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Gallery: Stars turn out for Dave Rayner Fund anniversary

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Lizzie Armitstead auctioned off one of her racing jerseys

Lizzie Armitstead auctioned off one of her racing jerseys
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A tribute to Dave Rayner

A tribute to Dave Rayner
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A signed Team Sky jersey was part of the Dave Rayner Fund auction

A signed Team Sky jersey was part of the Dave Rayner Fund auction
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Riders who have been helped by the Dave Rayner Fund

Riders who have been helped by the Dave Rayner Fund
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David Millar takes time to sign jerseys for the fans

David Millar takes time to sign jerseys for the fans
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Lizzie Armitstead was a guest at the 2014 Dave Rayner Fund dinner

Lizzie Armitstead was a guest at the 2014 Dave Rayner Fund dinner
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Thousands of pounds were raised for the Dave Rayner Fund

Thousands of pounds were raised for the Dave Rayner Fund
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Russell Downing and David Millar

Russell Downing and David Millar
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Team Sky's Ian Stannard

Team Sky's Ian Stannard
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Gary Verity was given a welcome recepetion

Gary Verity was given a welcome recepetion
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Yates, Swift and Stannard were guests at the Dave Rayner Fund dinner

Yates, Swift and Stannard were guests at the Dave Rayner Fund dinner
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Lizzie Armitstead is interviewed in front of the crowd

Lizzie Armitstead is interviewed in front of the crowd
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Some of the biggest stars in British cycling turned out for the Dave Rayner 20th anniversary dinner in Leeds on Saturday evening with roughly £25,000 raised for the cause.

David Millar, Lizzie Armistead and Ian Stannard, and the new recruits who will benefit from the Rayner fund in 2015, were among those in attendance, along with the man responsible for bringing the Tour de France to Yorkshire, Gary Verity.

The highlights of the evening included on-stage interviews with a number of riders who have been part of the Rayner Fund’s work in the past as well as a silent auction.

Prizes included a signed Team Sky jersey and the chance for the lucky winner to join the team at their Mallorca training camp over the winter. There was also a bike prize supplied by Chain Reaction.

The most successful prize of the evening came from Verity himself. It included a tour of a local sheep farm and an evening with Verity and six guests with dinner provided by a local Michelin start restaurant.

For a gallery of images from the evening, click here.