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German track team for Manchester Worlds announced

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Cycling News
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March 12, 2008, 0:00 GMT,
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April 20, 2009, 21:21 BST
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Latest Cycling News, March 12, 2008

The Bund Deutscher Radfahrer (BDR, German Cycling Federation) has announced its team for the Track...

The Bund Deutscher Radfahrer (BDR, German Cycling Federation) has announced its team for the Track World Championships in Manchester, Great Britain, from March 25-30. The team consists of 14 men and 7 women.

Robert Bartko will do the team and individual pursuit, and will be an alternate for the Madison and Omnium. Daniel Becke and Hennign Bomel will also be part of the team pursuit, with Robert Bengsch as an alternate. The fourth rider in the team pursuit will be Patrick Gretsch, who will also be an alternate for the individual pursuit

Olaf Pollack will be in the Madison together with Roger Kluge. Kluge will also do the Scratch race and the Omnium, while Pollack is an alternate in that letter event. Young rider Marcel Kalz will be an alternate for both the Scratch race and the Madison.

The sprinters will be Carsten Bergemann – sprint, keirin, team sprint, Rene Enders – team sprint, keirin (alternate), Robert Förstemann – 1-kilometre time trial, team sprint, Maximilian Levy – sprint, team sprint, keirin (alternate), Stefan Nimke – sprint, keirin, team sprint, Michael Seidenbecher – 1-kilometre time trial, sprint (alternate)

For the women it is Charlotte Becker – points race, scratch, team pursuit, Elke Gebhardt – team pursuit, scratch race, points race, Alexandra Sontheimer – team pursuit, Verena Jooß – individual pursuit, team pursuit in the endurance events.

For the sprinters there are Dana Glöß – sprint, keirin, team sprint, Christin Muche – sprint, keirin, team sprint (alternate), Miriam Welte – sprint, 500m time trial, keirin, team sprint

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