Box Hill, London-Surrey Cycle Classic 2011

Head of sport for the London London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), Debbie Jevans has expressed her confidence that more fans will be able to access Box Hill during the 2012 Olympic Games.

The London-Surrey Cycle Classic, held this August as a test event, saw just 3000 spectators allowed onto the centrepiece climb of the Olympic road races.

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Richard Abraham is an award-winning writer, based in New Zealand. He has reported from major sporting events including the Tour de France and Olympic Games, and is also a part-time travel guide who has delivered luxury cycle tours and events across Europe. In 2019 he was awarded Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards.