Sir David Brailsford and family
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Sir David Brailsford: London 2012 and Tour de France master honoured

The mastermind behind Team GB's cycling glory at London 2012 and the Tour de France has been knighted by the Queen.

Sir David Brailsford, 48, originally from Deiniolen, near Caernarfon in Gwynedd, was recognised for his services to British cycling and the Olympic Games at Buckingham Palace on Thursday.

He led the likes of Cardiff's Geraint Thomas, Bradley Wiggins and Sir Chris Hoy to a 12 medal haul.

Footage courtesy: British Ceremonial Arts

Queen honours Sir David Brailsford

  • 06 Mar 2013
  • From the section Wales