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Olympic dream over for Burnham's Liam Phillips

Great Britain BMX rider Liam Phillips is out. Credit: PA

BMX rider Liam Phillips is out of the Olympics after an horrific crash in the first heat of his quarter-final.

The rider from Burnham-on-Sea was knocked off his bike just after the first corner on the track in Rio.

After staying down for a number of minutes Phillips did finally get up from the side of the track but was unable to compete in his second heat and is therefore out of the competition.

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