World titles expected of British track team in Cali

British track team race at the UCI track cycling world championships in Cali, Colombia this week. Shane Sutton is keen to manage the expectation on this very young team.

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The British track team will go in to the 2014 track cycling world championships looking to perform and looking to win medals, according to head coach Shane Sutton who is in charge of the team in Cali, Colombia.

The external expectations are for another medal haul from this young squad, and Sutton himself suggested six medals would be a good return. “I expect everyone to be the best they can be,” he said when interviewed the day before competition began.

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Simon Richardson
Magazine editor

Editor of Cycling Weekly magazine, Simon has been working at the title since 2001. He fell in love with cycling 1989 when watching the Tour de France on Channel 4, started racing in 1995 and in 2000 he spent one season racing in Belgium. During his time at CW (and Cycle Sport magazine) he has written product reviews, fitness features, pro interviews, race coverage and news. He has covered the Tour de France more times than he can remember along with two Olympic Games and many other international and UK domestic races. He became the 130-year-old magazine's 13th editor in 2015.