Charlie, 10, meets her London 2012 heroes

8:00pm Sunday 25th August 2013

A SHIPSTON-on-Stour youngster rode alongside Great Britain’s cycling superstars.

Charlie Johnson, 10, attended Sir Bradley Wiggins’ cycling event, Ride with Brad, in Barnoldswick, Lancashire, after winning a competition.

She started alongside the Tour de France champion and Olympic gold medallist as well as top women’s duo Laura Trott and Dani King at the front of the event.

Johnson said: “It was a great chance to meet three of my cycling heroes and they gave me lots of encouragement.”

The youngster rides for both Stratford-upon-Avon and North Cotswold clubs.

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