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Olympic cyclist Chris Hoy and wife Sarra announce birth of daughter

The six-time gold medal winner said both the new arrival Chloe Rose Carol Hoy and his wife Sarra are “doing really well”.

Olympic champion cyclist Sir Chris Hoy and his wife have welcomed a baby daughter.

The six-time gold medal winner said both the new arrival Chloe Rose Carol Hoy and his wife Sarra are “doing really well”.

Announced the news on Twitter, Sir Chris wrote: “Delighted to announce the safe arrival of Chloe Rose Carol Hoy this week! Born at 36weeks,4lbs14oz, @SarraHoy and Chloe doing really well.x”

Lady Sarra Hoy added: “We owe a huge debt of thanks to our local hospital & amazing staff, who gave me the most incredible care, while our family of 3 became 4.”

The couple also have a two-year-old son, Callum, who was born 11 weeks prematurely in 2014, weighing just 2lbs 20z.

He spent 60 days in neonatal care but suffered no lasting effects and is now a healthy toddler.

Following his birth, Lady Hoy became the official ambassador of Bliss Scotland, a charity for babies born prematurely or sick.

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