British Cycling keep faith with youth for opening Track World Cup rounds

Elinor Barker and Katy Marchant are the only Olympians in the squad for the second round of the Track World Cup

British Cycling's HQ in Manchester. Photo: Russ Ellis

British Cycling will field youthful squads in the first two rounds of this year's Track World Cup.

The first takes place in Glasgow on November 4-6, before the second round is held in Apeldoorn a week later.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and long reads across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013. In 2024 he released a seven-part podcast documentary, Ghost in the Machine, about motor doping in cycling.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains. He lives in Valencia, Spain.