A TRAINEE doctor and former North Yorkshire schoolgirl has won silver for Team GB.

Zoe Langham from Thornborough, outside Ripon, came second in Saturday's UCI Cycling Esports World Championships.

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The former Ripon Grammar School, who left RGS in 2017, said: "I rode my absolute heart out surrounded by so much love.

"It’s been a seriously humbling 24 hours as I’ve realised just how many were watching, cheering me on and supporting me until the end.

"I came into this week quite unwell, and there was absolutely no mercy out there. Every single lady who made it did absolutely amazingly.

"It was a fantastic night."

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Zoe studied medicine at the University of Nottingham, having taken history, chemistry and biology at A-level at RGS.

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Recording the win on Instagram, Zoe said: