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Ready for Rio: the BMX rider who is Team GB's big hope

BMX rider Liam Phillips is one of Team GB's big hopes at the Olympics in Rio. Credit: PA Images

BMX rider Liam Phillips is one of Britain's very best gold medal at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janiero.

Liam's heading to his third Olympics but unlike Beijing and London he's now at the peak of his powers and fully fit.

Liam may not be a household name here yet but he is the undisputed poster-boy and international superstar of his sport.

And as our sports correspondent Matthias Kurth reports Liam credits his parents and upbringing in Burnham-on-Sea for setting him on the path to success.

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