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Name: Liam Killeen

Age: 26

From: Malvern

Disciplines: Mountain biking

Career synopsis: Killeen is one of Great Britain?s best mountain bikers, winning the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. Killeen has been racing since 1995 and turned professional in 2003. Liam is a strong rider and with Beckingsale, will represent a strong British challenge for medals in the mountain bike race.

Titles held: 2003 European Cup; 2003 UK National Points series; 2006 Commonwealth Champion; 2006 British National Series Champion

Two things you didn?t know: His career goal is to win a medal in Beijing and he admits that one of his weaknesses is his positioning on the first lap of a race.