Dowsett and Cummings out to secure Rio places at Worlds TT

One of the two Brits needs to place top-10 in Thursday's individual time trial at the World Championships to secure two spots at the 2016 Olympics

24 September 2014
Road World Championships (Ponferrada, SPAIN)
Men Elite TT
DOWSETT Alex (GBR) Movistar
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

While both Steve Cummings and Alex Dowsett would both have been hoping to secure a high placing in amongst the world's best time triallists anyway at the World Championships on Thursday, there's another reason they'll both be giving their all to get inside the top-10.

Each National Olympic Committee represented by a rider in the top-10 of the Worlds TT will be given a spot in the individual time trial at the Olympic Games in Rio next year.

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