Sir Dave Brailsford steps down at British Cycling

Sir Dave Brailsford steps down as performance director at British Cycling.

Sir Dave Brailsford has stepped down as performance director at British Cycling.

Brailsford has brought to an end a 10-year spell at the top of British Cycling, and his resignation allows him to focus on his role at Team Sky.

The 50-year-old told The Guardian: "Sky has got bigger, more global and certainly doesn't leave me a lot of time.

"The thing that I am concerned about is to make sure that the British cycling team is in the best possible shape it could be heading into Rio and that I feel that I'm contributing fully to make sure that happens."

Brailsford's most notable achievements during his spell with British Cycling have seen him lead Team GB to 30 Olympic medals while also guiding Sir Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome to back-to-back Tour de France triumphs.

Tour de France winner Chris Froome gives a press conference on November 19, 2013
Read Next:
Froome suffers back injury
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account