Chris Hoy's wife Sarra paid tribute to her partner on Twitter, writing:
I am in awe of Chris's achievements.His determination inspires me everyday to work harder, push further.Thank you all for supporting him.
Sarra, who married Hoy in Edinburgh in 2010, said they would be toasting his retirement later.She joked:
Just got ID'd buying the celebration alcohol. At least one of us doesn't look old enough to retire!
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