Henderson confirmed in NZ world championships lineup

New Zealand's Greg Henderson has been confirmed in his country's world track championship team after...

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:
Tim Gudsell
Pete Latham
Greg Henderson
Hayden Roulston
Marc Ryan
Westley Gough
Sam Bewley
Jesse Sergent
Catherine Cheatley
Ali Shanks.

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