Two-time Olympic gold medallist Joanna Rowsell Shand announces retirement

28-year-old has five World Championship titles along with her two Olympic golds

Joanna Rowsell Shand (Credit: Graham Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Joanna Rowsell Shand has announced her retirement from professional cycling at the age of 28.

Rowsell Shand won two Olympic gold medals as part of the women's team pursuit squad in London in 2012 and in Rio in 2016, as well as taking five World Championship titles between 2008 and 2014.

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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.