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Dame Laura Kenny, the British cycling legend who has bagged five Olympic gold medals, has announced her retirement, marking the end of an incredible career. Her impact goes beyond the winning races as she's inspired countless women and girls to learn to ride!

From iconic and gold winning moments etched in history at Lee Valley VeloPark during the London 2012 Games to her relentless dedication to promoting inclusivity and diversity within the sport, Kenny's impact transcends mere victories on the track. Dame Laura Kenny has retired at 31, leaving behind a legacy that will motivate future cyclists. 

Dame Laura Kenny's connection with the Lee Valley VeloPark runs deep, and we’ve witnessed defining moments from her illustrious career. Winning two gold medals at Lee Valley VeloPark during the London 2012 Olympics, while also returning for an exhibition commemorating the 10th anniversary of the London Games.

Kenny's achievements speak volumes: double golds in the omnium and team pursuit at both London 2012 and Rio 2016, followed by a triumphant return to win gold in the madison at Tokyo 2020, alongside a silver in the team pursuit. Her mantle adorned with seven world titles further cements her status as one of the greatest athletes of her generation.

As we bid farewell to Dame Laura Kenny, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for her huge contributions to the world of cycling. 

We wish Laura all the best!