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Olympic24: Rowsell on Rio and Murray keeps up clay charge

Joanna Rowsell believes defeat for the women’s team pursuit in Paris could make triumph in Rio all the more memorable while Andy Murray gets off...

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Rowsell just misses out on second World Championship medal

Joanna Rowsell admits she now has extra appreciation for last year’s double-winning World Championships outing after falling just short of a sec...

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Out with new in with old for Rowsell ahead of World Cup

It’s been a case of out with the new and in with the old for Joanna Rowsell ahead of the London leg of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup – and she...

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GB lay down marker on day one of European Track Champs

Great Britain set the early pace on day one of the UEC Elite Track European Championships with both their men and women’s squads qualifying fast...

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Rowsell eyes up Road to Rio at European Track Championships

Olympic champion Joanna Rowsell admits this year’s European Track Championships will be like no other that she has contested – but that doesn’t ...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 1 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

www.joannarowsell.com

Joanna Rowsell emerged onto the track cycling scene in 2008 when she was part of the trio that won world team pursuit gold at the World Championships in Manchester.

Behind Wendy Houvenaghel and Rebecca Romero in the individual pursuit pecking order, Rowsell will now get her chance with the team pursuit coming onto the Olympic schedule.

Rowsell is part of the team pursuit trio that won 2012 world gold, setting a world record in the process. She suffers from alopecia.

At the 2012 Olympics in London, Rowsell won gold in cycling, team pursuit with partners, Laura Trott and Dani King.