British Cycling launch initiative to help domestic riders bridge gap to UCI Continental level

Elite Development Team status will be launched in 2021

Great Britain lining up for the 2019 Tour of Britain (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

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British Cycling will launch an initiative next year to help domestic teams and riders bridge the gap to UCI Continental level.

The idea is to help support the best British riders "towards success on the world stage", by creating a new tier called Elite Development Team status.

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