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Name: Steve Cummings

Age: 27

From: Wirral, Merseyside

Disciplines: Men?s Road Race and Individual Time Trial

Career synopsis: Steve started his career on the track, winning the team pursuit at the British National Track Championships in 2001. Cummings has since continued to take titles on the track combining this with a successful career on the road, riding for Lance Armstrong?s Discovery Channel team in 2007 and for Barloworld this year.

Titles held: 2005 World Champion Team Pursuit; 2006 Commonwealth Champion Team Pursuit.

Two things you didn?t know: Steve was asked to join Astana for 2008 but turned the offer down and he is the only junior to have ever won the Eddy Soens Memorial Race in 1999 at the age of 17.

steve cummings olympics 2008