London 2012: Two more Olympic teams to train in Surrey

Two more Olympic teams have signed up to train in Surrey for London 2012.

The New Zealand cycling and Mauritius swimming teams join 21 others who have decided to use the county as a base.

A large part of the cycling road race will take place in Surrey and many of the world's top teams will train there.

Despite a deadline passing for a training grant of up to £25,000 from Olympic organisers Locog, councillors have encouraged more teams to come to Surrey to train.

The New Zealand riders will join British, Canadian, Australian and US cyclists in Surrey.

Helyn Clack, Surrey County Council's cabinet member for community services and the 2012 Games, described the 23 teams coming to Surrey as a coup for the county.

She said: "Local cyclists will get to share the roads with the world's best and having so many teams and their wider entourages train, eat, sleep and play in the county will provide an estimated boost of over half a million pounds to the local economy."

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