British Cycling reportedly sack men's endurance coach after 'rider revolt'

Heiko Salzwedel apparently escorted out of Manchester Velodrome by security

Heiko Salzwedel with Bradley Wiggins in 2015

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

British Cycling have reportedly sacked men's endurance coach Heiko Salzwedel, with security marching him out of the National Cycling Centre in Manchester after an apparent "rider revolt".

According to a Daily Mail report, Salzwedel, who has headed up the men's endurance programme since October 2014 and coached the team pursuit squad to a gold medal at the Rio Olympics, was "made to feel like a criminal" as he was escorted out of the Manchester Velodrome on Wednesday.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.