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 Joanna Rowsell Shand announces retirement
Laura Trott, Elinor Barker, Ciara Horne and Joanna Rowsell-Shand compete on their Women's Team Pursuit (Getty Images)
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В Великобритании Кэти Арчибальд, Элинор Баркер, Rowsell-Шанд Джоанна и Лаура Тротт соревноваться в командной гонке преследования квалификация женщин.
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'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.
From left, Trott, Joanna Rowsell Shand, Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker celebrate…