German long team named for World's

The German Cycling Federation (BDR) has announced a provisional men's team that will contest the World Championships in Madrid between September 21 and 25. The 25 member team includes all the usual suspects: Jan Ullrich, Erik Zabel, Robert Förster, Jens Voigt, and Michael Rich, along with new face Gerald Ciolek (Akud Arnolds Sicherheit), who also happens to be a very good sprinter and the reigning German champion. With a sprinters' course laid out in Madrid, Ciolek could well make the final cut.

The full team:

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