British Cycling announces youthful squad for European Track Championships

Elinor Barker, Katie Archibald and Steven Burke are the only members of the Rio 2016 squad who will ride at the European Track Championships

A mixture of young and experienced riders will compete for Great Britain at this month's European Track Championships in Paris.

Three gold medallists from Rio 2016 make the squad, with the other 13 riders comprising of riders expected to compete for a place at Tokyo 2020 and future World Championships.

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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.