Becky James

Becky James

Cycling Track

  • Event Sprint-Cycling
  • Date of Birth 29/11/1991
  • Born Abergavenny

BIOGRAPHY

After injury ruled her out of London 2012, Becky James made a triumphant return to the track at the 2013 World Championships in Minsk, winning gold in the sprint and keirin in addition to two bronze medals.

James, who won silver and bronze at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, also won European bronze in 2013, coming in the team sprint.

The Welsh cyclist followed that up with two further bronzes at the next edition of the World Championships in 2014, and in 2016, she claimed a bronze medal in the keirin in London.

James was chosen to make her Olympic Games debut in 2016 and won keirin and sprint silvers in Rio, her last medal wins before she made the decision to retire from cycling and start her own cake business in August 2017.

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