Sir Bradley Wiggins named in GB squad for European Track Championships

Great Britain name the 20 riders who will compete at the European Track Championships (Oct 14-18), with Sir Bradley Wiggins and Laura Trott set to race

Bradley Wiggins in his UCI Hour Record attempt in 2015

(Image credit: Watson)

Sir Bradley Wiggins and Laura Trott headline the Great Britain squad for the European Track Championships that take place in Grenchen, Switzerland, next weekend.

Wiggins, who is hoping to gain selection for the Rio 2016 Olympics, is named along with seven other endurance riders, although Ed Clancy is absent with injury.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.