What a list. When you come to put together a definitive listing of every major title won by a British cyclist in 2008, the results make your eyes water.

Britain’s dominance in human-powered two-wheel sport has been nothing short of dominant, we are currently the strongest cycling nation by dint of the fact that we have more world champions than any other country.

Here we round-up wins and medal positions in the Grand Tours, Olympic Games, World Championships and Paralympics in every cycling discipline, senior and junior.


HOW MANY SENIOR TITLES DOES GREAT BRITAIN HOLD?

TRACK nine out of 18

ROAD (road race and time trial) one out of four

MTB (downhill and cross-country) two out of four

BMX one out of two

CYCLO-CROSS zero out of two

HOW MANY OLYMPIC TITLES DOES GREAT BRITAIN HOLD?

TRACK seven out of nine

ROAD (road race and time trial) one out of four

MTB (cross-country) zero out of two

BMX zero out of two


Great Britain Roll of Honour 2008

GRAND TOURS

4 Tour de France stage wins – Mark Cavendish

2 Giro d?Italia stage wins – Mark Cavendish

OLYMPIC GAMES, Beijing, September

GOLD


Women?s road race – Nicole Cooke

Men?s team sprint – Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny, Jamie Staff

Men?s individual pursuit – Bradley Wiggins

Men?s Keirin – Chris Hoy

Men?s team pursuit – Ed Clancy, Paul Manning, Geraint Thomas, Bradley Wiggins

Men?s sprint – Chris Hoy

Women?s individual pursuit – Rebecca Romero

Women?s sprint – Victoria Pendleton

SILVER

Women?s time trial – Emma Pooley

Men?s Keirin – Ross Edgar

Men?s sprint – Jason Kenny

Women?s individual pursuit – Wendy Houvenaghel

BRONZE

Men?s points race – Chris Newton

Men?s individual pursuit – Steven Burke

WORLD ROAD RACE CHAMPIONSHIPS, Varese, September

GOLD


Women?s road race – Nicole Cooke

WORLD TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS, Manchester, March

GOLD


Men?s individual pursuit – Bradley Wiggins

Men?s team pursuit – Ed Clancy, Bradley Wiggins, Paul Manning, Geraint Thomas

Men?s Madison – Bradley Wiggins & Mark Cavendish

Men?s sprint – Chris Hoy

Men?s Keirin – Chris Hoy

Women?s individual pursuit – Rebecca Romero

Women?s team pursuit – Rebecca Romero, Wendy Houvenaghel, Joanna Rowsell

Women?s sprint – Victoria Pendleton

Women?s team sprint – Victoria Pendleton, Shanaze Reade

SILVER

Men?s team sprint – Jamie Staff, Chris Hoy, Ross Edgar

Women?s Keirin – Victoria Pendleton

WORLD MOUNTAIN BIKE CHAMPIONSHIPS, Val di Sole, June

GOLD


Men?s downhill – Gee Atherton

Women?s downhill – Rachel Atherton

Junior men?s downhill – Josh Bryceland

SILVER

Men?s downhill – Steve Peat

Junior men?s downhill – Sam Dale

BMX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, Taiyun, China, May

GOLD


Women?s elite – Shanaze Reade

PARALYMPICS, Beijing, September

GOLD


Men?s road race (LC3/4/CP3) – Darren Kenny

Mixed road race (CP1/CP2) – David Stone

Men?s time trial (CP1/2) – David Stone

Women?s time trial (LC1/2/CP4) – Sarah Storey –

Women?s time trial (HC A/B/C) – Rachel Morris

Men?s individual pursuit (CP3) – Darren Kenny

Men?s individual pursuit (LC3) – Simon Richardson

Men?s team sprint – Mark Bristow, Jody Cundy, Darren Kenny

Men?s sprint (B&Vi) – Anthony Kappes & Barney Storey

Men?s kilometre (CP3) – Darren Kenny

Men?s kilometre (LC3-4) – Simon Richardson

Men?s kilometre (LC2) – Jody Cundy

Men?s kilometre (LC1) – Mark Bristow

Men?s kilometre (B&Vi) – Anthony Kappes & Barney Storey

Women?s pursuit (LC1/2/CP4) – Sarah Storey

Women?s pursuit (B&Vi) – Aileen McGlynn & Ellen Hunter

Women?s kilometre (B&Vi) – Aileen McGlynn & Ellen Hunter

SILVER

Men?s time trial (CP3) – Darren Kenny

Men?s time trial (LC3) – Simon Richardson

Men?s kilometre (CP3) – Rik Whaddon


RELATED LINKS

The all-time list of British pro winners

Cycling Weekly 2008 News Review

The Wednesday Comment Review of the Year