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Tributes flood in for 'inspirational' Hoy

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British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday led tributes to the country's most successful Olympian Chris Hoy, after the cycling great announced his retirement from the sport. 

Chris Hoy from Britain competes in the men's sprint event at the 2012 Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne on April 7, 2012. British Prime Minister David Cameron led tributes to the country's greatest Olympian Chris Hoy, after the cycling great announced his retirement from the sport.

The 37-year-old Hoy, one of the most recognisable figures in British sport, bowed out as the most decorated cyclist in Games history with six Olympic gold medals, as well as 11 world titles.

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