Downing joins Wiggins, Thomas and Swift in Square Mile Challenge

Russell Downing and Geraint Thomas, Tour of Britain 2010, stage one

Team Sky are set to take on the City in the IG Markets Square Mile Challenge tomorrow (Friday, November 26) in Broadgate Circle, EC2. The event has been created to launch IG Markets' partnership with Team Sky for the 2011 season and has seen cycling fans sign up in their droves to compete against the Pro Tour stars over a virtual one-mile race.

With such a high demand for race places, Russell Downing has been drafted in to support Sky team mates Bradley Wiggins, Geraint Thomas and Ben Swift in back to back races across the day.

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