Peter Kennaugh leaves cycling provisionally due to mental health problems

The Bora-Hansgrohe has issued a statement announcing that the cyclist will take an indefinite break to combat the mental health problems they suffer.

Peter Kennaugh will be away from the professional squad for an indefinite period to combat the mental health problems he suffers. This Friday morning the Bora-Hansgrohe team has issued a brief statement in which they announce this decision with the aim that Kennaugh will recover and return to the full competition of health.

In the text spread it is noted that the British cyclist will take a rest indefinitely in his career as a professional cyclist due to mental health problems suffering. The team has expressed its support to the rider in its decision and they have also recognized that it was the best solution for the cyclist to return to compete totally healthy.

Kennaugh himself wanted to acknowledge the support received by the team at this time so complicated for him . "I would like to thank everyone that makes up the Bora-Hansgrohe for their support and understanding for allowing me to recover from the sport. I wish the team the best of luck for the rest of the season"

Ralph Denk, team manager He hopes that Kennaugh will recover completely and can compete again in the professional peloton. "We thank Peter for his contribution to the team and we wish him well in his rehabilitation. We hope that he will return to professional cycling in the future" .

Kennaugh, who started as a professional in the Sky team, where he has achieved his greatest successes as a professional and has been key in some of the team's great victories, he joins the Bora-Hansgrohe since 2018 and last year he won the Grand Prix Cerami and was third in Tres Valesinos Valleys. In this season he participated in three of the tests of the Challenge of Mallorca and the Vuelta a Murcia before competing in the UAE Tour, which was his last race to date.

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