Cyclist ‘Boogie’ announces retirement

One of Holland’s most successful and popular cyclists, Michael Boogerd (34), has announced he will retire after the current season. His impressive career includes winning two national championships, a first place in the prestigious Amstel Gold Race in 1999 and a fifth position in the 1998 Tour de France. Boogerd is nicknamed ‘Mr Prodent’ because of his big smile.

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