Strong field announced for Olympic Test Event

Mark Cavendish, Tour de France 2011, stage 17

Mark Cavendish, Tyler Farrar, Tom Boonen, Matt Goss and Sylvain Chavanel are among the big names down to compete in the London-Surrey Cycle Classic (August 14), the Olympic test event.

Games organiser LOCOG today released a provisional start sheet for the 23 teams, although many of the competing squad have also listed their reserves on this list.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.