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Jess Varnish's father says his daughter has learnt an important lesson

The father of Jess Varnish – the cyclist who had her Olympic dreams quelled due to disqualification, says failure is an important lesson to learn.

Talking to ITV Central today, Jim Varnish said that Jess is doing well, yet clearly devastated.

With only one game to compete in, the work record holder based in Bromsgrove, exited the Olympics last week.

Jess Varnish's father talks about his daughter's disqualification in the velodrome

The father of Olympic cyclist, Jess Varnish, has spoken to ITV Central about his daughter's disqualification in the velodrome last week.

The Bromsgrove-based cyclist left the Games after officials found that Varnish's teammate Victoria Pendleton, appeared to move too early at the start of the first lap.

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