Monitor Biking World Championships: Katie Archibald headlines GB squad

Archibald (left) and Evans each raced for Nice Britain on the Olympics in Tokyo and gained gold within the European Championships

Olympic champion Katie Archibald will lead Nice Britain’s 19-strong squad for this month’s Monitor Biking World Championships in Roubaix, France.

Archibald additionally took madison gold alongside Laura Kenny at Tokyo 2020.

“I took a brief break after Tokyo, however now I am again and actually motivated for every little thing that is to come back,” she stated.

“It felt good to be racing properly on the European championships final week, and our wins have helped settle my nerves concerning the world championships subsequent week.”

Additionally chosen within the girls’s endurance squad for the championships, which begin on 20 October, are fellow Olympic medallists Neah Evans and Josie Knight, and elite observe world championship debutant riders Megan Barker and Ella Barnwell.

Within the males’s endurance squad, Olympic Madison silver medallist Ethan Hayter and Olympians Charlie Tanfield, Ethan Vernon and Ollie Wooden are included.

Efficiency Director Stephen Park stated: “The observe world championships in Roubaix are going to be fascinating for the Nice Britain Biking Workforce, as the vast majority of our Tokyo Olympians are taking a well-earned break. This opens the door for different riders on the crew to compete at an elite degree and gives them with an thrilling alternative to put down a marker of their intentions in direction of Paris 2024.”

The occasion will happen from 20-24 October on the Velodrome Couvert Regional Jean-Stablinski.

Squad in full

Males’s Endurance

Rhys Britton

Kian Emadi

Ethan Hayter

Charlie Tanfield

Ethan Vernon

Oliver Wooden

Girls’s Endurance

Katie Archibald

Megan Barker

Ella Barnwell

Neah Evans

Josie Knight

Males’s Dash

Hayden Norris

Ali Fielding

Joe Truman

Hamish Turnbull

Girls’s Dash

Lauren Bate

Sophie Capewell

Blaine Ridge-Davis

Milly Tanner

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