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Support for Lizzie Armitstead

Cycling fans from London, chalk the name of Lizzie Armitstead on the road at Mickleham village, Surrey, prior to the Women's Road Race. Credit: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

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.

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