Matt Gibson: the surprise call up for 2015 track world championships

18 year-old Matt Gibson makes senior Great Britain track debut in Paris at the 2015 UCI Track World Championships

(Image credit: Andy Jones 2014)

Matt Gibson will look to make the most of his pressure free role at the upcoming UCI track world championships after his surprise call up to the Great Britain team in Paris.

The 18 year-old first year on GB’s Olympic Academy Programme will make his debut in senior GB colours as part of a seven strong men’s endurance squad. While providing valuable support in the team pursuit, Gibson says he is likely to ride the scratch race on February 19.

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Richard Abraham is an award-winning writer, based in New Zealand. He has reported from major sporting events including the Tour de France and Olympic Games, and is also a part-time travel guide who has delivered luxury cycle tours and events across Europe. In 2019 he was awarded Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards.