Sarah Storey was dominant again in both the track and road cycling in Rio 2016; she has now surpassed Tanni Grey-Thompson.
She saluted Grey-Thompson’s influence after winning gold, with Grey-Thompson track-side.
“To think that I’m above her in everybody else’s books is just surreal. Tanni’s the woman,” Storey said. “I’m really glad she was here. In London when I crossed that road race line she was on the other end of the phone. To have her here – and crying her eyes out, she said – was just a really special moment.”
Watch Dame Sarah Storey’s history-making win in Rio 2016