The star-studded event at London Evolution on Thursday, 24 November, saw high-profile supporters including Alex Dowsett, Gee Atherton and Nico Roche take to the red carpet alongside up-and-coming stars like Josh Tarling, Pfeiffer Georgi and Noah Hobbs.
Also showing their support for Action Medical Research were Dani Rowe MBE, Rochelle Gilmore, Hannah Walker, seven-times Paralympic medallist Jody Cundy CBE and Jon Mould, along with Russ and Dean Downing, Joanna Rowsell MBE, Ben Swift and Yanto Barker.
Legends Sean Kelly and Sean Yates were on the guestlist while regular hosts Matt Stephens and Rebecca Charlton helped to lead proceedings. Action Medical Research’s Champions of CycleSport Dinner (Photo by Claire Jonas) The Champions of CycleSport Dinner was supported by Garmin, who deliver innovative GPS technology, accountancy and business advisory firm BDO, and alcohol-free beer brand Lucky Saint.
Recently retired professional road racing cyclist Alex Dowsett was diagnosed with the rare blood condition haemophilia as a toddler and is the only able-bodied elite athlete with the condition.
“Haemophilia treatment has progressed so much over the past 30 years, thanks in part to the work done by charities like Action Medical Research, which means that the future is very bright for haemophiliacs, including my daughter who is a carrier.
“And they are currently striving to develop treatments and cures for a number of rare diseases which may affect a very small number of people but when you look at them collectively, it’s a chance to have a colossal impact.”
Alex Dowsett and Josh Tarling (pic by Claire Jonas)Downhill mountain […]
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