Becky is a member of British Cycling's Olympic Development
Programme and is currently training with the GB team in Manchester.
In 2009, she won two golds (keirin and sprint) and a silver in the
500m time trial at the UCI Junior Track Cycling World
Becky is one of six brothers and sisters. Her younger sisters,
Ffion and Megan, both cycle too.
The Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games really put Becky on the map as
one to watch for the future. Two outstanding performances saw her
return to the UK with a bronze in the 500m Time Trial and a silver
in the Sprint, narrowly losing out on the gold to Australia's Anna
The 20 year-old was nominated for BBC's Sports Personality of
the Year in 2010 and travelled with Team GB to the Beijing World
Cup in 2011.
A rollercoaster 2011 saw the former King Henry VIII School pupil
battle through illness and injury to perform outstandingly at the
British Championships in September, where she took her first
national individual titles in the sprint and keirin and recorded a
personal best in the 500 metres.
James finished off 2011 with selection for the Kazakhstan World
Cup where she narrowly missed out on a medal, finishing fourth in
the team sprint, and started 2012 with a trip to Beijing as part of
Team GB for the third World Cup of the series.