Victoria Pendleton to appear on Emmerdale

Retired Olympic track champion Victoria Pendleton will appear on episode of TV soap Emmerdale on July 4

Victoria Pendleton and sprint silver, London 2012 Olympic Games, track day six

Victoria Pendleton is swapping the velodrome as a cyclist for a village as an Emmerdale actress.

Pendleton, the two-time Olympic gold medallist, has dipped into an array of activities since her retirement after London 2012.

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