Alex Dowsett named in Movistar squad for Milan-San Remo

Having recovered from his broken collarbone, Alex Dowsett will make his season debut at GP Nobili before going on to ride Milan-San Remo

Alex Dowsett in lead, Tour of Britain 2014 stage six

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Alex Dowsett will be thrown in at the deep end on his return to action following a broken collarbone, having been named in Movistar’s squad for Milan-San Remo.

The Brit, who was forced to postpone his Hour Record attempt in February after suffering the injury, will line up alongside the likes of Alejandro Valverde and Juan Jose Lobato in the 293km classic.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.