The latest in our series profiling our region's Olympic hopefuls looks at someone we named as one to watch when he was a junior back in 2008.
He's overcome haemophilia to become a British Champion in his sport and counts Lance Armstrong and Mark Cavendish among his training partners.
Under the spotlight is Essex cyclist Alex Dowsett.
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