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  •   Home > News > Sports > Cycling

    Sarah Walker is philosophical after failing to make the BMX cycling squad for the Tokyo Olympics

    Sarah Walker is philosophical after failing to make the BMX cycling squad for the Tokyo Olympics


    The London silver medallist has missed out to 22-year-old Rebecca Petch.

    The pair both decided to opt out of competing in overseas qualification events due to restrictions and risks around Covid-19.

    Their past results were otherwise comparable and 32-year-old Walker accepts the decision.

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