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Manchester BMX star Charlotte Worthington out of the kitchen and into the Olympic fire after soaring to glory in Tokyo

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Get the day's biggest stories sent direct to your inbox so you never miss a thing Charlotte Worthington cooks up a mean chiles en nogada but found an experimental new recipe to make Olympic history in Tokyo.

It's just four years since Britain's latest Olympic champion was pulling long shifts as a chef in a Mexican restaurant in Chorlton.

Now she's the first-ever BMX Freestyle gold medallist - and she produced a trick never previously seen to do it, a dizzying, gravity-defying, heart-in-mouth 360 backflip that left rivals shaking their head in disbelief and admiration.

Britain it seems is BMX - these kids from the streets are taking on the world and winning, Worthington joining Bethany Shriever and Kye Whyte, who won gold and silver in BMX

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