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Bolton cyclist Jason Kenny to collect OBE

Jason Kenny won gold medals at the London Olympics Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

Bolton cyclist Jason Kenny will receive his OBE at Buckingham Palace today.

He was awarded the gong in the New Years Honours list after winning Olympic Gold last summer.

British Cycling performance director Dave Brailsford will also get his award. He will collect his knighthood for services to cycling and the London Games.


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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