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Olympic medallist Dani King opens Odd Down cycling track

  • 13 July 2013
  • From the section Somerset
Sir Chris Hoy cycles around the Odd Down track
Image caption Sir Chris Hoy cycled around the 1.5km closed-road circuit last month

A traffic-free road circuit for cyclists in Bath has been officially opened by an Olympic gold-medallist.

Cyclist Dani King MBE, team pursuit medal winner at London 2012, joined a crowd of spectators to open the 1.5km cycling circuit at Odd Down.

The closed-road circuit cost £600,000 to build and is available to cyclists of all ages and abilities as well as for private hire for cycling clubs.

Sir Chris Hoy also visited the British Cycling-funded track last month.

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