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Cycling stars greet fans at Tour de Yorkshire start line

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Weather fails to dampen the mood in Wakefield

Thousands turn out for women's race

Hundreds and thousands of people across the county turned up to see the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire, with over 170 countries watching the event on televison.

But it wasn't just the men who were in action as the first ever women's race was also staged in York.

And they hope to build on their success, as Ben Turner reports:

Thousands across county cheer on Tour de Yorkshire

Crowds have packed the route of the Tour de Yorkshire to cheer on the world's elite cyclists in their second day of racing.

The winner of stage 2 - Dutchman Moreno Hofland - praised the enthusiasm and energy of those watching in the county. The live coverage of the race is being transmitted to 177 countries worldwide.

Tina Gelder reports:

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