Team GB bosses doubt Sir Jason Kenny will ever be surpassed as the most decorated British Olympian EVER after asserting his retirement having claimed seven gold medals and two silvers throughout his storied biking profession
- Sir Jason Kenny confirmed his retirement from biking on Wednesday night
- During his profession he managed to win seven Olympic gold medals and two silvers
- As a consequence, the bicycle owner turned the most profitable British athlete of all time
- Team GB bosses imagine Kenny’s report medal haul will by no means be crushed
Team GB bosses imagine Sir Jason Kenny’s report medal haul will by no means be crushed as they paid tribute to the rider following his retirement this week.
As first revealed by Sportsmail, the 33-year-old has stop racing to turn into the new males’s dash coach at British Cycling.
He brings down the curtain on a profession which noticed him win seven Olympic golds and two silvers, making him the most profitable British athlete of all time.
Sir Jason Kenny received seven Olympic gold medals and two silvers earlier than retiring from the sport
‘I would like to congratulate Jason Kenny on a sensational cycling career,’ stated Andy Anson, the British Olympic Association chief govt.
‘It is hard to imagine anyone surpassing his achievement of being our most decorated British Olympian and we will forever be in awe of his contribution to Team GB.
‘As one of the fortunate few to be there, his keirin gold medal in Tokyo was one of the great moments of Olympic sport – it is so fitting he won the event in Japan and did so in his own inimitable style.’
Andy Anson, the British Olympic Association chief govt, says it ‘onerous to see’ anybody surpassing Kenny’s achievement of being GB’s most decorated British Olympian
As it stands, Kenny’s (proper) spouse Laura (left) is the closest to matching his 9 medals
Of Team GB’s present lively athletes, Kenny’s spouse Laura is the closest to his nine-medal haul. She has 5 golds and one silver and will compete at the Paris Olympics in two years’ time.
BOA chair Sir Hugh Robertson added: ‘I have known and admired Jason Kenny for many years. He is our most decorated Olympian and one of our most outstanding personalities.
‘He has been a huge part of both Team GB and our wider Olympic family and I am delighted that he will continue to be involved with British Cycling and Team GB.’