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Cycling ace Victoria admits 'babies not on her agenda'

August 07, 2013 10:22 IST

Cycling ace Victoria admits 'babies not on her agenda'

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Olympic cycling champion Victoria Pendleton has revealed that she is not ready to become a mother for now.


Image: Victoria Pendleton attends the launch of Strictly Come Dancing
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The 32-year-old British athlete is all set to marry Aussie cycling coach Scott Gardner.

She told new! Magazine that she doesn't feel old enough to have kids, the Daily Express reported.


Image: Britain's Victoria Pendleton kisses her fiance Scott Gardner
Photographs: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

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Nicknamed Queen Victoria by Team GB fans, Victoria is enjoying riding a bike more after her retirement from the sport, than when she was competing professionally.


Image: Victoria Pendleton attends the British Olympic Ball
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Pendleton, who bagged a gold and silver medal at the London Games before retiring to focus on her nuptials, asserted that she is still enjoying the freedom from her arduous training regime and isn't keen on a new life structured around smelly nappies and broken sleep.


Image: Olympic cyclist Victoria Pendleton holds her Commander of the British Empire (CBE) award at Buckingham Palace
Photographs: John Stillwell/Reuters

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The Guardian quoted Pendleton as saying that she had lost the fun of cycling in the competitive spirit.


Image: Victoria Pendleton of Great Britain waves to the crowd
Photographs: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

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The retired cycling ace is on a mission to make more women cycle, believing that it is the element of competition that deters women from entering sports.


Image: Victoria Pendleton (right) chats with Jess Varnish
Photographs: Michael Steele/Getty Images

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