the arrival of this new partnership.

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Matilda Price is a freelance cycling journalist and digital producer based in the UK. She is a graduate of modern languages, and recently completed an MA in sports journalism, during which she wrote her dissertation on the lives of young cyclists. Matilda began covering cycling in 2016 whilst still at university, working mainly in the British domestic scene at first. Since then, she has covered everything from the Tour Series to the Tour de France. These days, Matilda focuses most of her attention on the women’s sport, writing for Cyclingnews and working on women’s cycling show The Bunnyhop. As well as the Women’s WorldTour, Matilda loves following cyclo-cross and is a recent convert to downhill mountain biking.