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Inspirational eight-year-old boy with cerebral palsy completes triathlon

Inspirational Bailey Matthews was roared over the finishing line by crowds close to tears as he cast aside his specially-adapted walking frame to finish the last 20 metres of the race unaided.

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Despite stumbling twice on his way to the line, Bailey picks himself to complete the amazing feat.

Hundreds of people gathered around the finish line to watch the youngster complete the 100 metre swim, 4km bike ride and 1.3km run at the Castle Howard Triathlon in North Yorkshire.

You can view the full story, plus a video of Bailey crossing the finishing line here.