Former world champion Colin Sturgess joins Madison-Genesis as team manager

Sturgess replaces outgoing team manager Mike Northey

Colin Sturgess at the Rutland-Melton Cicle Classic

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

After a successful 2017 season that included a fifth-place finish at the Tour de Yorkshire, Madison-Genesis have appointed former world and national champion Colin Sturgess as team manager.

Sturgess, who won the individual pursuit at the Track World Championship in 1989 and the British national road race title in 1990, has taken over from Mike Northey, who has decided to move back home to New Zealand with his young family.

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