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Great Britain retain women's team pursuit world title

Great Britain continued their domination of the women's team pursuit as they retained their title at the track cycling World Championships in Co...

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Rowsell: We'll have work cut out to repeat world success

Olympic gold medallist and crowd favourite Joanna Rowsell has warned her teammates that Britain's track leaders face a stiff task to defend thei...

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British girls play catch me if you can in Manchester

Joanna Rowsell followed up her world record-breaking form at the season-opening Track World Cup by qualifying quickest for the individual pursui...

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We'll only get faster, says world record setter Rowsell

Joanna Rowsell says the British women’s team pursuit speed machine will only get faster after they annihilated their own world record to win gol...

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European gold and world record for British team pursuiters

Great Britain's new-look women's team pursuit squad powered to the European title and a new world record in Apeldoorn.

Laura Trott and Da...

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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.