Becky James 'will be ready' for Rio 2016 despite injury setback

British Cycling's Shane Sutton is confident track cyclist Becky James will be ready for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after her knee injury flared up again

Becky James on podium, British national track championships 2012

Becky James maybe missing from the British Cycling’s UCI Track World Championship squad, but technical director Shane Sutton is confident she will recover from injury in time to claim a spot at Rio 2016.

The Welsh cyclist has suffered from a recurring knee injury in recent months, keeping her out of the Commonwealth Games in July, as well as going under the knife for a shoulder injury.

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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.