New Zealand's Greg Henderson has been confirmed in his country's world track championship team after selectors originally left the T-Mobile out of the squad due to his commitments with the magenta ProTour team. Successful negotiations with T-Mobile has allowed the Otago rider to take a position in the squad for this months championships in Palma, Spain.
Henderson is expected to contest the scratch race and will also re-unite with Hayden Roulston for the Madison.
"[National track coach] Terry Gyde has been negotiating with Greg and his T-mobile team to make him available for the worlds," BikeNZ high performance director Michael Flynn told Stuff.co.nz. "Greg was really keen [to ride at the world championships] and because of his performances so far, not only individually, but also for the team, [T-Mobile] were reasonably happy for that to occur."
The announcement means Henderson will need to make a rushed switch from road to track, with his road program running up to the day before the world track championships.
New Zealand world track championships roster: