Although they do not earn as much as other athletes, some cyclists make impressive salaries. Here are the ones who earn the most.
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.
Chris Froome le respondió a aquellos que le aconsejan colgar la bicicleta y retirarse. “Solo me hacen reír, cuanto más me critican más me motivo”: https://t.co/mtPrGc5EqS #Giro #Giro104 #ciclismo pic.twitter.com/a84pshFtj7— Ciclismo Internacional (@CiclismoInter) May 7, 2021
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.
Lo de Tadej Pogacar es impresionante! A sus 22 años hoy ya sumó su 1er Monumento al ganar la Lieja-Bastoña-Lieja! Una cosa de locos! Venció a Alaphilippe por media rueda y Gaudu completó el podio! Valverde hoy cumplió 41 y fue 4to! Chaves mejor lat (14to) a 9s! #CICLISMOxESPN pic.twitter.com/hks60JcVIB— Mario Sabato (@mario_sabato) April 25, 2021
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.
Hey @Thom_astro, I pulled 7.9g in my recent flight in a fighter jet. It was a bumpy ride at times but I'm definitely getting better and I'll keep training. Please call me when there is a spot in a @SpaceX rocket to the @Space_Station (You can put me in the cargo bay if needed) pic.twitter.com/HWxscgXWVv— Peter Sagan (@petosagan) November 30, 2020
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).
Ayer estuve de nuevo en el barrio donde crecí, me llenó el corazón recorrer cada cuadra en la que jugaba cuando era niño, ver la inocencia de estos peques cuando recibían su regalito hizo valer la pena yo lo que hicimos Los quiero mucho Zipaquirá-Los quiero mucho Colombia!! pic.twitter.com/qWJuLlZgEc— Egan Arley Bernal (@Eganbernal) December 25, 2020
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.
!Un ejemplo de grandeza! Muy emocionado, el ex campeón del mundo, el polaco Michał Kwiatkowski agradece a Richard Carapaz por su gesto y entrega.— Sébastien Mélières (@SbastienMlires1) September 17, 2020
«He tenido victorias en mi vida pero esa siempre será especial, gracias al equipo, gracias Richard ».
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