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Cycling Australia names roster for track World Championships

The Australian men's Team Pursuit​ members race in the final during the Brisbane UCI Track World Cup at the Anna Meares Velodrome in December
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Reigning men's and women's Team Pursuit world champions Australia will return their rainbow-winning squads to the upcoming UCI Track World Championships in Berlin February 26 through March 1.

Seventeen riders in all will compete for Australia over the endurance and sprint disciplines. 

Men's Team Pursuit world champions Samuel Welsford, Alexander Porter, Kelland O'Brien, Leigh Howard and Cameron Scot will all return as part of Australia's 'endurance' selection, as well as nine-time world champion Cameron Meyer. 

Reigning women’s team pursuit world champions Ashlee Ankudinoff, Georgia Baker, Amy Cure, Annette Edmondson and Alexandra Manly are confirmed for the event, with Maeve Plouffe set to make her world championship debut.

The Australian contingent in Berlin will also include 2019 team sprint world champions Stephanie Morton and Kaarle McCulloch, along with 2018 sprint world champion Matthew Glaetzer, Rio Olympian Nathan Hart and Matthew Richardson.   

Australia for 2020 track Worlds

Sprint 

Stephanie Morton
Kaarle McCulloch
Matthew Glaetzer
Nathan Hart
Matthew Richardson 

Endurance

Ashlee Ankudinoff
Georgia Baker
Amy Cure
Annette Edmondson
Alexandra Manly
Maeve Plouffe
Leigh Howard
Cameron Meyer
Kelland O'Brien
Alexander Porter
Cameron Scott
Samuel Welsford