Oliver Knight named rider of the year at Rayner Foundation gala dinner

22-year-old presented with award by Lizzie Deignan at cycling charity event

Oliver Knight
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Cofidis rider Oliver Knight was named the Rayner Foundation’s rider of the year last weekend at the charity’s annual gala dinner.

The event is held to raise money to help support Britain’s young cyclists to achieve their dreams overseas.

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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.