A cyclist from Powys has been selected in the Team GB squad for the upcoming 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

So far 23 cyclists have been named in the Team GB squad, with further additions to be announced on July 4.

From the 23 already selected, five hail from Wales.

Welsh Cycling’s Director of Talent and Performance Development, Darren Tudor, said: "We've been eagerly anticipating the announcement of the Team GB squad, as our athletes have all worked incredibly hard in recent competitions.

"Each of these athletes has demonstrated exceptional talent and perseverance, making them true ambassadors of Welsh cycling.

"We are incredibly proud of their achievements and wish them all the best as they prepare for the Paris 2024 Olympics."

Welsh cyclists named in Team GB squad 2024 Olympics

Five cyclists from Wales have been named in the Team GB squad for the upcoming Olympics in Paris:

Women's Sprint

  • Emma Finucane
  • Lowri Thomas (reserve)

Men's Road

  • Josh Tarling
  • Stevie Williams

Women's Mountain Bike (MTB)

  • Ella Maclean-Howell

Meet Lowri - the Powys cyclist off to the 2024 Paris Olympics

Lowri Thomas has been selected as a reserve in Team GB's women's sprint team for the upcoming Paris Olympics.

The 24-year-old is originally from Builth Wells in Powys but started her path to cycling through the Abergavenny RC.

Lowri is described as an "up-and-coming talent in the cycling world" and has competed at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham where she secured a bronze medal in the Women's Team Sprint with Wales.

She has also secured podium finishes at national and European Championship events.

List of achievements

Some of Lowri's accomplishments include:

  • Gold medal: British National Track Championship 2022 – Team Sprint
  • Bronze: UCI Track Nations Cup 2022 – Team Sprint
  • Bronze: 2022 Commonwealth Games - Women’s Team Sprint
  • Silver: 2024 UEC European Track Championships - Women's Team Sprint (reserve)


Welsh Cycling said: "Lowri is an up-and-coming talent in the cycling world, known for her rapid development and impressive performances.

"She has already made her mark by securing podium finishes at national events and competing in the European Championships.

"Committing to sprint in 2020, Lowri's drive to make the Olympics is a testament to her dedication and determination."