Dowsett set to lead Team Sky at Tour of Britain

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Alex Dowsett is set to continue his strong opening season as a top-tier professional by taking on the responsibility of Team Sky leadership at the Tour of Britain.

"I got a scary phone call two weeks ago from [directeur sportif] Sean Yates, saying that Geraint [Thomas] and myself are the GC men. That was quite an honour, to depend on me," he told Cycling Weekly last week.

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