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.

Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker of Great Britain celebrate winning the gold medal after the Women's Team Pursuit Final for the Gold medal on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker of Great Britain celebrate winning the gold medal after the Women's Team Pursuit Final for the Gold medal on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Olympic cycling champion Joanna Rowsell Shand looks at why there is still a gap in the amount men and women receive in prize money.

Women's Sport Week: Why do women get paid less in prize money?

Olympic cycling champion Joanna Rowsell Shand looks at why there is still a gap in the amount men and women receive in prize money.

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Double Olympic champion Joanna Rowsell Shand announces retirement

Double Olympic champion Joanna Rowsell Shand announces retirement

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.

#rio2016 #cycling #britain Gold medalists Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker of Great Britain celebrate on the podium at the medal ceremony for the Women's Team Pursuit on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Their haul of medals makes them equals on the bike, but off the track it is a different story for British cycling’s golden couple Jason Kenny and Laura Trott - at least when it comes to money.

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.

Joanna Rowsell Shand on alopecia, the athletes' village plumbing, and winning gold at the Rio Olympics

Joanna Rowsell Shand on alopecia, the athletes' village plumbing, and winning gold at the Rio Olympics

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