Alex Dowsett to stay with Movistar for another three years

Commonwealth Games time trial champion Alex Dowsett inks new three-year deal with Spanish team Movistar, through to end of 2017

Alex Dowsett in lead, Tour of Britain 2014 stage six

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Alex Dowsett has signed a new three-year deal with Spanish WorldTour team Movistar, taking him through to the end of the 2017 season.

The 25-year-old from Essex was recently in action in the Tour of Britain, where he put in an impressive performance on stage six to take the race lead in what he called his 'hardest day on a bike ever'. During 2014, he took the Commonwealth Games time trial title in Glasgow, and won the time trial stage of the Circuit de la Sarthe.

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