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Olympiads tackle Goodwood hill climb

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Laura Trott took part in the event at Goodwood House Credit: Goodwood

More than 70 cyclists took part in a challenging ride at Goodwood House across Hampshire and Sussex countryside.

The riders including London 2012 gold medallists' Laura Trott, Geraint Thomas and Sir Matthew Pinsent.

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Matthew Pinsent at the cycling event which covered Sussex and Hampshire Credit: Goodwood

The cyclists set off at 10am where they took on the steep Goodwood Hill.

They then rode through Midhurst, Liss Forest and across South Downs Way.

The third and final climb of the ride was Harting Hill which is renowned for being a gruelling challenge used in the 1994 Tour De France.

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Geraint Thomas at the iconic hill crime event in West Sussex Credit: Goodwood

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