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World Points Race Champion Juan Llaneras and World Madison Champion Franco Marvulli will be joined...
World Points Race Champion Juan Llaneras and World Madison Champion Franco Marvulli will be joined by Peter Schep and Iljo Keisse to complete the international line up at Revolution on November 17.
Llaneras and Marvulli will be sporting their rainbow jerseys along with Britain's Bradley Wiggins who holds the world title for both the individual pursuit and team pursuit. With Junior World Champions Thierry Jollet, Kristina Vogel, Christian Lyte, Dave Daniell and Pete Mitchell in the sprints, there will be no less than eight world champions on the Manchester boards come Saturday.
The six day specialists will be making the trip to Revolution off the back of the Munich six, won by Marvulli with team-mate Bruno Risi. Both Marvulli and Keisse have shown their winning form so far this season with Keisse taking victory in the Amsterdam six and Marvulli preceding the Munich win with victory in Dortmund.
These riders will have a chance to put a strong British field to the test in a packed endurance programme. Highlights of the evening will include a 20km Points Race, one kilometer Madison time trial and team pursuit challenge where emerging British stars Andy Tennant, Jonathan Bellis and Peter Kennaugh will take on experienced Spanish trio, Sergei Escobar, Miguel Alazamora and Antonio Tauler.
To intensify the action the sprint racing will feature a clash between Great Britain, France and Germany as the world's best junior riders come head to head for the first time since the Junior World Championships earlier this year. With national pride at stake and Revolution the focus for the season the junior sprinters will be racing full gas guaranteeing plenty of excitement for the home crowds.