Former British champion Alice Wood to retire at end of 2024

28-year-old calls time on nine-year career as a pro

Alice Wood at Human Powered Health
(Image credit: Human Powered Health Cycling / Oskar Scarsbrook)

Former British road and time trial champion Alice Wood has announced that she will retire at the end of the 2024 season. 

The 28-year-old, née Barnes, will finish the year with her current team, US WorldTour outfit Human Powered Health, before calling time on a nine-year career as a professional. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.