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Lizzie Armitstead
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Born in Otley, West Yorkshire
Born on 18th of December 1988

British professional racing cyclist

Armitstead won five medals at the track cycling World Championships in 2009 and 2010 before making the switch to road racing. She won the silver medal in the Women's Road Race at the London 2012 Olympics.

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