Owain Doull: Signing to Team Sky will not get in the way of Olympic focus

Welshman Owain Doull has a bright future ahead of him as a road rider, but for now he says he's fully committed to riding for Great Britain at the 2016 Olympic Games

Owain Doull

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Owain Doull will join Team Sky as a stagiaire in the immediate aftermath of the Rio Olympics but is hopeful that the Team WIGGINS outfit helping steer him towards a gold medal will continue for another Games cycle.

Doull has said the fledgling Continental outfit, founded by Bradley Wiggins and designed to foster British track endurance talent in the lead-up to Rio, has been advantageous to the squad vying for selection.

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Sophie Smith is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and author of Pain & Privilege: Inside Le Tour. She follows the WorldTour circuit, working for British, Australian and US press, and has covered 10 Tours de France.