Theo Crutchley-Mack, New 50p coin design, London 2012

A Halifax schoolboy cyclist has beaten 3,000 other entries to win a Royal Mint design competition to create a cycling themed 50 Pence coin in celebration of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Theo Crutchley-Mack, 16, took part in a nationwide secondary school competition organised by the Royal Mint. His winning design was announced this morning, at his school, Rishworth, who won the £10,000 first prize. The design features a track rider at speed in a velodrome.

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