News – GB for Road Worlds


Great Britain Cycling Team for the Road Worlds revealed including David Millar in his final major championships

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News – GB for Road Worlds

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David Millar will captain the men’s road team for the final time of his career, leading a nine-strong team which includes Tour de France winner Chris Froome as well as current national champion Pete Kennaugh.

National time trial champion Sir Bradley Wiggins will contest the time trial event, as will Commonwealth gold medallist Alex Dowsett. In the women’s road race, Lizzie Armitstead will lead a team of six riders which also includes two-time junior world champion Lucy Garner.

Speaking of the final selection, Technical Director Shane Sutton said: “I’m pleased with the teams we’ve selected for the UCI Road World Championships. Across the board, we have some real podium contenders. “Sir Brad showed great form at the Tour of Britain this year, winning the time trial stage, and of course Alex did a fantastic ride to win the time trial at the Commonwealth Games so it will be interesting to see how they get on”.

“Fellow Commonwealth Games champion Lizzie Armitstead has a great team around her including two mountain bikers who should be able to support her on the reasonably hilly course. For the men’s road race, Chris proved he’s in good shape by coming second at the Vuelta and I’m pleased David Millar will be leading the team in his last outing in Great Britain kit”.

“In the younger ranks, we’ve had some impressive results from the under-23 riders this season, noteably Tao Geoghagen Hart and Dan McLay. We have some great opportunities at this year’s Road World Championships, and I wish the team the best of luck out there.”

Men’s Elite Road Race
Steve Cummings
Chris Froome
Pete Kennaugh
David Millar
Luke Rowe
Ben Swift
Geraint Thomas
Adam Yates
Simon Yates

Men’s Elite Time Trial
Alex Dowsett
Sir Bradley Wiggins

Women’s Elite Road Race
Lizzie Armitstead
Alice Barnes
Hannah Barnes
Anna Christian
Lucy Garner
Annie Last

U23 Men’s Road Race
Scott Davies
Owain Doull
Tao Geoghegan Hart
Dan McLay
Alex Peters

U23 Men’s Time Trial
Scott Davies
Jon Dibben

Junior Men’s Road Race
Gabriel Cullaigh
Nathan Draper
Matt Gibson
James Shaw
Steve Williams

Junior Men’s Time Trial
Matt Gibson

Junior Women’s Road Race
Megan Barker
Grace Garner
Beth Hayward
Mel Lowther

Junior Women’s Time Trial
Grace Garner
Mel Lowther

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