Otley's Lizzie Armitstead has won team GB's first medal of the London Olympics. She's won silver after coming second to Marianne Voss of The Netherlands in the Women's Road Race.
West Yorkshire cyclist Lizzie Armitstead has taken silver in the Women's Road Race at the London Olympics. The olympian from Otley was beaten by Marianne Voss of The Netherlands.
Back in 2008, long before Lizzie Armitstead from Otley was selected to cycle for Team GB at the London games, our correspondent, David Hirst went to see her in action, to get a glimpse at this star of the future.
Before Lizzie Armitstead set off on the Women's Road Race, supporters chalked messages of support on to the tarmac for her to read on the way. The cyclist from Otley is considered a real medal hope.