Olympic champions Mitchell, Lavreysen headline UCI Track Champions League qualifiers

Olympic sprint champion Kelsey Mitchell (Canada)
Olympic sprint champion Kelsey Mitchell (Canada) (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Olympic gold medalists Kelsey Mitchell (Canada) and Harrie Lavreysen (Netherlands) have been named as two of 12 pre-qualified riders for the new UCI Track Champions League.

The five-round series begins on November 6 in Mallorca, round 2 is in Lithuania on November 27, two rounds will be held in London on December 3 and 4, with the final round taking place in Israel on December 11.

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