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British Cycling announces Melbourne Track World Cup squad

Team blends youth and experience as GB looks to build on Manchester success

British Cycling has announced the names of the 12 riders who will represent the country at the Melbourne round of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup, which takes place on the weekend of 19-21 November.

The squad includes 10 of the 12 riders who helped the country win 10 of the 17 gold medals available in the opening round of this season’s competition in Manchester last month, as well as up-and-coming riders Andrew Fenn and Katie Colclough, both endurance specialists.

Other than Ross Edgar, who represents Team Sky+ HD, all of the riders will sport the Team GB colours, and the full squad is as follows:

Ross Edgar
Steven Burke
Ed Clancy
Katie Colclough
Matt Crampton
David Daniell
Andrew Fenn
Wendy Houvenaghel
Chris Newton
Joanna Rowsell
Andy Tennant
Jess Varnish

Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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