Ben Swift unsure of future with Team Sky

British rider may look elsewhere when his contract ends as team and personal targets move further apart

Photo: Graham Watson

Ben Swift is keeping an open mind this year as his ambitions and Team Sky’s GC objectives move further apart.

The 28-year-old kicked off his 2016 season at the Tour Down Under with an eye on stage success, but his best finish was second behind Simon Gerrans on stage four.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.