Australia aim to match GB's Rio gold medal haul and become 'leading cycling nation' at next Olympics

Australia aim to win between four and six gold medals in Tokyo

The Australian men's team pursuit squad at the Rio Olympics

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Cycling Australia have set an ambitious target of winning between four and six gold medals at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, with the higher figure being enough to see them match Great Britain's haul from the Rio Games.

Announced on Wednesday, Cycling Australia's new high performance strategy aims to help Australia regain its position as the world’s leading cycling nation", targetting four to six Olympic gold and 15 Paralympic medals in 2020, as well as eight Commonwealth Gold in 2018.

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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.