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British team for track worlds

By:
Laura Weislo
Published:
March 16, 2007, 0:00 GMT,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 22:16 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News for March 16, 2007

British Cycling has announced their team for the 2007 UCI Track World Championships, to be held in...

British Cycling has announced their team for the 2007 UCI Track World Championships, to be held in Palma, Majorca on from March 29 to April 1. The team includes Bradley Wiggins, making his first appearance at the Championships since 2003, Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton, among others.

The team will also include a number of riders making their World Championship debuts. Notable amongst these are Junior World Champions Anna Blyth and Shanaze Reade. Blyth won the keirin at last year's Junior World Track Championships, but Shanaze's title was won in BMX. Shanaze made her Track racing debut only last month, picking up a silver in the women's team sprint with Blyth at the Manchester World Cup event. Also making their debuts are young endurance bunch-race specialist Katie Curtis and rower turned pursuiter Rebecca Romero, and endurance rider Jonny Bellis.

Sprinters: Anna Blyth, Victoria Pendleton, Shanaze Reade, Matt Crampton, Ross Edgar, Chris Hoy, Craig MacLean, Jamie Staff

Endurance riders: Katie Curtis, Wendy Houvenaghel, Rebecca Romero, Jonny Bellis, Ed Clancy, Rob Hayles, Paul Manning, Chris Newton, Geraint Thomas, Bradley Wiggins

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