These are the 5 best paid cyclists

Although they do not earn as much as other athletes, some cyclists make impressive salaries. Here are the ones who earn the most.

Chris Froome

We tell you which are the cyclists who have impressive salaries. Photo: Wikimedia-Konstantin Kleine

LatinAmerican Post| Juan Manuel Londoño

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1. Chris Froome

This British cyclist is the highest paid in the world, with a salary of 5.5 million euros . Froome races for the Israel Start up Nation team and during his career he has achieved several important titles, such as 4 Tour de France victories, 2 Vueltas of Spain and 1 Giro d'Italia.

2. Tadej Pogacar

This 22-year-old Slovenian cyclist runs for UAE-Team Emirates and has an estimated salary of 5 million euros . Among his main achievements are having won a Tour de France in 2020, the Adriatic Tirreno in 2021 and the classification of young people in the 2019 Tour of Spain.

3. Peter Sagan

Sagan ties with Pogacar, as he also has an estimated salary of 5 million euros . This Slovakian runs for the UCI World Team Bora – Hansgrohe. Considered one of the greatest talents of his generation . Sagan has won major titles, including: three Road Cycling World Championships in a row, a European Road Cycling Championship and 17 Grand Tour stages of cycling. The 31-year-old has also won the Tour de France points classification not once, but seven times.

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4. Egan Bernal

We finally reached a Latin American, unfortunately the only one on this list. Colombian Egan Arley Bernal Gomez, with only 24 years old, has an estimated salary of 2.8 million euros . The victory that catapulted him to fame and which remains his greatest achievement was in 2019, when he won the Tour de France . Egan was the first Latin to win this event, but his victories don't stop there. He has also won in minor laps such as the Tour of California (2018) and the Tour of Switzerland (2019).

5. Michał Kwiatkowski

Finally, we have the Polish cyclist Michał Kwiatkowski, a member of the Ineos Grenadiers team, who has an estimated salary of 2.5 million euros . At 30, he has significant achievements, such as a victory in the general classification of the Adriatic Tyrrhenian and in the Tour de Pologne.