Alex Dowsett hopes to beat Chris Froome to GB's only time trial place at Rio 2016

Movistar's Alex Dowsett hopes to use the Giro d'Italia time trials to give the Great Britain selectors a dilemma ahead of the Rio Olympics

24 September 2014
Road World Championships (Ponferrada, SPAIN)
Men Elite TT
DOWSETT Alex (GBR) Movistar
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

While everybody is wondering whether Chris Froome can do the treble of Tour de France, Olympic time trial and road race, Alex Dowsett is harbouring desires to derail the Team Sky rider's plans.

Great Britain can only select one rider for the time trial in Rio this August, after both Dowsett and Steve Cummings failed to finish in the top-10 at the World Championships in Richmond.

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