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Journalism student in training for epic challenge

A journalism student will get on her bike to cycle 700km next summer for a children’s charity.

Olivia Michaud, 19, who is studying at the University of Sheffield, will cycle across the Himalayas in India in June to raise money for charity Childreach International, which helps youngsters in the developing world.

Said Olivia: “There will be sweat, laughs and tears – it’s an opportunity to make a difference.”

The 19-year-old journalism student at is training hard and is appealing for people to help her raise £3,000.

As part of her training Olivia has vowed to eat no biscuits and will run the Sheffield half marathon.

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