Olympic cycling champion Joanna Rowsell Shand looks at why there is still a gap in the amount men and women receive in prize money.

Women's Sport Week: Why do women get paid less in prize money?

Olympic cycling champion Joanna Rowsell Shand looks at why there is still a gap in the amount men and women receive in prize money.

Briton Joanna Rowsell Shand announced her retirement from international cycling on Tuesday, calling time on a stellar 10-year career that garnered two Olympic golds and five World Championship triumphs.

Double Olympic champion Rowsell Shand retires

Briton Joanna Rowsell Shand announced her retirement from international cycling on Tuesday, calling time on a stellar 10-year career that garnered two Olympic golds and five World Championship triumphs.

Double Olympic champion Joanna Rowsell Shand announces retirement

Double Olympic champion Joanna Rowsell Shand announces retirement

Laura Trott, Elinor Barker, Ciara Horne and Joanna Rowsell-Shand compete on their Women's Team Pursuit (Getty Images)

Laura Trott, Elinor Barker, Ciara Horne and Joanna Rowsell-Shand compete on their Women's Team Pursuit (Getty Images)

Joanna Rowsell Shand on alopecia, the athletes' village plumbing, and winning gold at the Rio Olympics

Joanna Rowsell Shand on alopecia, the athletes' village plumbing, and winning gold at the Rio Olympics

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В Великобритании Кэти Арчибальд, Элинор Баркер, Rowsell-Шанд Джоанна и Лаура Тротт соревноваться в командной гонке преследования квалификация женщин.

Hindes, Kenny and Skinner pip New Zealand to gold in men’s cycling team sprint

В Великобритании Кэти Арчибальд, Элинор Баркер, Rowsell-Шанд Джоанна и Лаура Тротт соревноваться в командной гонке преследования квалификация женщин.

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Double cycling Olympic gold medallist Joanna Rowsell-Shand retires

Double cycling Olympic gold medallist Joanna Rowsell-Shand retires

'Having been part of the GB Cycling Team for over 10 years, travelling around the world racing my bike, today I am announcing my retirement from international cycling competition,' she said.

Team pursuit cycling track GOLD Rio 2016 Katie Archibald, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Laura Trott and Elinor Barker.

Team pursuit cycling track GOLD Rio 2016 Katie Archibald, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Laura Trott and Elinor Barker.

From left, Trott, Joanna Rowsell Shand, Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker celebrate…

From left, Trott, Joanna Rowsell Shand, Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker celebrate…

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