Sir Chris Hoy has told Daybreak he is hoping for a "dream end" to his career at the Commonweath Games in Glasgow in 2014.
Double gold medallist Laura Trott, 20, also told the show how she is lucky to be alive after she was born a month prematurely suffering from a collapsed lung, leading to six weeks in intensive care.
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