‘Britain has embraced women’s cycling – elsewhere you have a lot of old men’

Former sprinter Ina Teutenberg believes the media has a job to do to help grow women's cycling

Ina Teutenberg racing in 2008 (Photo by Marty Melville/Getty Images)

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Legendary German sprinter Ina Teutenberg has returned to professional women's cycling full-time, in a director's role with the new Trek Factory Women's Racing team.

With a Tour of Flanders win, UCI World Championships bronze and gold in the team pursuit to her name, plus two Olympic appearances, Teutenberg’s decision to end her riding career came with a thud. A crash resulting in season-ending concussion brought her down, earlier than planned.

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