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We’ve profiled every British cyclist taking part in this year’s Olympic Games in Beijing, China (August 8-24, 2008).

A total of 25 Team GB riders are taking part in various track, road race, time trial, mountain bike and BMX disciplines. The complete rider list is below.

Click on the riders’ names to read the individual profiles and find out more about them.


Jonny Bellis (Men’s Road Race)

Steve Cummings (Men’s Road Race & Individual Time Trial)

Roger Hammond (Men’s Road Race)

Ben Swift (Men’s Road Race)

Nicole Cooke (Women’s Road Race)

Sharon Laws (Women’s Road Race)

Emma Pooley (Women’s Road Race)

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Steven Burke (Team Pursuit)

Mark Cavendish (Madison)

Edward Clancy (Team Pursuit)

Ross Edgar (Team Sprint and Keirin)

Chris Hoy (Sprint, Team Sprint and Keirin)

Jason Kenny (Sprint and Team Sprint)

Paul Manning (Team Pursuit)

Chris Newton (Points Race)

Victoria Pendleton (Sprint)

Rebecca Romero (Pursuit and Points Race)

Jamie Staff (Team Sprint)

Geraint Thomas (Team Pursuit)

Bradley Wiggins (Individual Pursuit, Team Pursuit and Madison)

Wendy Houvenaghel (Women’s Individual Pursuit)


Shanaze Reade (Women’s BMX)

Liam Phillips (Men’s BMX)

Mountain Bike

Oliver Beckingsale

Liam Killeen


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