British Cycling re-establishes Italian training base

British Cycling has announced a new structure for the development of cyclists leading up to the 2020 Olympic Games - New training base in Italy - Creation of women's road programme

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British Cycling will re-establish an Italian training base next year in an attempt to help nurture potential future Olympic hopefuls.

Although the exact location is yet to be finalised, the site in northern Italy will be primarily used by members of BC’s Olympic Academy men’s endurance squad from February 2016. The new training base will also complement BC’s development programmes in BMX and mtb.

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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.