Romero and Wiggins comment on Olympics pursuit cull

Houvenaghel, Romero, Kalitovska

Reigning Olympic individual pursuit champions Rebecca Romero and Bradley Wiggins have given their reaction to the removal of the discipline from the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

The Union Cycliste Internationale put forward a proposal to the International Olympic Committee to reduce the number of cycling disciplines to five, and have the same events for men and women. The proposals were accepted by the IOC on Thursday.

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Nigel Wynn
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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.