Olympic champion and knight Chris Hoy to race Arnaud Tournant

Hoy goes head-to-head with Tournant

French sprinter Arnaud Tournant will compete against Chris Hoy at Revolution 24 later this month before retiring from competitive racing.

The showdown will take place on February 21st and will include a 200m time trial, a match sprint competition, keirin and finally a Britain vs France team sprint, according to BikeRadar.

The French team will include Gregory Bauge, Francois Pervis, Michael D’Almeida and Tournant, with the British team consisting of Jamie Staff, Jason Kenny, Ross Edgar and Hoy.

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