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Four Welsh cyclists to represent Great Britain at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships

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Published: 6 February 2013

2013 UCI Track World Championships coverage |

Four Welsh cyclists have been selected to compete for Great Britain at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Minsk later this month.

British Cycling has today confirmed the 16 riders selected to represent Great Britain at the forthcoming UCI Track Cycling World Championships taking place on 20-24 February in Minsk.

Becky James

The squad includes Olympic gold medalists Jason Kenny, Phil Hindes, Ed Clancy, Steve Burke, Dani King and Laura Trott, while youngsters Kian Emadi, Vicky Williamson, Jon Dibben, Owain Doull, Simon Yates and Elinor Barker all make their senior world championship debut.

The event also marks Ed Clancy’s return to the endurance squad, having ridden as ‘man three’ in the team sprint event at the Glasgow Track World Cup.

Performance Director Sir Dave Brailsford said: “The first year of an Olympic cycle is always an interesting one as it gives the opportunity for our young riders to compete alongside the world’s best and experience the competitive environment which is crucial for their development. With that in mind, the focus for the team is to perform to the best of their ability as the route to Rio firmly begins.”


Matt Crampton

Kian Emadi

Becky James

Jason Kenny

Phil Hindes

Vicky Williamson

Men’s Endurance

Steven Burke

Ed Clancy

Jon Dibben

Owain Doull

Sam Harrison

Andy Tennant

Simon Yates

Women’s Endurance

Elinor Barker

Dani King

Laura Trott

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