New Zealand mourns sudden death of Olympic track cyclist Olivia Podmore

Olivia Podmore riding for New Zealand
Olivia Podmore riding for New Zealand (Image credit: Getty Images)

The New Zealand Olympic Committee has said it is deeply saddened by the sudden death of 24-year-old track cyclist Olivia Podmore and has begun to offer support to other athletes and staff on the New Zealand Olympic Team.

Podmore represented New Zealand at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and a number of other World Championships and major events. She had qualified for the recent Olympic Games but was not selected and did not compete in Tokyo.  

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