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Women’s Cycling Tour gets underway in Gloucestershire – updates

Women's Cycling Tour gets underway in Gloucestershire - updates

Team GB Paralympian Mel Nicholls will start the Gloucestershire stage of the Women’s Tour in her hometown of Tewkesbury this morning. Stage three of the…

Wednesday, Jun 08

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Team GB Paralympian Mel Nicholls will start the Gloucestershire stage of the Women’s Tour in her hometown of Tewkesbury this morning.

Stage three of the race will begin in Tewkesbury High Street and finish on Southgate Street in Gloucester , after a challenging route through the Forest of Dean .

Plenty of events and activities will be on show at the start and finish of the race to keep crowds entertained.

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Hand cycling athlete Mel, who competed at the London 2012 Paralympics , will be at the start in Tewkesbury, with sports broadcaster Jill Douglas on hand to welcome the riders at the stage finish in Gloucester.

The race will start in Tewkesbury at 11am and is due to finish in Gloucester at around 2pm. Events will take place from 9.15am until the start of the race in Tewkesbury, and are due to run from 12pm until 4pm in Gloucester.

This is a live blog and updates will be provided throughout the day and will appear below. Key Events Watch the finish of the women’s tour cycling race – LIVE As of 1.52pm, announcers said riders were about five minutes – and one kilometre – away from the finish.Watch the race finish below. Or if the video doesn’t show properly or load for you, watch live on Gloucestershire Live’s Facebook page. Our reporter has been caught in the rain As have many others – but […]

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