Former Tour de France winner Ullrich retires

Updated: 2007-02-27 09:08

German cyclist Jan Ullrich kisses his wife Sara following a news conference in Hamburg February 26, 2007. Former Tour de France champion Ullrich announced his retirement as a cyclist on Monday. The 33-year-old German, who won cycling's most prestigious race in 1997, said at a presentation in Hamburg he would join the small Austrian Volksbank team, but as an adviser rather than a rider. [Reuters]


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