Barker leads women's endurance team at Glasgow Track World Cup

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Olympic and world champion Elinor Barker will return to track racing at the upcoming UCI Track World Cup held from from November 8-10 at the Sir Chris Hoy velodrome in Glasgow. Barker was part of the quartet – along with Laura Kenny, Joanna Rowsell Shand and Katie Archibald – that won women's Team Pursuit at the Rio Olympic Games, and is targeting a second gold medal in Tokyo next summer.

"I like that everything gets more focused; you can feel that everything is ramping up, and everyone is kind of on a countdown," Barker said in a press release.

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