Alex Dowsett named in Movistar's World Championships TTT squad

Alex Dowsett forms part of a strong Movistar squad for the UCI team time trial World Championships on Sunday

Alex Dowsett, British time trial championships 2016

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Alex Dowsett will prepare for his tilt at the time trial title at the UCI road World Championships next week by forming part of a strong Movistar squad for the team time trial championships on Sunday.

Movistar finished third in 2015 behind perennial title contenders BMC and Etixx-Quick Step and hope to make the step up on the podium in Doha, Qatar, this weekend.

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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.