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Jess Varnish's father says his daughter has learnt an important lesson

The father of Jess Varnish – the cyclist who had her Olympic dreams quelled due to disqualification, says failure is an important lesson to learn.

Talking to ITV Central today, Jim Varnish said that Jess is doing well, yet clearly devastated.

With only one game to compete in, the work record holder based in Bromsgrove, exited the Olympics last week.