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Dame Sarah Storey: Paralympic cyclist launches elite women’s cycling team

Dame Sarah Storey: Paralympic cyclist launches elite women's cycling team

Fourteen-time Paralympic gold medallist Dame Sarah Storey has launched a new British elite women’s cycling team with husband Barney.

Storey, 39, is Great Britain’s most successful female Paralympian, with 25 medals for cycling and swimming, while Barney, 39, won three golds as a pilot.

“I am delighted to be able to bring an elite women’s racing team back into the UK peloton,” said Storey.

“We want to encourage everyone to give their best from a platform in the UK.”

Their aim is to take the team into the UCI peloton.

The Storeys have run teams before – their Podium Ambition team folded in 2016 due to financial pressures – but they hope that this venture can attract more sponsors and fund their long-term ambition[…]

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