Route Announced for 2012 Cyclists

10 February 2011, 15:09 | Updated: 21 February 2011, 14:17

The route's been announced for the cycling road race at the London Olympics next year.

The 15-and-a-half kilometre circuit will start and finish in front of Buckingham Palace.

Riders will head through central London before crossing the River Thames at Putney Bridge in Fulham.

They'll then head off on a loop taking in parts of south west London and Surrey, including Richmond, Esher, Weybridge, Leatherhead and Box Hill in Dorking.