How Team Sky will treat their young riders differently in 2017

Team Sky coach Rod Ellingworth concedes that the squad's winning attitude has sometimes meant development of younger riders has suffered

Jon Dibben at the Team Sky training camp 2017. Photo: Daniel Gould

(Image credit: Daniel Gould)

Team Sky admit that they've altered their approach to developing young riders for the 2017 season, as fledgling British stars Tao Geoghegan Hart, Owain Doull and Jon Dibben all prepare to make their debuts with the WorldTour outlet.

Rod Ellingworth, Sky’s head of performance operations, conceded that the squad’s focus on winning the biggest races on the calendar has in the past been a downfall for the younger members of the team.

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