Chris Latham 'not intimidated' by the likes of Mark Cavendish

Team Wiggins rider came fifth in the opening stage sprint at the Abu Dhabi Tour, and feels comfortable in the company of big name sprinters

Photo: Graham Watson

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Chris Latham (Team Wiggins) mixed with cycling's big hitters like Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) and John Degenkolb (Giant-Alpecin) on stage one of the Abu Dhabi Tour.

The 22-year-old, who finished fifth behind winner Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek-Segafredo), says he is not intimated by the stars.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.