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British riders selected for Beijing UCI Track World Cup Team

British Cycling has announced on Friday a team of five riders for the next round of the UCI Track World Cup in Beijing which will take place January 16-18.

Chris Newton will return to Beijing, where he won a Bronze medal in the points race at the recent Olympic Games. Newton will be joined by fellow endurance riders Rob Hayles and Peter Kennaugh, all of whom will be representing Great Britain. Two other young British endurance riders – Luke Rowe and Mark Christian – will be competing for Team 100% ME.

The Beijing round of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup is the fourth round of five in the 2008-2009 series.