News: GB Long list for Worlds


A long list for the GB team racing the UCI Road World Championships in Doha, Qatar, from 9-16 October has been revealed

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News: GB Long list for Worlds

Unsurprisingly for a race expected to be decided in a sprint, Mark Cavendish has been selected for the men’s road races along with fellow Rio Olympians Steve Cummings, Ian Stannard and Geraint Thomas, who are included in the short-list as is current national champion Adam Blythe.

Reigning women’s World Champion Lizzie Deignan (nee Armitstead) has made selection for the women’s elite race, as has national champion Hannah Barnes along with her sister and under-23 national champion Alice. Hannah will also represent Great Britain in the time trial event as will current national time trial champion Hayley Simmonds.

Elite men road race (nine places qualified for road race, two for time trial)

Adam Blythe
Mark Cavendish
Stephen Cummings
Alex Dowsett
Dan McLay
Luke Rowe
Ian Stannard
Ben Swift
Geraint Thomas
Scott Thwaites

Elite men time trial
To be selected from the above (two places qualified)

Elite women road race (eight places qualified)
Alice Barnes
Hannah Barnes
Lizzie Deignan (Armitstead)
Dani King
Laura Massey
Annasley Park
Abby-Mae Parkinson
Eileen Roe

Elite women’s time trial (two places qualified)
Hannah Barnes
Hayley Simmonds

Under-23 men road race (six places qualified)
Gabriel Cullaigh
Scott Davies
Jon Dibben
Chris Latham
Tao Geoghegan Hart
James Shaw

Under-23 men time trial
To be selected from the above (two places qualified)




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