Double cycling Olympic gold medallist Joanna Rowsell-Shand retires

Double cycling Olympic gold medallist Joanna Rowsell-Shand retires

'Having been part of the GB Cycling Team for over 10 years, travelling around the world racing my bike, today I am announcing my retirement from international cycling competition,' she said.

Briton Joanna Rowsell Shand announced her retirement from international cycling on Tuesday, calling time on a stellar 10-year career that garnered two Olympic golds and five World Championship triumphs.

Double Olympic champion Rowsell Shand retires

Briton Joanna Rowsell Shand announced her retirement from international cycling on Tuesday, calling time on a stellar career that garnered two Olympic golds and five World Championship triumphs.

Team pursuit cycling track GOLD Rio 2016 Katie Archibald, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Laura Trott and Elinor Barker.

Team pursuit cycling track GOLD Rio 2016 Katie Archibald, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Laura Trott and Elinor Barker.

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Double Olympic champion Joanna Rowsell Shand announces retirement

Double Olympic champion Joanna Rowsell Shand announces retirement

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