As she completed a lap of honour after winning Olympic gold, cyclist Joanna Rowsell pulled off her helmet to proudly reveal her bald head.
British cycling champion Joanna Rowsell has revealed how her hair-loss disorder, alopecia areata, spurred her on to be "even more focused" after becoming an overnight poster girl for all sufferers.
I wanted the world to see the real me: Olympic heroine Joanna Rowsell, who suffers from alopecia, on why she refused to wear a wig to accept her gold medal
Olympic cycling champion Joanna Rowsell Shand looks at why there is still a gap in the amount men and women receive in prize money.
Gold medal-winning cyclist Joanna Rowsell says she wants her success to inspire girls, who, like her, live with alopecia.
Joanna Rowsell celebrates winning Commonwealth Games gold - Commonwealth 3,000m individual pursuit
'Having been part of the GB Cycling Team for over 10 years, travelling around the world racing my bike, today I am announcing my retirement from international cycling competition,' she said.