Steve Redgrave: 'I’m getting fed up with these cyclists!'

British Olympian Steve Redgrave "honoured" as Bradley Wiggins joins the five-time Olympic gold medallist club

Great Britain men's team pursuit, Rio 2016 Olympic Games

(Image credit: Watson)

First it was Chris Hoy, now it’s Bradley Wiggins and by the end of the Games it could be Jason Kenny too. British Olympic legend Steve Redgrave has joked he is “getting fed up” with Great Britain’s Olympic cyclists equalling and eclipsing his record of five gold medals.

“I used to have the most gold medals in British Olympic history and now two of them have gone past me, and with Jason [Kenny] it won’t be long before he goes past me as well,” he told Cycling Weekly in the Rio velodrome after Bradley Wiggins equalled his record with a fifth Olympic gold medal, his eighth in total, with victory in the team pursuit.

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