Steven Burke left out of GB team

Steven Burke

Steven Burke

First published in Sport Lancashire Telegraph: Photograph of the Author by , Sports Editor

OLYMPIC gold medalist Steven Burke has been left out of the Great Britain team for the Track Cycling World Championships qualifying round which begins in Colombia tonight.

Colne's Burke is in Cali as part of a five-man squad but has not been named in the starting four for the qualifying rounds which get underway at 5pm British time.

Ed Clancy, who was a teammate of Burke's in the London Olympic gold medal winning team pursuit, will lead the quartet with 21-year-old Sam Harrison and 20-year-olds Jon Dibben and Owain Doull also selected.

Burke could be recalled for the medal rides, should Britain qualify. They also take place tonight.

The 25-year-old could also ride the individual pursuit later in the Championships with final selection still to be confirmed.

Related links

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree