Ben Swift returns to Team Sky for 2019 season

Swift heads back to the British team after two years at UAE Team Emirates

Ben Swift of UAE Team Emirates (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Ben Swift will return to Team Sky for 2019 after two years with UAE Team Emirates.

Team Sky confirmed on Monday that they had re-signed the 30-year-old, who spent seven seasons with them from their inception in 2010.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).