Swift fails to attend Katusha meeting

Ben Swift, Otley Town Centre Grand Prix 2009

Katusha team manager Andrei Tchmil has confirmed to Cycling Weekly that Britain's Ben Swift did not turn up for a meeting in Italy on Tuesday to clarify his future at the Russian team.

The 23 year-old from Rotherham would like to join Team Sky for 2010 and the new British team is keen to have him but Swift still has a year to run on his two-year neo-pro contract.

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