Sir Chris Hoy, the UK's most decorated Olympian and the most successful Olympic male cyclist of all time, is expected to announce his retirement today.
Highlights in Hoy's 13-year career:
- Sydney Olympics 2000: Hoy finds the Olympic podium for the first time with a silver medal in the team sprint
- Copenhagen World Championships 2002: First individual world title
- Athens Olympics 2004: Gold in the 1km time trial
- 2005: Appointed MBE for services to cycling
- Beijing Olympics 2008: Takes three gold medals, in the team and individual sprints and the keiren. Sets new world record in the team sprint
- 2008: Named BBC Sports Personality of the year
- 2009: Created Knight Bachelor in New Years honours for services to sport
- Copenhagen World Championships 2010: Wins 10th world title with keirin victory in Copenhagen. Bronze in team sprint
- London Olympics 2012: Olympics ambassador, voted as the flag bearer for Team GB. Takes gold in team sprint and the team break two world records. Takes gold in the keirin
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