German federation announces men's Olympic road team

The German cycling federation BDR has announced its five-rider selection for the Olympic road race taking place on Saturday, July 28. Top sprinter André Greipel (Lotto-Belisol) will have four lead-out men at his disposal in his bid to take an Olympic medal: fellow sprinter John Degenkolb (Argos-Shimano) plus Bert Grabsch (Omega Pharma Quick Step), Tony Martin (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) and Marcel Sieberg (Lotto-Belisol). BMC's Marcus Burghardt is the team's reserve man, and Martin and Grabsch will also be scheduled to race the time trial event.

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