Dan Bigham missing track Worlds, but Olympic dream lives on

The HUUB Wattbike rider believes his riders are good enough to represent Great Britain at the 2020 Olympic Games, but the current selection process means the odds are stacked against a rider not on the British cycling team

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Dan Bigham missed out on selection for the track cycling World Championships this week, but he isn’t letting that destroy his dream of making it to the Olympics next year.

The HUUB Wattbike rider applied for a spot on the British team who start competing in Poland today, but was not deemed to be a genuine medal contender for the individual pursuit. His team-mate John Archibald was selected for the event that takes place on Friday.

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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.