Laura Kenny, Britain’s most successful female Olympian, announces retirement

Kenny won five Olympic and seven world titles during her illustrious career on the track

Laura Kenny
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Five time Olympic gold medallist Laura Kenny has announced her retirement from cycling. 

During her career, the 31-year-old won five Olympic and seven world titles on the track for Great Britain. 

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Tom joined Cycling Weekly in early 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 


He has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the recent Glasgow World Championships. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world and interviewed some of the sport's top riders. 


When not writing news scoops from the WorldTour, or covering stories from elsewhere in the domestic professional scene, he reports on goings on at bike shops up and down the UK, where he is based when not out on the road at races. He has also appeared on the Radio Cycling podcast.