Jessica Varnish looks to the future

Jessica Varnish leads out Victoria Pendleton

Jessica Varnish leads out Victoria Pendleton (Image credit: Tour of Japan)

After a disappointing Olympic Games, Jessica Varnish is ready to turn her attention to new goals. The 21-year-old was relegated alongside Victoria Pendleton in the Olympic team sprint and subsequently missed out on the chance of a medal. It brought Varnish’s Games to a premature end but despite the let down she is already aiming at the track world championships which take place next February.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.