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Laura Trott admits she didn't like Jason Kenny when they first met

Laura Trott and Jason Kenny may be happily married now, but their relationship didn't get off to the greatest start.

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Laura admitted she didn't like Jason when they first met because he wasn't very welcoming when she first joined the Great Britain cycling programme.

Speaking during a joint appearance on Loose Women, Laura said: "I moved up to Manchester when I was 18 to be part of the Great Britain programme and everyone's really friendly, you walk into the mechanics and they’re like 'morning!' and because I was new I was like 'okay hi'.


Laura Jason 1© Photo: Rex

Laura Trott admitted she thought Jason Kenny was rude when they first met

"Sir Chris comes up to you 'I'm Sir Chris Hoy and you're like starstruck cause he's a legend in our sport and then Jason just sat there drinking a cup of coffee, [he said] nothing."

However Jason defended himself, telling the panel: "I'm just terrible at first impressions I think."

The pair later struck up a relationship, and tied the knot in a low-key ceremony in September.

"We kept it as low key as we could, we actually only had 63 people at the daytime bit," Laura said. "We told everybody at British Cycling that they weren't coming to the daytime, they're all for the evening, so not actually that many people knew, so we didn't have to tell that many people 'you have to keep it quiet'."

Laura Jason

The couple married in September

The couple successfully pulled off a private wedding, with Jason proudly announcing the news on Twitter the following day.

Posting a sweet picture of his bride posing in bed alongside their pet pooches, Sprolo and Pringle, Jason wrote: "Good morning Mrs Kenny."

The following day, the British cyclist shared a gorgeous picture of the pair shortly after their nuptials with a sweet message to her husband.

"24.09.16. The happiest day of my life," she wrote. "With all my family and close friends I married my best friend. We had the most amazing day and I'm so pleased to finally be able call Jason my Husband."

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