Spitz and Grabsch win German cyclists of the year

Sabine Spitz and Bert Grabsch have been named German cyclists of the year, as voted by German road magazine Radsport. Both riders have won important titles this year. Spitz received the gold medal in the Olympic Games in Beijing, whereas Grabsch won the time trial World Championships in Varese, Italy.

Spitz earned the top spot with 42.1 percent, ahead of newly crowned German cyclo-cross champion Hanka Kupfernagel (20.3 percent). Third place went to Judith Arndt (15.8 percent).

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