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Thousands turn out for Bolton Sky ride

Jason Kenny launches skyride

Over 7,000 people joined Jason Kenny, triple Olympic gold medallist for Sky Ride Bolton yesterday.

The free cycling event allowed riders to enjoy the 5km route at their own pace on car free roads.

Jason Kenny, triple Olympic gold medallist, commented,

“It was fantastic being here in Bolton for Sky Ride today and great to see so many people riding their bikes and enjoying a really good day out. It’s been an exciting summer for British Cycling and it’s great to see initiatives like Sky Ride are giving people an opportunity to get on their bikes.”

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Bolton Olympic cyclist Jason Kenny honoured in new stamp

Bolton's Jason Kenny has been honoured in a new stamp issued to celebrate his Olympic gold medal.

Jason is featured alongside team members Sir Chris Hoy and Philip Hindes in the Men’s Cycling Team Sprint final.

It's the fifth Gold Medal stamp to be issued by Royal Mail.

Bolton cyclist Jason Kenny is honoured in the latest commemorative stamps Credit: Royal Mail
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