Yvone McGregor was originally a runner and only took up cycling eight years ago. Now she has Britains first bronze medal for a female cyclist.
Jason Quelly was a water polo player. Five years ago he started cycling. Now hes got a gold medal.
Cycling is good for you. And for your medal prospects. Of course, its also good for anybody, athlete or no athlete. Its a body-shaping form of green transport. Thats the message that the BA could be ramming home right now. Why hasn't it launched pro-bike campaigns after the fuel crisis?