The esteemed British cyclist, Chris Hoy has been declared as a 2018 Glasgow Bid Champion. The eleven-time world champion and 6-time Olympic Gold winner track cyclist seemed deeply elated with the 2018 Glasgow Bid decision and remarked that Glasgow would be empowering the next-gen cyclists through Olympic values that would in turn help to secure a lasting and real legacy for Olympic Movement.
The announcement about Sir Hoy as 2018 Glasgow Bid Champion is unveiled within less than 7 days after Britain’s famous female rower & Olympic gold winner Katherine Grainger, Michael Jamieson, the silver winning swimmer & Jade Jones, GB Team’s very first Olympic gold medalist in Tae-kwon-do, joined in an enhancing list of prestigious supporters of 2018 Glasgow YOG Bid.
Glasgow’s Bid has a special corner for young people & strives to cash in on opportunities created through 2012 London Olympic Games & 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. The new 2018 Glasgow Bid Champion Hoy is assured on the fact that the city would be able to fulfill a highly inspirational Olympic odyssey in UK.
“Cycling has always played a positive and incredible part in my own life and I really wish everybody from the young age is able to cherish the great benefits of this sport. Heading to Youth-Olympic Games is all about competing against best from your age-group. It’s also about culture, education as well as Olympic values & 2018 Glasgow would work to spread the noble essence of Olympism amidst the next-gen in a cosmopolitan and multicultural city”, stated Sir Chris Hoy.
In the words of Paul Bush, the Director of 2018 Glasgow Bid- “Our Bid would empower & inspire young generation & the support from great Olympian Sir Hoy would assure that we would be able to reach out & inspire youngsters from all over the world”.