Jason Queally

Almost ten years ago, Jason Queally won the kilometre at the Olympic Games in Sydney kicking off the British Cycling revolution that by Beijing 2008 had turned into a gold rush.

The former water polo player had come to cycling at the age of 25 and, despite a horrific crash at Meadowbank early on, established himself as a world-class kilometre and team sprint rider.

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Sports journalist Lionel Birnie has written professionally for Sunday Times, Procycling and of course Cycling Weekly. He is also an author, publisher, and co-founder of The Cycling Podcast. His first experience covering the Tour de France came in 1999, and he has presented The Cycling Podcast with Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe since 2013. He founded Peloton Publishing in 2010 and has ghostwritten and published the autobiography of Sean Kelly, as well as a number of other sports icons.