'I don’t need to be known for the knee injury. I am known to be a race winner': Stevie Williams' comeback is just the beginning

The Welsh rider is heading into his fourth season with Bahrain-Victorious

Stevie Williams
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“I don’t really want to go into the knee,” Stevie Williams asks. “Every interview I’ve done in the last three years has been based around that. A lot of people are sick of it. The story is out there.”

It’s an understandable request. One of Britain’s strongest natural climbers and a winner of the prestigious U23 race the Ronde de I’Isard in 2018, the Welshman has been plagued by left knee trouble ever since turning professional with Bahrain-Merida in 2019. In many of our previous chats, it’s been hard listening to his deflation and frustration.

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