Taking Some for the Team! - part 2 of 1 2 3 4 5

by Ian Cook Published 01/10/2014


Wales Daniel Jarvis in action during the Men's 1500m Free Final with the Welsh team mates and staff shouting encouragement.

In case you are thinking that the life of the sports pro is all glamour, they all took a fearful beating during the appalling rain, no more so than during the cycling road race, described in The Guardian as being akin to setting up a bike turbo trainer in a car wash for four hours - the win by the popular Welshman, Geraint Thomas helped to warm Ian's blood (see the opening editorial).


The Men's Road Race was a trial for both riders and photographers. Eventual winner Geraint Thomas is in the centre - Sky's blue stripes on helmet.

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