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Who’s earning what? Report reveals top-20 pro cycling salaries

Who’s earning what? Report reveals top-20 pro cycling salaries

Ever wondered how much you’d earn if you won the Tour de France twice before you turned 23? Six million euros ($6.6 million) a year,…

Tuesday, Mar 22

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Ever wondered how much you’d earn if you won the Tour de France twice before you turned 23?

Six million euros ($6.6 million) a year, that’s how much.

At least, that’s what a report published this weekend by sports finance outlet Calcio e Finanza suggests Tadej Pogačar is earning in 2022.

The Calcio e Finanza study shows the top-20 salaries for male pro cyclists in 2022. Although the numbers are best-guess calculations rather than confirmed team paychecks – and some of the data is likely based on 2021 salaries – the list gives an interesting flavor of what’s going on in the big business of pro cycling.

Before we dive in to some of the interesting details, here’s the list:

Top-20 wages, per Calcio e Finanza

> Tadej Pogačar (UAE Emirates): €6.0 million Chris Froome (Israel Start-Up Nation): €5.5 million Peter Sagan (TotalEnergies): €5.5 million Geraint Thomas (Ineos Grenadiers): €3.5 million Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers): €2.8 million Michal Kwiatkowski (Ineos Grenadiers): €2.5 million Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl): €2.3 million Alejandro Valverde (Movistar): €2.2 million Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers): €2.2 million Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma): €2.2 million Vincenzo Nibali (Astana Qazaqstan): €2.1 million Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma): €2.0 million Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix): €2.0 million Adam Yates (Ineos Grenadiers): €2.0 million Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ): €2.0 million Romain Bardet (Team DSM): €2.0 million Jakob Fuglsang (Israel-Premier Tech): €2.0 million Elia Viviani (Ineos Grenadiers): €1.9 million Nairo Quintana (Arkéa-Samsic): €1.9 million Fernando Gaviria (UAE Emirates): €1.8 million Some takeaways: Ineos Grenadiers still boasts bumper bank […]

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