Victoria Pendleton's home town backing her for glory

Stotfold in Bedfordshire is gearing up for a big day as hometown heroine Victoria Pendleton begins her final Olympic campaign.

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Posters of Victoria Pendleton are adorning Stotford windows. Credit: Lauren Carter, ITV Anglia

The golden girl of Beijing will compete in the heats of the women's team sprint alongside partner Jess Varnish as she looks to add to her medal haul.

ITV Anglia reports on a town set to be glued to events in the Olympic velodrome.

Victoria Pendleton sign
Victoria Pendleton's achievements are already marked in her home town. Credit: Lauren Carter, ITV Anglia

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