Sacha Modolo leaves professional cycling

the sprinter Sacha Modolo (35) hang up the bike after not find equipment to continue his career this 2023 season. The decision has been made public in a video that he has uploaded to his YouTube channel and that he has titled ‘Thank you Cycling. It’s beautiful!’, where he collects his greatest successes in these years as a professional. “With the end of 2022 my cycling career also ends, a long journey of 28 years. It was beautiful and I will miss you…”, declared Modolo next to the farewell video.

during their 13 years as a professional, accumulates 47 wins, two of them in the 2015 Giro d’Italia. In 2010 he made the leap to professional, and since then he has been in different teams: Colnago – CSF / Bardiani (2010-2013), Lampre-Merida (2014-2016), UAE Team Emirates (2017), EF Education First (2018-2019), Alpecin-Fenix ​​(2020-2021) and Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè (2022).

With this last structure, of which he was a part last season, the sprinter shows some disappointment. “Given the relationship that existed with Bardiani, They could have told me already in June that I would not continue, I did not care […] I’m not angry to leave it, because I am already 35 years old and if it had not been this year it would be the next, but if I had known before I could have withdrawn as I wanted; instead, she left it somewhat anonymously.”

In its first year as a professional (2010) achieved a fourth place in a Milan-San Remoand it was in 2011 when he got his first victories as a professional: in the Tour of Denmark, Coppa Agostoni, Giro di Padania, and a long etcetera.

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In his palmares also reflects his triumph in the Tour of Switzerland, the Tour of Poland or the Tour of Beijing. In the Vuelta a Andalucía 2018 he took a stage. Their last success was in 2021after getting the third position in the Tour de Luxembourg. Of the Grand Tours of cycling, Modolo has participated in two Tours of Spain, one Tour de France and ten Giros d’Italia.

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