Laura Kenny considered quitting cycling at start of year: 'I was at breaking point'

The 30-year-old nearly left the sport after suffering a miscarriage and an ectopic pregnancy

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Dame Laura Kenny has admitted she nearly quit cycling at the beginning of 2022, after suffering a miscarriage and an ectopic pregnancy shortly after one another. 

The five-time Olympic gold medallist revealed in April that she suffered a miscarriage at nine weeks in November. Then, in January, she had a fallopian tube removed due to an ectopic pregnancy - when a fertilised egg implants itself outside the womb. 

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