Dowsett targeting Olympic qualification

After narrowly missing out on selection for Team GB at the World Road Race Championships at Copenhagen in September, Team Sky rider Alex Dowsett is hopeful that a step up in distance will result in him gaining a spot on the Great Britain team for next summer’s Olympic Games in London. With the bonus of five team places for the Olympic road race up for grabs, Dowsett is looking to force his way into the selectors’ thoughts, as he told Cyclingnews when he helped to launch the new Gatorade G Series in London on Tuesday.

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